GDC ’09: Ivent developing cartoony Strength of the Sword for PS3

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Ivent Games, a new independent developer, is currently developing a brand new PlayStation 3 and PC title. Strength of the Sword, as it’s titled, is a third-person, fast-paced, beat ’em up action game set in a fantasy realm.

SCEA mentioned the game on day one of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco yesterday, where they told us in a press release that they’ve updated their cross-platform PhyreEngine to version 2.40.

In Strength of the Sword, you play as Strahil, former leader of the “Upper Kindgom” and victim of a plot leading him to imprisonment. You’ll play through the game on the “Island of Dreams” advancing through four different locations, seeking revenge towards those who imprisoned you.

Ivent has some concept art and screenshots of the game on their site. Check them out through here.

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