56 Studios Joins the Accelerator Centre

We are pleased to announce that 56 Studios has been accepted into the latest cohort of the Accelerator Centre!

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Cross Platform Games

One of the questions that has been asked a bunch since we announced that we’re making games is: “What do you mean by cross-platform games?”. So I’m going to try and clarify that a bit for everyone. For a game to be truly cross-platform, we believe it has to meet the following criteria: The game must be released on multiple systems Progress is available from any platform People can play with anyone on any system Targetting ALL of the systems!

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Tools and Libraries

For the last 3 weeks or so we’ve been building 3 different game prototypes in Unity, and we’ve found these tools pretty useful along the way.

This is a relatively technical blog post, so it might be boring. We’ll get some less technical posts up soon.

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About 56 Studios

56 Studios is a Super Secret Project from Matt Stevens, Karol Tinsley, and Andrew VanderVeen. We’re three developers that are building a game studio in the Region of Waterloo.

Our focus is on building shared experiences across platforms, where mobile players can participate and compete at the same level as players on their PC or console, with progress maintained across platforms. We want to build games that you can play together, regardless of what platform you’re on, without compromising game mechanics.

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