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Svilupparty: l’erba del vicino è sempre più verde

mercoledì, 15 maggio, 2013

Svilupparty è una festa, un evento nato per celebrare il lavoro degli sviluppatori italiani. Ecco quali sono stati i topic principali dell’edizione di quest’anno.

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Help Fishing Cactus produce their next two games

venerdì, 12 ottobre, 2012

[Press Release] Help Fishing Cactus produce their next two games

Mons, Belgium26th of September 2012 – Fishing Cactus, the prolific indie developer behind titles like million-seller Shift and upcoming Creatures 4, today revealed that it will let its fans and the gaming community at large decide the fate of its next two video game titles. As of today, one project code-named Eyeball Invaders is listed on Steam Greenlight waiting for people’s votes to materialize, while Piratoons is featured on the brand new crowdfunding platform Gambitious.

The pitch for Piratoons on Gambitious reads as follows: «Steer your ship along the tropical coastlines, upgrade it with new powerful and magical artifacts, recruit the most greedy pirate crew and engage in exciting real-time Match-3 battles to prove your skills and gather hefty amounts of doubloons! Set sail for the search of the legendary Pelican Tooth, meet a great cast of wacky cartoon pirates, trade extraordinary goods, capture, protect and build harbors. Piratoons lets you experience the warmth of the Caribbean Sea, its lush colors, seducing rhythms and extraordinary stories.»

Eyeball Invaders is a free to play fast-paced multi-player action game for PC, Mac and Linux in which each player takes control of one of many different eyeball-like characters and jumps his way through 5 wonderful environments and 50 tricky levels. Eyeball Invaders have landed on a mysterious planet and they need to get as many energy orbs as they can to build themselves a new spaceship. Only one tiny problem: there’s not enough room on the replacement shuttle for all of them. Let the massacre begins, cause in the end, only one will survive and go home!

The game will allow for eight-player brawling madness over 5 hectic playing modes. Those who want Fishing Cactus to prioritize resources in favor of this project can vote for it over at Steam Greenlight.



About Fishing Cactus

Fishing Cactus is a Belgian video game development studio founded in 2008 by four experienced AAA talents, from the ashes of 10Tacle (Totems, Urban Race). A very prolific team, Fishing Cactus has already worked on over 50 different titles for a wide variety of digital platforms (iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox Live, PSN, Nintendo Wii et 3DS). The gang has performed work-for-hire for several top-tier publishers such as UbiSoft, SEGA or BigBen Interactive. Their track record includes the critically acclaimed Shift (iPhone, iPad, Nintendo 3DS), which has already been played by almost 16 million people worldwide, Paf Le Chien (best-selling iOS free app of 2011 in France), Trenches Generals and Shaun White. Fishing Cactus currently employs 30 programmers, designers and artists in Mons, Belgium.


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Link to Eyeball Invaders on Steam Greenlight:

Link to Piratoons on Gambitious:


Download Eyeball Invaders Screenshots Pack: Download Piratoons Screenshots Pack:


Youtube Eyeball Invaders Trailer:

YouTube Piratoons Trailer: YouTube Eyeball Invaders Trailer Download:

YouTube Piratoons Trailer Download:



Silvia Mandrioli | PR Manager
(available for interview requests)
Email: silvia point mandrioli at fishingcactus point com

Quanti giocatori arrivano alla fine di un videogame?

mercoledì, 30 novembre, 2011

Quanti giocatori arrivano alla fine di un videogame?

«Silvia aggiorna la sua rubrica su Gamemag con un tema che sta a cuore a molti videogiocatori. Oltremanica, infatti, un interrogativo sta facendo impazzire studiosi e giornalisti: quanti giocatori finiscono davvero un videogame?»

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