OverviewToronto, Canada-based Capybara Games focuses on the creation of immersive and innovative games for a variety of platforms including mobile, iPhone, Nintendo DS and downloadable console.
Founded in 2003 with roots in the local IGDA chapter, Capybara has quickly become recognized for combining unique ideas, addictive gameplay, and compelling visual style. The studios creativity and quality-centric approach to their games have resulted in numerous awards, including the 2008 IGF Mobile Best Game and IGN's 2007 Mobile Puzzle Game of the Year for "Critter Crunch", as well as IGN's Mobile Fighting Game of the Year for "Pillowfight".
Capybara is a Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii and PLAYSTATION 3 approved developer.
TriviaThe capybara, as depicted in the company's logo, is a South American rodent -- the world's largest species of rodent, though curiously classified by the Vatican as a fish for purposes of Lent dietary restriction.
Related Web Sites
- Capybara Games Inc. (official website)
- IGDA Forums: IGDAToronto'sGameIntiative - What do you bring to the table? (The pre-history of Capybara Games.)