All 4 Games partners with Genix Lab for the ultimate cat cosplay adventure
Wednesday June 1, 2016
All 4 Games, Channel 4’s games division, announced its latest partnership with Vietnamese development studio Genix Lab today, joining forces to bring cat cosplay inspired mobile title; Fancy Cats to the App Store, the Google Play store and the Amazon App Store this summer, where it will be free to download.
Encouraging players to cosplay their cats as a variety of games, film, comic book and pop culture characters from The Notorious C.A.T. to Purr-fessor Dumbleclaw; Fancy Cats has been described as the ultimate cat cosplay adventure.
This latest partnership follows All 4 Games recently being nominated “Publishing Hero” at the prestigious Develop Awards, which will be held in Brighton, UK next month.
Genix Lab is All 4 Games’ first ever collaboration with a development team outside of Europe since the label launched back in September 2015.
“We’re excited to be partnering with the talented team at Genix Lab – All 4 Games’ first relationship with a developer team outside of Europe, Fancy Cats has lots of personality and capitalises on the rising popularity of the cosplay scene. This is a game that will not only appeal to younger games players akin with Channel 4’s core viewership, but to a wider mainstream audience.” – Colin Macdonald, Channel 4’s Games Commissioner and Head of All 4 Games.
Phong Thai at Genix Lab commented: “We’re thrilled to launch our first game as a collective, under the guidance of All 4 Games. It has been a refreshing partnership working with a nimble and friendly team, and most importantly, a team with broad mobile games experience. They’re the perfect publishing partner for Fancy Cats and we’re looking forward to its global release.”
About Genix Lab
Genix Lab is a Vietnam-based indie game development studio founded in early 2016. The team consists of 6 young and passionate game designers, artists, and programmers; and is led by Phong Thai, who was previously Studio Lead Programmer of Gameloft Vietnam and has over 10 years of experience in game development. Prior to Genix Lab, Phong Thai achieved over a million downloads with his hit title Game42, which was named as one of 40 best iPad games of 2013. Fancy Cats is Genix Lab’s debut title as a collective, which is due for release in summer 2016. For more information please visit: www.genix-lab.com