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Johann Sebastian Joust (2014)

Johann Sebastian Joust (2014)

PS3, PS4, Mac, Linux.

Johann Sebastian Joust is a no-graphics, digitally-enabled playground game designed for motion controllers.

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The goal is to be the last player remaining. When the music — J.S. Bach's ‌Brandenburg Concertos — plays in slow-motion, the controllers are extremely sensitive to movement. When the music speeds up, the threshold becomes less strict, giving the players a small window to dash at their opponents. If your controller is ever moved beyond the allowable threshold, you're out! Try to jostle your opponents' controllers while protecting your own.

The game available on PlayStation 3 & 4 and home computers as part of the Sportsfriends compendium.

For more information and high-res images, see our presskit.

Awards and Recognition:

2011 - IndieCade, Technology Award, Impact Award
2012 - PAX 10
2012 - Independent Games Festival, Finalist for Grand Prize and Nuovo, Honorable Mention for Design
2012 - Game Developers Choice Awards, Innovation Award

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