Presenters

Meet the presenters and play their games at GDX 2016!
 
placeholder 3..2..1..Grenades! by Banyango
Banyango is bringing 3..2..1.. Grenades! to GDX 2016. It is an awesome multiplayer game designed to bring back fun memories of great games like Goldeneye. The game is aimed at first person shooter players of any skill level. 3..2..1..Grenades! Website
placeholder 4044: A Princess Odyssey
4044: A Princess Odyssey is a top down, procedurally generated rogue-like dungeon crawler with a 32-bit space medieval theme in which the player takes on the role(s) of a series of cloned princesses. These clones must collect weapons and defeat legions of minions in order to defeat the power-mad Mecha-Wizard and escape his ever-changing dungeon ship.
placeholder Abduction by Red Iron Labs
Abduction by Red Iron Labs is a virtual reality game where you must quickly find objects in your dark apartment while avoiding getting caught by the unknown intruders. Red Iron Labs Website
placeholder Affordance by MacEwan Game Development Club
The MacEwan Game Development Club will be presenting Affordance at GDX. Affordance is a sci-fi sidescroller platformer puzzle game where you play as an engineer who works on a prisoner space train. While you were sleeping, a mass riot was instigated throughout the prison and many of the prisoners have escaped. Unfortunately, they are working towards breaking the train off of its rails so that they can escape onto a planet. The player’s goal is to repair their way through the train and prevent this from happening!
placeholder AsterVoid 2000 by Mad Capacity
AsterVoid 2000 is a couch multiplayer game about dogfighting in space! Justin Luk of Mad Capacity will be presenting this game at GDX. You can also compete in an exciting AsterVoid 2000 tournament hosted by Extra Life! Mad Capacity Website
placeholder Beyond Sol by Praxia Entertainment
Beyond Sol by Praxia Entertainment is a unique blend of action combat and grand strategy empire building in a dynamic open world. Collect resources, build your city, upgrade your ships, and cultivate relationships or rivalries with other cities in your quest to dominate the solar system. Beyond Sol Website
placeholder Bound Against Time
Bound Against Time is a mind-bending puzzle-platformer that challenges players to manipulate the volatile rifts that have mysteriously appeared throughout their homeland. In this beautiful, hard-painted epic, players will learn to think in new dimensions of time and space as they race to restore order to the multiverse.
placeholder Camera Anima by Expresso Mutt
Camera Anima is a point-and-click adventure game created by Expresso Mutt. It features twin sisters, a series of killings spanning decades, and the mysterious serial killer, the Artisan, who steals the souls of those who meet its face. Expresso Mutt includes Domini Gee and Erin Onufrichuck, two awesome game developers from Edmonton. Sleepy Does Games’ Development Blog Dusk’s Development Blog
placeholder CANAGEDDON by Greater Evil Games
Greater Evil Games is presenting CANAGEDDON, a psuedo-graphical RPG that takes place in post-apocolyptic Ottawa where you must battle your way to the Diefenbunker and avoid dying of radiation posioning.
placeholder Catlandia by Catlandia
Catlandia is a mobile-focused RPG where cats are heroes. The premise is that animals have their own society parallel to humans, with various factions and conflicts. The main character is the new cat in the neighbourhood, who, after accidentally offending the Cat Queen, is tasked with taking a fish-filled lake back from the occupying dogs. This will involve several levels with goofy bosses, a neighbourhood hub filled with entertaining NPCs, and of course, a shocking twist. Catlandia Website
placeholder Cloak and Dagger by Endian Entertainment
Endian Entertainment developed Cloak and Dagger, a multiplayer game where you play as either one of many Cultists, or a Possessed. The Possessed goal is to kill all the cultists with his Dagger without being noticed or to convince the other Cultists that another is Possessed and they should kill him instead. This is a very social game and it’s a lot of fun talking to one another and finding out who could possibly be the Possessed so that the Cultists can kill him.
placeholder Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps by Max Gaming Studios
Max Gaming Studios, founded in 1998 (formerly, Max Gaming Technologies, LLC) is bringing Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps to GDX 2016. Wage futuristic war by piloting a fully customizable 50 foot tall mech into battle. Fight for personal glory or battle for territorial domination in a persistent online warzone with your friends in various unique battlefields and combat environments. Do your duty. Serve your people. Pull the trigger! Dark Horizons: Mechanized Corps on Steam
placeholder DAWT by EgoAnt Productions
DAWT by EgoAnt Productions is a chance for you to experience, first hand, what life was like inside a maze in the 80’s. DAWT is a VR action game with elements of Pac Man, Bomberman and other maze games from the 80’s. DAWT Website
placeholder Dominus Galaxia by Starchart Interactive
Dominus Galaxia by Starchart Interactive is a 4X PC space game.
