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Interview with Kim Swift, creator of Quantum Conundrum


4:45 PM on 03.13.2012



You guys have heard of Kim Swift, right? Creator of Portal, former designer at Valve, and all-around badass? I interviewed her last week after getting some hands-on time with Airtight Games's upcoming downloadable title Quantum Conundrum, and tried hard to withhold my giddy fangirlism until after the interview. (Whether or not that was successful remains to be seen.)

I also got a chance to speak with two of Quantum Conundrum's designers, Kasey Quevedo and Chris Madden, about the art style and direction they chose to take with the game. Spoiler alert: It's adorable!








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10:00 PM on 09.12.2012
IKE-aramba! DLC now available for Quantum Conundrum

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5:00 AM on 07.30.2012
Let's get physical with Quantum Conundrum

If you've yet to have some physics fun with the charming puzzle title Quantum Conundrum, then time to get educated. In this video segment, get a lesson on gravity and how to manipulate it with a little help from Quadrangle Industries (and the IDS Glove, of course). Quantum Conundrum, designed by Portal designer and former Valve employee Kim Swift, is out now on Xbox Live, Steam, and PSN.  more



9:00 AM on 06.12.2012
Quantum Conundrum is a wonderful delight

Quantum Conundrum is a wonderful upcoming puzzle platformer from creative director Kim Swift. Her past work includes Portal, and while the game has some influences from Valve's little puzzler, Quantum Conundrum takes things ...more



6:00 AM on 06.01.2012
Quantum Conundrum's adorable E3 trailer gets the job done

Here's a fantastically charming trailer for Quantum Conundrum, the multi-dimensional puzzle game coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 later this month. Cheerful music, bright colors and a furry little creature will go a ...more



9:00 AM on 03.12.2012
Preview: Brain busting goodness in Quantum Conundrum

I had the pleasure of working through my first Quantum Conundrum play session with the help of its Creative Director, Kim Swift. After helping create Valve hit games Portal and both Left 4 Dead titles, Swift moved o...more



4:30 PM on 08.28.2011
Tara Long and Nick Chester discuss Quantum Conundrum

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12:55 PM on 08.27.2011
Quantum Conundrum: Portal-y, but fluffier and cuter

When Square Enix told us that we would be seeing something new at PAX this year, I didn't expect to see anything like Quantum Conundrum. What a nice surprise. Square Enix is working with Airtight Games and Portal creator Kim ...more



1:30 PM on 08.25.2011
Charming first-person puzzler Quantum Conundrum revealed

The mystery title from Airtight Games is called Quantum Conundrum, and it looks like the type of project Kim Swift (of Portal fame) would be attached to. It's a first-person puzzle game, except this time, the subject matter a...more




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