About Lode Runner
Named one of "The Greatest Games of All Time" by GameSpot, Lode Runner was created by Smith while a student at the University of Washington. The game was not only an award-winning bestseller, but also a significant milestone that influenced many in the video game industry. Alexey Pajitnov, creator of Tetris, said of the game, "my favorite for many, many years. Every level was a real puzzle with its own mechanics, its own dynamics, its own kind of solution. ... I can't imagine any other game with such inventive and unusual design." In a tribute to Smith after his death in 2014, US Gamer editor-in-chief Jeremy Parish commented, "[he] created one of the most innovative formative works of the medium, a game that managed to transcend international boundaries and become a beloved classic among American PC gamers and Japanese console fanatics alike."
About Tozai Games
From the classics of yesterday to the original IP of tomorrow, Tozai Games delivers lasting gaming experiences to passionate gamers around the globe. Based in Bellevue, Washington, and Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Tozai Games is an experienced team of professionals dedicated to building successful licensing and publishing relationships around the world.
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