placeholder Don’t Be Patchman by Naturally Intelligent
Don’t Be Patchman by Naturally Intelligent is an exciting game where you help Patchman rescue the sheeple from enslavement by the Drone army! It’s a sneak-and-grow adventure featuring realtime isometric action! Don’t Be Patchman on Steam
placeholder Edmonton Trolley Car by Gametrip
Gametrip is bringing Edmonton Trolley Car to GDX. This awesome first person shooter game is set right here in Edmonton.Players take a historical trolley car ride down 1915 Whyte Avenue, and then over the High Level Bridge. Meanwhile you recieve points for learning about this era in city history by interacting with historical game characters, as well as for viewing historical Edmonton landmarks. Edmonton Trolley Car YouTube Trailer
placeholder Gravity: Episode 1 and Episode 2 by Irwinideas
Irwinideas is bringing Gravity: Episode 1 and Episode 2 to GDX. This space simulator is for smartphones, tablets, and web browsers. Gravity Website
placeholder Hexes by Travis Kegler
Travis Kegler is bringing his board game Hexes to GDX 2016! It is a game for 2 – 6 players full of hexes that put the player in interesting and hilarious situations.
placeholder Kill-O-Byte! by RaVeN Madd Studios
RaVeN Madd Studios developed Kill-O-Byte, a game where you experience evolving gameplay as you change your color and shape in order to defeat the digital constructs that are out to delete you in this unique top down twin stick shooter!
placeholder Life Goes On: Done to Death by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment Ltd.
Life Goes On: Done to Death was created by Infinite Monkeys Entertainment Ltd. It is a comically-morbid platformer where you guide heroic knights to their demise and use their dead bodies to solve puzzles. On your quest to find the Cup of Life, you will summon knight after knight to be brutally sacrificed. Impale knights on spikes to create a safe path. Catch a knight on a saw blade (ouch!) to strategically land the body on a button. Freeze your knights into blocks of ice to reach higher ground. As you journey through treacherous and trap-ridden worlds, you’ll show no mercy to solve each challenging puzzle. In Life Goes On, death is not a setback. It is the only means to success. Life Goes On on Steam
placeholder Little Hellions by Jace Boechler
Jace Boechler developed Little Hellions, a four player game about tormenting your friends. You can compete in an awesome Little Hellions tournament hosted by Extra Life at GDX!
placeholder Lonewolf by SHD Games
SHD Games is bringing Lonewolf to GDX. Be immersed in a deep Neo-Noir story-driven sniper adventure game. You step into the role of a mysterious assassin. The mesmerizing atmosphere and thrilling story will glue you to your device. Lonewolf Trailer
placeholder Me and My Dinosaur by MADSOFT Games, inc.
MADSOFT Games is bringing Me and My Dinosaur, a 2D puzzle-platformer that invites you to join Hunter and his pet dinosaur Rex as they explore a fantastical, sometimes dangerous world. With its breathtaking environments, strange creatures, and perplexing puzzles, Me And My Dinosaur recounts the timeless story of a child, their pet, and the unbreakable bond they share. Me and My Dinosaur Website, Me and My Dinosaur Kickstarter
placeholder Mind Swap by 14th Pole
In Mind Swap by 14th Pole you control two mice whose minds are swapped, and you must battle to make it through the puzzles. Mind Swap Gameplay Footage
placeholder Neon Leon by EO Interactive
EO Interactive is presenting Neon Leon, an awesome PC physics based puzzle-platformer. It’s unique art style and challenging puzzles will keep you entertained for days! Neon Leon Website
placeholder Nick Shostak
The University of Alberta Music Department’s “Sonic Architecture Project” is bringing an interactive exploration of the architecture of an historic site.
placeholder Poly Bridge by Dry Cactus
Poly Bridge by Dry Cactus is a chance for you to unleash your engineering creativity with an engaging and fresh bridge-building simulator with all the bells & whistles and a strong community focus. Polybridge Website
placeholder PolyBall
Polyball is a real-time, multiplayer, physics based browser game where both the players and the spectators take part.
placeholder Polypuzzle by MK68
MK68 is bringing Polypuzzle and SH/FT to GDX 2016. Polypuzzle is a unique puzzle game where you spin, tilt and swipe away puzzles built of colourful 3D shapes. SH/FT is a game where you explore vast mountain ranges, coastal beaches and blazing deserts. It’s an open world, procedurally generated adventure game striving to deliver a fresh, dynamic role playing experience in a highly scripted genre. MK68 Website
placeholder Project Cuddlefish by PolyHobby Studios
Project Cuddlefish is a 2D beat ’em up by PolyHobby Studios. A team of squids must save the galaxy from the most deadly villians.
