Wednesday 18 October 2017

Channel 4 unveils first mobile games it will publish

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Channel 4

Emma Clark

Channel 4 today revealed the names and details of the first three mobile games it will publish. These will be released in Q1 2016.

Channel 4 has announced three games that it will publish in the first quarter of 2016.

Fire Fu, Super Arc Light, and Apestorm: Full Bananas will be released this quarter on Android and iOS under Channel 4’s new publishing arm, All 4 Games. It also released screengrabs and descriptions for each of the games.

Fire Fu

"Fire Fu is an intense and sinister arcade game, developed by UK-based indie development studio RetroFist. Players must set alight hordes of devilish critters with fierce and fiery martial arts, across various hand-painted environments. The RetroFist team is led by industry veteran John Kearney, who co-founded VooFoo Studios before setting up RetroFist in 2015. As one of the original co-creators of Hustle Kings and the Pure game series, which are console titles renowned for their stunning HD visuals - players can look forward to a high quality art style as well as top notch gameplay from this experienced team."

Super Arc Light

"Super Arc Light is a stylish, arcade radial shooter. The game features a unique one button control system, delivering a fast-paced shoot-em-up gameplay experience. Super Arc Light is being developed by Glasgow based No Code studios; a team of accomplished, BAFTA award-winning developers, who've worked on high profile AAA games titles such as Alien: Isolation. They’ve combined their AAA games development experience and innovative game design to create original and exciting new IP for mobile."

Apestorm: Full Bananas

"Apestorm: Full Bananas is a 2D side-scrolling zeppelin bombing game set in a steampunk world and debut title from Finnish developers; Snowhound. Fugitive apes have commandeered a zeppelin and taken to the skies to seek out their revenge on mankind. Players must command their stolen aircraft, collect ship-enhancing power-ups and carefully drop bombs on factories, warehouses, and other man-made objects with pinpoint precision; avoiding the likes of trees, birds and fellow apes."

All 4 Games is yet to reveal when these games will be released or how much they will cost.

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