San Jose, CA – Feb. 25, 2014 – Kiyat Games, a U.S. based mobile games publisher, announced today that it has licensed its first game, Cannon Whiskers. Founded in early 2013, Kiyat Games strives to bring the best games from Asia with the global licensor Daou Tech Inc. and the game’s developer, Inappin Co., to bring Cannon Whiskers to the North American market around March of 2014.
Cannon Whiskers, a casual game about cannoneering cats, uses a simple swipe mechanic to launch a cannonball into the air. With the help of a kitty cheering squad, the player must keep the cannonball in the sky as long as possible. Featuring HD cartoon-like graphics reminiscent of Looney Tunes with simple gameplay that appeals to a wider audience, Cannon Whiskers feels like a promising first title for Kiyat Games.
“We are looking to bring more high quality games such as Cannon Whiskers from overseas developers. Though publishing client games from Asia is quite common nowadays, we find that not all games are exactly suitable for the Western market. That is where our internationally experienced team comes in,” said Sun Cho, CEO of Kiyat Games. “Publishing in the mobile games industry is still quite new and there is a lot of untapped potential in the Asian markets. We are looking to seek out the best games out there and localize these games to make it more suitable for the American market.”
After the launch of Cannon Whiskers, Kiyat Games will start ramping up the launch of their next more hardcore game for Q2, 2014.
About Kiyat Games
Established in January 2013, Kiyat Games is a Silicon Valley based game publisher with a team of passionate and experienced gaming professionals, who specialize in bringing successful games to the global markets. 'Cannon Whiskers' is their first exclusively published title and the Kiyat team has plans to announce and release another exclusive game later in Q2 of 2014. Along with their exclusive games the team also works on aiding their partners with their marketing partnership plan under the K!games platform.
About Daou Technology, Inc.
Established in 1986, Daou Tech Inc. has a diversified business portfolio ranging from IT outsourcing, and System Integration, to Entertainment Content and eServices. Daou Tech has several games in its publishing portfolio, ranging from the casual Cannon Whiskers to the more hardcore Babel Rush. Since last year, it has published Rock Paper Scissors, Tycoon City, and Nomocraft.