Dev Log | Hive Threat System, New Environments, Public Forums, and more playtesting!

Attention Jumpers! Intel is being sent down from orbit: Here’s what we’ve been up to in July! New Mechanic: Hive Threat system responds to Jumper invasion! New Footage: Friday playtesting streams on most recent builds! Updated Environments: Lava and ice levels are coming back! New Forums: The Hive Jump community forums are open to all! [...]

By | 2015-07-31T13:30:40+00:00 July 31st, 2015|Game Development, Hive Jump, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dev Log | Crawling Walls, Mushroom Forests, and Community Alpha Launch!

Attention Jumpers! It’s time for another monthly update from JUMP Corps HQ! Here’s what we’ve got for you in this one: New AI: Swarming Drones New Environment: Mushroom Forest Concepts New Forums: Hive Jump Community It’s a shorter update this month because we’ve got a lot of irons in the fire as far as new [...]

By | 2015-06-30T09:11:28+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Game Development, Hive Jump, Studio News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dev Log | Planetary Campaign Progress, Improved Swarming AI, and Production Schedule Updates!

Attention Jumpers! It’s been a month since our last report, and we’ve got more Hive Jump goodness to share with you! In this month’s update: Production Schedule: status update! Planetary Campaign W.I.P. Screenshots and details! Swarm AI improved and optimized for multiplayer! Community Forums arriving this summer! FAQ: Physical Rewards, when will we get them? [...]

By | 2015-05-22T16:04:10+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Game Development, Hive Jump, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

ANNOUNCING THE HIGHLY COVETED SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AT GRAPHITE LAB! Graphite Lab is reviewing candidates for summer 2015 internships! The program runs from May 11 – August 14th. General hours on site are from 10AM – 4PM Monday through Friday, but will be negotiated around school or other work schedules for the right candidates. We’re offering [...]

Dev Log | Hive Jump utility items, music, more!

Attention Jumpers! More info from the war effort incoming! It’s been TOO long jumpers. Usually we don’t let more than a month go by without getting in touch with you all, but we’ve been up to our eyeballs in bug-guts and goo! Here’s what we’ll be sharing in this update! […]

By | 2015-04-02T10:26:34+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Game Development, Hive Jump, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Successfully Relaunch a Failed Kickstarter

Greetings from the Hive Jump Team! Now that we’ve successfully Kickstarted Hive Jump, fans and fellow Kickstarters alike want to know how we overcame the failure of our first campaign to clutch success with our reboot.  Below are a few questions we seem to get asked most often. So, we thought we would fire up [...]

By | 2014-12-30T14:49:16+00:00 December 30th, 2014|Game Development, Studio News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2014 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

ANNOUNCING THE HIGHLY COVETED SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AT GRAPHITE LAB! Graphite Lab is reviewing candidates for summer 2014 internships! The program runs from May 12 – August 15th. General hours on site are from 10AM – 4PM Monday through Friday, but will be negotiated around school schedules. We’re offering 2 ART spots, 1 PROGRAMMING, 1 GAME [...]

My Little Pony: The Engine that Drives the Game

Starting with Unity 3D When we started work on the My Little Pony storybook we’d first considered using Unity 3D as the game engine. We were in concurrent development on another Hasbro app at the time (Play-Doh Create ABCs) and believed working on both projects in the same engine would increase the speed of our [...]

By | 2013-11-12T10:57:27+00:00 November 12th, 2013|App Development, Game Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Little Pony: A Partnership with PlayDate Digital

A Partnership with PlayDate Digital We first began talks with the partners of PlayDate Digital at GDC in 2012. As a younger studio, they wanted to match our experience in developing apps for kids with their experience in promoting products to the same market. With Hasbro Publishing as the first licensing partner in our collaboration, [...]

My Little Pony: Party of One hits the App Store!

Bringing My Little Pony and Hasbro publishing to the App Store Get ready for an adventure with Pinkie Pie and her friends in MY LITTLE PONY Party of One app, an intriguing new interactive tale about the magic of friendship from Graphite Lab and PlayDate Digital! Who throws better parties or more parties than Pinkie [...]

By | 2013-09-18T08:47:26+00:00 September 18th, 2013|App Development, Game Development, Studio News, Uncategorized|0 Comments