Glitch

Glitch to close next month

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at 10:37am November 15 2012
Glitch to close

“Unfortunately, Glitch has not attracted an audience large enough to sustain itself, and based on a long period of experimentation and our best estimates, it seems unlikely that it ever would. Glitch was very ambitious and pushed the limits of what could be done in a browser-based game… and then those limits pushed back.”

Thatgamecompany’s Hunicke quits for Glitch dev

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at 08:21am March 30 2012

Robin Hunicke, executive producer on Thatgamecompany's Journey, has quit to join Tiny Speck, developer of browser MMOG Glitch.

Glitch returns to beta for “radical changes”

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at 08:43am December 1 2011

Glitch, the charming browser MMOG developed by Tiny Speck with input from Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi, is returning to beta for what the developer describes as "fairly radical changes."

Tiny Speck shows off Glitch API with Glitch Run

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at 03:02pm October 14 2011

Developer Tiny Speck has used a simple mobile running game to demonstrate the potential of its Glitch API.Dubbed, fittingly, Simple Runner, the building blocks of the game are a simple iOS run and jump game in which you make a sphere dodge other shapes in order to travel as far as possible (you can see it in action in the first video below).Once passed through the "Glitchification" (yes, we groaned too) process, the result is Glitch Run (second video) – the same simple running and jumping game but dressed in Glitch assets.

Browser MMOG Glitch launches

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at 08:25am September 28 2011

Glitch, a browser-based MMOG by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield's Tiny Speck studio, has officially launched.

Katamari creator joins Glitch team

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at 10:45am July 11 2011
Katamari creator joins Glitch team

Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi will help out on the development of Tiny Speck's upcoming casual MMOG Glitch (check Glitch's tag page for a full preview of this fascinating game) according to a blog post on the developer's site.Takahashi, who left Namco Bandai last year, has moved to Vancouver in order to join the team.

Glitch Enters Beta Next Week

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at 10:57am April 13 2011
Glitch Enters Beta Next Week

Browser-based MMOG Glitch is to finally enter beta next week, developer Tiny Speck has announced.The aptly named game was originally intended to enter beta last year, but Tiny Speck was forced to keep the game in alpha while it ironed out problems, adding, tweaking and removing features along the way.

Glitch In The System

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at 11:38am December 2 2010
Glitch In The System

What is Glitch? The website says it’s a massively multiplayer game that takes place “inside the minds of eleven peculiarly imaginative giants”. Elsewhere, a trawl through some promotional videos suggest it’s a smarter, prettier, savvier twist on free-to-play micro-transaction-driven games like MapleStory, with a little of the endless reward schedule of FarmVille thrown in. In other words, it’s a thin-client, single-shard MMOG in which you take on quests, pick fruit, invest in skills and equip amusing hats.

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