About 2017-08-25T09:27:37+00:00
Summary

Lantana Games is an educational game development studio in every sense. By working with & mentoring students with a passion for all areas of game development, we are a team that helps young creatives thrive. We are dedicated to the development of next-generation educational games, using computers, game consoles, mobile devices, and VR to bring learning to new horizons. We give students & graduates the tools and knowledge to work with us, build their own teams, and make great games.

With a growing portfolio of educational titles like Mondrian – Abstraction in Beauty & Children of Liberty Early Access; and working with schools like Becker College, MassDiGI, Mt. Ida, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and Northeastern University; Lantana Games is THE team where young developers get the experience they need to enter the game industry. Our goal is to create a space where designers, artists, programmers, composers, and more can come together to make great games with a positive influence, no matter their skill level.

History

Lantana Games was founded on November 18, 2009. We were incorporated as an LLC in the State of Massachusetts on January 10, 2011. We have released several free titles in that time, including The Longest Night, Hunters Gulch, and Moonlight: Mistress of Mischief. Our first commercial title, Children of Liberty, was released on Steam Early Access on April 18, 2014. Our second commercial title, Mondrian – Abstraction in Beauty, was released on September 21, 2015, and has been supported through patches and content updates. We became a partner of MassDigi in the summer of 2014, and have continued to work with them, and other schools & students around the Bay State, ever since.

Lantana Games is the recipient of multiple awards, including GameDev.Net’s Image of the Day, the 2016 Indie Revolution Expo’s Audience Choice Award, and inclusion in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Indie Arcade: Coast to Coast exhibit.

Latest Press

At local video game showcases, the scores for low-budget independent games like “Super Knight Quest” or “Mondrian” (a block-breaking game inspired by the Dutch artist) were written by Berklee students.

Scott Kirsner, The Boston Globe

Educational games don’t have to be just for kids. Lantana Games builds puzzlers that teach users about art & historical dramas with classic 2D gameplay.

James Risley, Built In Boston

Children of Liberty features cartoony, hand-drawn visuals.

Mike Minotti, VentureBeat

Deviating from this list’s sarcastic nature, we have a real game about the American Revolution.

Chelsea Stark, Mashable
Awards
Shows & Exhibitions
  • Spring Play: Boston Expo 2017
  • Made in MA at PAX East 2017
  • MassDiGI Game Challenge 2017
  • Geekend 2017
  • Indie Revolution Expo 2016
  • AltDigitalFestival 2016
  • Playcrafting Boston, Spring Demo Night 2016
  • Made in MA Pre-PAX Party 2016
  • MassDiGI Game Challenge 2016
  • Indie Arcade: Coast to Coast
  • Indie Revolution Expo 2015
  • MassDiGI Game Challenge 2015
  • Boston Festival of Indie Games 2014
  • Boston Festival of Indie Games 2013
  • PAX East 2013
  • Made in MA Pre-PAX Party 2013
  • PAX East 2012
Approved Distribution Partners

If you see our games at these sites, that means it’s a good place to buy them. Getting them at any of these portals directly supports us.

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These sites include:

If you see our games anywhere else, like sites for trading Steam keys, there is a chance there is a chance these keys were obtained illegally. We do not receive revenue share from sites like G2A, Kinguin, or other key resellers. If you have purchased our games from these sites, we ask that you follow our social media channels, leave a nice review for the game you bought, or buy a copy at one of the above approved distribution partners. Thank you!

Please also note Desura and IndieGameStand are no longer approved partners. If you purchased games at either of these sites and have not redeemed a Steam key, contact us on Twitter (@lantanagames) and we will be happy to help.

If you’d like to know more about key resellers and what they mean for indies, please read this archived blog post on the matter.

Contact

The best way to contact us is on Twitter, @lantanagames. Check the Community page for other ways to get in touch!