Vortex Game Studios

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Vortex Game Studios LTDA ME
Type Private company
Industry Toys, games, media and entertainment
Predecessors Vortex Entertainment
Founded 1998
Founders Alexandre Ribeiro de Sá
Luiz Fernando Ribeiro de Sá
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil
Key people Alexandre Ribeiro de Sá
Luiz Fernando Ribeiro de Sá
Leonardo Reitano
Ricardo Aquino
Employees 7
Divisions vlab
Website Vortex Game Studios

Vortex Game Studios is a Brazilian independent game development studio. It is most commonly known for its development of the action game, My Country, My Name and the production of the SPJam, a Brazilian game jam event.

Early with the name Vortex Entertainment they did the development of JukeBox VIRTUAL.

Traditional[edit]

In 2012 Vortex Game Studios developed their first traditional card game, the Pankration. Some prototype decks was distributed for everyone who attend the SPJam.

Partnership[edit]

As a plan to expand the company and the Brazilian game development industries world wide the Vortex Game Studios started to make partnership with other stuidos to develop new games and port then to videogame consoles, the first one in this project is the TawStudio Entertainment from Pindamonhamgaba, Brazil.

With the partnership with TawStudio Entertainment they are creating a new remasteized version of Jelly Escape for mobile devices and videogame consoles.

SPJam[edit]

In 2011 Vortex Game Studios become producers of SPJam, a game development jam event in São Paulo with more than 98 people attending. In 2012 Vortex Game Studios become producers of SPJam, a game development jam event in São Paulo with more than 180 people attending. In 2013 the SPJam become the biggest localized game jam event in the world with more than 340 people attending (based in the latest record cataloged gamejam by the Guinness World Records).

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