Smith & Tinker Rolls Out Nanovor
Smith & Tinker, a Bellevue, WA-based game company launched a new, hybrid game combining online and offline play today, according to a press release by the company. Called Nanovor, the game has an online aspect where players can collect, modify, and train small Pokemon-esque monsters called nanovors. Later this year, the company will start selling handheld devices called Nanoscopes, which players can download their creatures onto and use to battle other creatures on another device offline. This is the first game released by Smith & Tinker, which is run by serial entrepreneur Jordan Weisman.