“The plan is to have the entire thing finished before January,” he said.
After that, it goes to the publisher, which will do quality-assurance testing. It also must go out to various countries’ software-ratings boards, which Kidd said likely will happen between January and March.
Unlike most games of the kind in which the blocks slide toward the bottom of the screen, when players turn Collapsus 90 degrees or 180 degrees on a phone or tablet, blocks begin sliding toward the “new” bottom of the screen. Also unique: Eight players can compete simultaneously. Wraith Games have another feature that stands out from others: Their games are playable by people who are color blind.
While the game did not move on in the online competition, “ at least we got a lot of people talking about it, got a lot of support on social media,” Kidd said.
While Collapsus didn’t win this year in the competition, last year it won a smaller competition for up-and-coming games by the same sponsoring organization.