AAA Developers Go Indie, Reveal Tiny Brains at PAX East

Tiny Brains

Spearhead Games, founded by developers behind Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Series, EA’s Dead Space 3 and other popular franchises, brings its first title to PAX in booth 1178

MONTREAL— March 13, 2013 — Spearhead Games, a new independent game development studio founded by former EA, Ubisoft® and Eidos® team members, is proud to announce its first game, Tiny Brains. Tiny Brains is a 3D co-op action puzzle game in which up to four players can take the role of tiny (but super-powered!) lab animals. Players must work together using complementary physics-based abilities to tackle the tests of a nefarious mad scientist.

Gamers and press can bring their medium to large brains to try out Tiny Brains at PAX East in booth 1178. Tiny Brains will be released later this year as a downloadable title.

“Spearhead is a team of passionate and experienced creators,” said Simon Darveau, co-founder and producer at Spearhead Games and formerly Assassin’s Creed® III design director at Ubisoft®. “With Tiny Brains, our ambition is to create a super fun and truly cooperative game. So far we are very excited with the results!”

For more information, or to schedule a press demo to play Tiny Brains at PAX East, please contact


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Download the press kit here.

About Spearhead Games

Founded by Simon Darveau, previously design director on Assassin’s Creed® III, Malik Boukhira, a game designer on Assassin’s Creed 2 and Dead Space 3 at Ubisoft® and EA, respectively, and Atul Mehra, formerly development director on the Army of TWO franchise at EA Montreal, Spearhead Games is an independent game studio based in Montreal. The studio’s first game, Tiny Brains, will be released on unannounced platforms later this year.

Media Contact:

John O’Leary, TriplePoint PR for Spearhead