GPRC Alumnus Named in Forbes "30 under 30"
Former GPRC Computing Science student Matt Thorson has been recognized in the annual Forbes Magazine "30 under 30" list of the most important innovators and influencers under 30.
He is co-founder of Supergiant Games and co-creator of the action role-playing video game Bastion, which has sold over 2.2 million copies since 2011 and won multiple awards at competitions including the Interactive Achievement Awards, Game Developer's Choice Awards, Spike TV Video Game Awards and Inside Gaming Awards.
An independent developer, Thorson created the archery combat platform game TowerFall, regarded by many critics as one of the best multiplayer games of 2013. Initially released for the OUYA and coming to PlayStation 4 and PC in 2014, it was a PAX 10 selection and won the IndieCade Media Choice Award.