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Former Assassin's Creed developers bringing Tiny Brains to next-gen platforms

Montreal-based Spearhead Games co-op action puzzler, Tiny Brains, is coming to next-gen consoles, the studio announced today.

In Tiny Brains, players have to escape a mad scientist's puzzles as one of four lab rodents: Create has the ability to create objects; Vortex can bring objects to it; Force can push objects away; and Teleport can do what its name implies.

The development team consists of the game designer on Assassin's Creed 2 and Dead Space 3, Malik Boukhira, former design director of Assassin's Creed 3, Simon Darveau, and the development director of Army of Two, Atul Mehra.

"Our results from PAX East were really gratifying," Darveau said in a statement. "Every single person who played our demo ranked Tiny Brains as ‘fun' or ‘extremely fun,' and we had a blast seeing the many ways players combined their different powers to solve our puzzles. For E3, we've added in more devious challenges and can't wait to experiment on... oops I mean collect feedback from... new players."

While the date of Tiny Brains' next-gen release wasn't detailed, the downloadable title is slated to launch on current-gen consoles and Windows PC this fall. For more information about Tiny Brains, be sure to read our interview with Darveau and Boukhira, where they discuss the studio's unorthodox design process and Tiny Brains' gameplay. Spearhead will exhibit Tiny Brains at E3 2013, which runs from June 11 to 13.