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Riverbond Demos – EGLX, GDC, PAX East!

Hey folks, over the next month or so – to break up our long stretch of sitting down and working on game dev things – we’ll be taking Riverbond on a coast to coast demo tour to Toronto, San Francisco and Boston!

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Riverbond
is a hack and slash couch co-op game that you can play solo or with your friends. It’s a voxel styled game with some pretty sweet physics and cubic destruction. If that sounds good to your ears,
wishlist Riverbond on Steam and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates!

 

An Award?! And Riverbond Press!

Before we get to the events, we’re happy to share that Riverbond has won an award! GDC and Unity3D, recognizes Riverbond in the 3D Game Art Challenge for it’s outstanding and unique 3D aesthetic style and experience. In return, we have the opportunity to share all of this with you by showcasing Riverbond at special lounge at GDC – more details on this below!

If you’re wondering what Riverbond is all about, why not check out some of these fine press coverage and previews from Day of the Devs and PlayStation Experience last year:

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Riverbond 2018 Showcases

EGLX, Toronto
9-11 March (Fri-Sun)
The International Centre, Hall 5, Toronto
Indie Corner – Booth #I12 (map)

 

19-23 March (Mon-Fri)
3D Game Art Challenge Lounge, Ground floor of Moscone West

 

PAX East, Boston MA
5-8 April (Thurs-Sun)
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Riverbond in the Indie Megabooth, Booth 19078

 

We really hope to see you at EGLX, GDC or PAX East. Come by, say hi to the team, and bring your friends along to play some RIVERBOND!

 

– Team Cococucumber

Coco Year End Recap

What a year 2017 has been. Let’s grab a hot chocolate and look back on some highlights from this very eventful 12 months.

Riverbond was awarded GDC Best in Play! Woot!
We mentored these awesome co-op students from Sheridan College. Team high-five!
We flew to Japan for BitSummit!
Our First E3. Badass!

Planet of the Eyes launched on PS4 and Xbox One!

Last show of 2017 at PlayStation Experience!

Thank you for following along on our game dev journey this year. Wishing you a Happy Holidays and a spectacular 2018!

 

– Team Cococucumber

PS. Spread the good cheer – wishlist Riverbond on Steam!

 

Riverbond – Coming to PS4™ in 2018!

Hi players! Or better yet, “Hello Circle, Square, Cross, Triangle!”

Oh. Well, maybe we should work a little more on that intro! 🙂

 

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Today we have two SUPER exciting news:

  1. Riverbond will be coming to PS4™ in 2018!
  2. Riverbond will be playable at PlayStation Experience in December!

 

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Voxel couch co-op dungeon crawler, Riverbond, is coming to PlayStation®4 in 2018, and developers Cococucumber will be giving a preview of what’s to come with a new playable demo at PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, California.

 

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Press  / Streamers / YouTubers

To book an interview or a demo slot with the developers, please email info@cococucumber.co

 

 

Christmas Comes Early at PSX

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If you are planning to attend PlayStation Experience (PSX) in December, please look out for Riverbond and bring your friends along to join in the chaos!

PlayStation Experience @ Anaheim Convention Center
Riverbond by Cococucumber – Booth #87
Sat Dec 9, 10am- 10pm
Sun Dec 10, 10am-6pm

The Riverbond demo will be running on a PS4, at 1080p and 60fps for much satisfaction and buttery smooth combat. Plus, there will be lots of voxel explosions! Christmas comes early this year, with good times to be had playing Riverbond with your friends and family at PSX.

 

 

That’s it for today, we hope to see ya’ll at PSX!

– Team Cococucumber

 

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Wishlist! Day of the Devs! Mini Worlds!

Hello everyone! As we write, we are in sunny San Francisco getting ready to set up for a round of year end showcases in the West Coast. More on that below, but first – big news!

 

Wishlist Riverbond!

That’s right folks, Riverbond has a Coming Soon page on Steam! If you or your friends are the PC playing type, please click on the Wishlist button on the Riverbond Steam page here.

Adding Riverbond to your wishlist is super helpful as you’ll get an email from Valve telling you when the game releases, which at the moment is some time in 2018.

We’d really appreciate it if you could help spread the word by liking or sharing this news on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

Also, if you prefer follow Riverbond news in another way, there’s always our newsletter:

Cococucumber Mailing List



 

Day of the Devs

This one’s a good one! We’re excited to showcase Riverbond at Day of the Devs, a one-day event organized by the fine folks at Double Fine Productions and iam8bit.

This is family friendly and FREE event happening in San Francisco on Saturday, Nov 11th with lots of very cool games, live music and maybe a food truck. If you’re in the Bay area and are thinking of attending, RSVP here.

Don’t forget to stop by to say Hi to Martin and Vanessa if you spot them, and pick up a cute Riverbond pin for memories.

 

Mini Worlds!

Over the past weeks we’ve been previewing dioramas of some of the Worlds that you’ll be visiting in Riverbond.

In case you missed it, here is a handy compilation of the first three mini voxel worlds!

Just a mini floating island in #Riverbond 🌊

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Who needs a caravan anyways! 😅🚐 #Riverbond

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️Adventuring through the archway of bones in #Riverbond ⚔️

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That’s all for now, we hope to see you at Day of the Devs for some game related shenanigans!

– Team Cococucumber

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