placeholder Rolling Empire by Fongomongo Games
Rolling Empire was developed by Fongomongo Games. It is a game for 2 – 5 players where each player will choose a fantasy faction and try to gain glory through conquest or building monuments. Rolling Empire Trailer
placeholder RunGunJumpGun by ThirtyThree Games
RunGun JumpGun is a family friendly automatic runner created by Thirty Three Games. This game is super addicting. RunGunJumpGun Website
placeholder Semispheres by Vivid Helix
Semispheres by Vivid Helix is a single-player stealth puzzler where you simultaneously control two characters in connected parallel realities. The game is a mix of mind-bending puzzles and motor coordination challenges. Later levels introduce the co-op aspect of the game where the two sides need to work together (sometimes simultaneously) to progress .Semispheres Trailer
placeholder Severed Space, Game Brane, GHD, and Another One Bites the Crust by Alexei
Pepers Alexei Pepers is bringing four games to GDX! Severed Space is a sci-fi themed classic roguelike. Game Brane is an arcade-themed horror game. GHD is a gamed based on the classic film Groundhog Day. And Another One Bites the Crust is an extreme pizza delivery game.
placeholder Sol Centra by Black Uhlan Studios
Sol Centraby Black Uhlan Studios is a hand drawn 2D adventure game set in a once utopic city. The characters struggle to survive in a world of ideas gone wrong or stretched out proportion. It explores many current issues such as family abuse, political correctness and hacktivism. Black Uhlan Website, Sol Centra Website
placeholder Solid Ordnance by The Guidance Division
The Guidance Division is bringing Solid Ordnance to GDX 2016. Solid Ordnance is an awesome android shooter game that will keep you on your toes.
placeholder Steampunk Rally and Super Motherload by Roxley Game Laboratory
Roxley Game Laboratory is bringing Steampunk Rally and Super Motherload to GDX. Steampunk Rally is a strategy game that incorporates steampunk as more than just a bit of chrome. Using a unique dice-placement mechanism, players take on the roles of famous inventors from the turn of the last century like Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie. Super Motherload is a tile-laying, deck-building game where you have been chosen to lead an elite crew of pod pilots who delve below the surface of Mars in Solarus Corporation’s first major drilling expedition. Steampunk Rally Website
placeholder Stick War: Legacy, Stick Empires, and Mini Legends by Max Games
Max Games is bringing three games to GDX: Stick War: Legacy, Stick Empires and Mini Legends. Stick War: Legacy is a mobile strategy game and Stick Empires is a online browser game. Max Games Website
placeholder Super Banzai by Piecemeal Games Super
Banzai by Piecemeal Games is a local multiplayer fighting game. This awesome game with it’s really cool art style and exciting gameplay can be played in a tournament hosted by Extra Life at GDX 2016.
placeholder Super Motherload and The Low Road by XGen Studios
Super Motherload and The Low Road were developed by XGen Studios. Super Motherload is a 1 to 4 player couch co-op digging adventure with a storyline by Image Comics’ Kurtis Wiebe, a fully voiced cast of Soviet and American characters, and a procedurally-generated world that changes each time you play. It is currently available for the PS4 and PC. The Low Road is an episodic point-and-click graphic adventure series which follows a team of corporate spies dedicated to the protection (and appropriation) of game-changing industry secrets. It will captivate players through intricate puzzles, branching moral dilemmas, and a quirky cast of memorable characters. Super Motherload Website The Low Road Website
placeholder Till Death Do Us Part by Vixeo Games Studio
Vixeo Games Studio is bringing Till Death Do Us Part to GDX this year. The game’s story center’s around two young lovers: Emilia and Kian, who believe they are destined to be together forever. However Emilia’s father doesn’t approve of their relationship and forbids them to see one another. Defying her father’s orders, Emilia decides the only way to ensure her father cannot separate her lover from her is to take matters into her own hands. Magic. She finds a spell in a dusty tome and meets Kian under the cover of night to begin the ritual. The spell is cast… and unfortunately things don’t go according to plan. Vixeo Games Blog @vixeogames
placeholder Tunacycle and Penguin Vs Pirates by The Frozen Machine
The Frozen Machine Studios is bringing Tunacycle and Penguins vs. Pirates to GDX. Tunacycle is an infinite runner where you help Louis and Louise get ready for their big date! Keep the fish of your choice balanced on his or her unicycle for as long as you can while collecting all the accoutrements you’ll need to pitch enough woo to knock your significant fish’s socks off! (Well, that is if fish wore socks…) Their other game Penguins vs. Pirates is an awesome physics-based action game where you send plucky penguins zooming across the ice to bounce the pesky pirates back into the sea. The Frozen Machine Website
placeholder vrNinja by vrNinja
vrNinja is a VR game where you use head tracking to dodge, & keep dodging shruikens, throwing knives, & knife bombs.
placeholder Word Clash by Sohdium Games
Sohdium Games will be presenting Word Clash at GDX 2016. It is a single and multiplayer anagram game. Rearrange letters to form words. Get the highest score. Play solo, play with, or play against your friends and family. Sohdium Games Website
placeholder Farhan Qureshi
Farhan Qureshi is a freelance 3D Artist based out of Calgary. When he’s not working or sharpening his 3D skills, he helps as one of the Directors of the Calgary Game Developers where he also instructed a 3D modelling workshop. In his spare time Farhan also prototypes games, trains in concept art, and repeatedly dies in Dark Souls 3 (but loves every minute of it). Farhan will be presenting his portfolio at GDX 2016. Farhan’s Website