SHG Studios Awarded 2016 IDMF from the OMDC!

SHG Studios is pleased to announce a $250,000 grant from the Interactive Digital Media Fund (IDMF) (OMDC’s IDMF) for Star Pirates: Infinity.   Star Pirates: Infinity is an under development  next generation Collectible Card Game (CCG) for mobile. In this game, players buy and assemble card decks to compete against opposing[…]

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Ongoing Development

So work is continuing on Spy Battle 2165 (www.spybattle.com).  With Richelle‘s work on art and Mark‘s work on content is leading towards some new story elements for the game expected in February.  We’ve added some periodic weather effects to the game to help liven things up and the redesigned “new player[…]

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A Wild 2D Artist has Appeared!

My name is Richelle Rueda. I am the most recent addition to the team here. While I am new to the studio, I have spent a number of years as a freelance 2D artist and illustrator under the pen name FireCatRich. I have a background in fine art but my[…]

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We’re Growing Again!

Building a video game is a team building experience. You cannot do it alone.  It requires a group of people with various skills to come together behind a shared vision and work some very long hours.  But, sometimes, it really comes together and in the end you’re left with something[…]

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A Fresh Coat Of Paint by Mark The Intern

I walked into SHG Studios for the first time on October 13th. The studio sits at the summit of a non-descript building in downtown Hamilton. As I travelled down the hallway and into the foyer, I noted the standard video game studio fare – microwave popcorn, mini fridge, and several[…]

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Mobile Means “Can Move Around”, Right?

One month ago today, we launched World War Mobile. We knew we had lots to learn going in but also brought extensive knowledge of our own. So now that a month has gone by, we want to share where we are at.  Spoilers – we need to do more work.[…]

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Visual Cues

In game design, there is honestly never enough time.  Whether it is writing, sound, graphics or code, we always want more time to make it just a little bit better.  The flip side is that updating some of these can seem like such a large task that smaller items can[…]

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SHG Studios lands 1Award, IndieGameReviewer Dev Profile

For those who didn’t have the opportunity to log in during our party last month, IndieGameReviewer were kind enough to do an article about us; Dev Profile: SHG Launches New Space In Hamilton, Ontario Our new space is working out very well and the team is in full motion. Many[…]

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