DrinkBox Studios

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DrinkBox Studios Inc.
Industry Video games
Founded April 2008
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Products Tales from Space: About a Blob, Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack, Guacamelee!, Severed
Number of employees
Website www.drinkboxstudios.com

DrinkBox Studios is an independent video game development studio located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company was founded in 2008 by several members of Pseudo Interactive, after that company closed.


Photo of staff, 2012

DrinkBox Studios was founded in April 2008 by Chris Harvey, Ryan MacLean and Graham Smith shortly following the closing of Pseudo Interactive where the three had worked. They decided to start an independent studio aimed at creating unique gaming experiences.


Screenshot of Guacamelee!

DrinkBox Studios is certified to develop for iOS, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360. In addition to developing original game projects of their own, they have also provided work-for-hire development services in programming, art and design on a number of projects for Activision, Vicarious Visions, Playbrains, Bedlam Games, Electronic Arts, Bytemark Games, TransGaming, Capybara Games and Visual Sports.

They announced their first game, titled Tales from Space: About a Blob on June 11, 2010[1] and released it for PlayStation 3 via PlayStation Network on February 1, 2011 for PlayStation Plus subscribers and on February 8, 2011 for everyone else.[2] They announced their second game, titled Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack on August 23, 2011 for release for PlayStation Vita via PlayStation Network in early 2012 and Microsoft Windows release on August 15, 2012. On April 9, 2013, DrinkBox Studios released Guacamelee! as a digital download title via PlayStation Network for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3, with a Microsoft Windows release on August 8, 2013. An enhanced edition was released for Wii U, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 in July 2014.[3] The studio's most recent title, Severed, was released on April 26, 2016 for the PlayStation Vita.

Games developed[edit]

Year Game Platform(s) Notes
2011 Tales from Space: About a Blob Playstation 3
2012 Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack PlayStation Vita, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Playstation 3, Xbox 360
2013 Guacamelee! PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita Released in April 2013 for Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita
2013 Guacamelee!: Gold Edition Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux Released on Steam in August 2013 and for OS X, Linux in February 2014
2014 Guacamelee!: Super Turbo Championship Edition PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Wii U Released in August 2014
2016 Severed PlayStation Vita, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS Released on April 26, 2016


  1. ^ "Coming to PSN: Tales from Space: About a Blob for PS3". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 11 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Tales From Space: About a Blob". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Release Date Announced". IGN. 2014-06-19. Retrieved 2014-06-19. 

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