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:

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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!


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.



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.





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




Riverbond at #E32017


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


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

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


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:


Comics X Games

Toronto Reference Library
789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada

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

BitSummit Main Image

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


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.



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.



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