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ABOUT STRENGTH OF THE SWORD 3
NA Release 10 December 2013
Strength of the Sword 3 is a PSN exclusive game for PS3.
“The player will take control of a blade-welding,
magic-powered war-machine from the heavens and take on the Dark
Mechanism and his minions in this Challenge-driven Sword Combat
The developers boast about their crazy hard difficulty provided
by an advanced “Group AI” system that analyze the
player's gameplay style and adapts the enemy tactics
On the other hand when asked about details on the story they
“Story didn't matter for us as much... we were spread
pretty thin as it was... what we wanted to give the player was A
CHALLENGING GAME, so that's what we focused on.”
Ivent is a tiny indie studio comprised of just two people:
Georgi Rakidov and Lyubomir Iliev. And the duo claims that they
have no intention of building up a big team. “5 people per
project. That's our limit. We'd rather stay small and make small
games, thank you very much.
We like making games... and in big teams, people don't make
games. In big teams, people make animations. Models. Concepts.
Features. And so on. It's very different. We tried it and we didn't
like it. Staying small is way more fun!”