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Grunka Munka Games is a Seattle-based game studio. We focus on offbeat ideas and turning them into distinct, high-quality games that challenge expectations.

History

First Project

Grunka Munka Games was started by Andrew Ward and Matthew VanCompernolle after meeting at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment Seattle and prototyping weird physics ideas. The first prototype of their space project was born and subsequently named The Enragement Ring. They brought the first prototype to iFest 2016 and Power of Play 2016 in Seattle Washington and received resounding praise for the idea. They then built up a team of like-minded developers, started development in full, and renamed the project "Collidalot".

Founding

Grunka Munka Games was formally founded on July 11th, 2017, and the team promptly went out and got free Slurpees to celebrate. The studio received funding from the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and was later selected as the first company for their US-based incubator program. Collidalot competed in the 2017 Seattle Indie Game Competition and took home the Audience Choice Award. With this momentum, the team set eyes on release and got approval from Nintendo of America to develop Collidalot for the Nintendo Switch.

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Collidalot

Collidalot

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Jet-powered destruction derby meets Tony Hawk rail-grinding! Strap in & dominate the wasteland!

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Twitter

Latest tweets from @grunkamunka

Grunka Munka Games is shutting down. Thank you for all of the support over the years! @Collidalot will remain avail… T.co

Dec 10 2019

The Collidalot 50% off PAX Summer Sale starts on August 30th for #PAXWest2019! T.co

Aug 27 2019

RT @Collidalot: BIG NEWS: Collidalot is coming to PC! Thank you @intel @IntelGaming @TRBPlay for teaming up with us to make it happ… T.co

Mar 21 2019

RT @Collidalot: Surprise #2: What ship is that? What are those?? #intelgamedev #GDC19 T.co

Mar 20 2019

RT @Collidalot: Surprise #1: Collidalot is now only $5.99 on the eShop! Happy #GDC19! Nintendo.com

Mar 19 2019

RT @Collidalot: If you think we won't have some spicy news at #GDC19, think again 😎 T.co

Mar 17 2019

RT @ArnellragasA: Live on Twitch at the top of the hour. Trying out 5 demos in a new Demo Showcase. Come join the fun. Awesome Pea… T.co

Mar 8 2019

RT @VentureBeat: From @GrunkaMunka, @Collidalot is a multiplayer game that’s half demolition derby and half Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater,… T.co

Feb 19 2019

RT @theStonebot: #Collidalot for the #NintendoSwitch by #GameDev @GrunkaMunka Collidalot is a local multiplayer game in which jet-p… T.co

Feb 19 2019

RT @VentureBeat: Collidalot: The car-smashing-exploding game that looks straight out of Mad Max (Sponsored) Wp.me

Feb 11 2019

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