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One Night Only

We’re very excited to announce we’re bringing Planet of the Eyes to Nuit Blanche Toronto, a city-wide all night art festival.

Located at Site 3, a maker space and workshop at Bloor and Ossington, we’re proud to showcase our made-in-Toronto independent game alongside some cool light and interactive installations in Photon Gallery 3.0.

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The Experience

Planet of the Eyes is a retro styled puzzle adventure about a lone robot on a journey through a mysterious world.

The exhibition will showcase a fully playable game projected on-screen, with beautiful vector art by Vanessa Chia, and an immersive score by John Black. The heartfelt story in Planet of the Eyes is written by Will O’Neill and is revealed through a series of audiologs, narrated by Alex Lewis.

More about Planet of the Eyes here.

 

 

Sunset to Sunrise

This is a special event for us as we’ve always wanted to share Planet of the Eyes at an artistic event, and we’re fortunate to work with Site 3 to make this happen on Nuit Blanche.

So this Saturday, we invite all you night owls and video game nerds to to come down to experience the journey that is Planet of the Eyes.

 

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Details:

Planet of the Eyes at Photon Gallery 3.0
Site 3 coLaboratory – 718R Ossington Ave, Toronto
Nuit Blanche
Sat Sept 30, 6pm-Sunrise
Free Event!

 

 

Let’s art all night!
– Team Cococucumber

 

 

 

Planet of the Eyes Console Debut

We’re excited to announce the release of Planet of the Eyes on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week.

To celebrate, we’re giving PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold subscribers a -20% discount for two weeks. Oh, and for all you Steam (PC/Mac) players it’s also -20% off until 25 Sept, 2017!

 

Download here on your preferred platform:

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PlayStation 4Americas | Europe | Japan
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Steam (PC/Mac)
Humble Store (PC/Mac)

 

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Press Reviews

There’s been some great reviews of Planet of the Eyes, check out what people have been saying:

“I love Planet of the Eyes. It’s a short game, but a perfect adventure that comes with a smart sci-fi story.” 90/100

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“Perfect for a playthrough in one sitting”

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“The pacing of the story is perfection, allowing enough time between logs to soak in the games atmosphere and combat the games platforming mechanics.”

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Other News:

Interview: We chatted with PS4Blog.net about Planet of the Eyes, achievements, and some updates on Riverbond.

Process: If you’re curious about how we Designed the Robot in Planet of the Eyes, we also blogged about that on the Made with Unity website.

 

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Thanks for your support! Do the Robot Dance!
– Team Cococucumber

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Riverbond at #E32017

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After attending the Xbox E3 briefing, where Riverbond made an appearance in the ID@Xbox trailer, we’re bringing the demo to the show floor at E3, one of video game’s biggest press events.

We invite you to come drop by the Xbox booth to play Riverbond at these times:

E3 @ LA Convention Center
Xbox booth (South Hall #1601)
Tues June 13, 12pm- 6pm
Wed June 14, 10am-6pm
Thurs June 15, 10am -5pm

Website: http://www.riverbond.com
Press Kit / Media: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-i7xqfzjDW-MEVMWmlDVXdMeG8
Contact: info(at)cococucumber.co

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As a bonus, Riverbond will also demo at The MIX LA on Wednesday evening, showcasing alongside other great up and coming indie titles.

The MIX LA
1010 Wilshire Blvd.
Wed June 14, 7-11pm

Riverbond page at The MIX: http://www.mediaindieexchange.com/games/riverbond/

See you at E3!
– Team Cococucumber

 

Riverbond SS17 Showcases

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Gather your crew as the Riverbond fleet is off on another round of showcases!

This time we’re down in hometown Toronto for a weekend of fun times with comic pals and fellow game devs at Comics X Games during the Toronto Comics Arts Festival. Next we take to the seas and rise into A 5th of BitSummit with the Indie Megabooth in Kyoto, Japan.

Folks, here’s where you can play some Riverbond this May:

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Comics X Games

Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada

Sat May 13, 9am – 5pm
Sun May 14, 10am – 5pm

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The 5th of BitSummit 

Miyakomesse, Kyoto, Japan
1F Exhibition Hall No.2
Sat May 20, 10am – 5pm
Sun May 21, 10am – 5pm

 

We hope to see you there!
-Team Cococucumber

GDC 2017 Recap

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We took Riverbond on tour for our annual trip to the Game Developers Conference. Here’s a short recap of our showcases at events in San Francisco.

 

The Media Indie Exchange

On Monday night, we presented Riverbond to The MIX to media and industry with the Up North Indies gang. It was great to see some familiar faces and catch up on what everyone’s been up to.

It was also a blast to showcase among some stunning games, and props to The MIX organizers for curating the event.

 

 

OMDC Showcase @ GDC Play

In case you missed it, Riverbond was awarded Best In Play at GDC this year and we had the opportunity to show off some local co-op action at the OMDC booth.

We even had IGN even stopped by for an interview. Aptly titled ‘What is Riverbond?’, you can check out their coverage here.

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Canada 150 Showcase @ GDC

This year is Canada’s 150th birthday, and we showcased Riverbond at the GDC Play Canada booth. It was fun to take players through a little adventure and some lucky folks even walked away with a Riverbond tee.

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Channeling the Force

After all that running around, it was great to drop by ILM to geek out for a bit by the Yoda fountain. As always, we’re looking forward to seeing friends old and new at next year’s GDC!

-Team Cococucumber