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Bloodshed Ninja

Hack and slash platformer released for the iOS.

Muelheim , Germany , February 24th 2011 – Today Catnip Games and Aruba Studios are pleased to announce the release of Bloodshed Ninja for Apple’s iPhone on the App Store. Development of the game has been a collaboration of German-based developers Catnip Games and Aruba Studios. With Bloodshed Ninja, Catnip Games and Aruba Studios will deliver exciting Arcade Action, filled with gore and humor, featuring a unique visual style inspired by various schools of classic Japanese art.

“The iPhone is the perfect device to deliver snack sized entertainment on the go and Bloodshed Ninja is the perfect game to be played while waiting for the bus. We have adapted fast and furious Arcade Action to be played with left and right touches on the screen only, and devised a beautiful, unique Visual Style to complement the action and setting,” said Alexandra Gerb, Managing Director of Catnip Games. “Our game is a unique offering on the AppStore and we are confident that users will have as much fun playing Bloodshed Ninja, as we had creating it.” 

Christian Kaufman, Aruba Studio’s Managing Director said: “We were excited to work with the talent at Catnip Games. Together we’ve developed a beautiful, thrilling Action Game bursting with attitude. This will be our first title with Catnip Games but we feel very confident that we will continue our collaboration on future titles.”

Features of Bloodshed Ninja include :

·         fast and furious Arcade Action

·         4 beautiful stages

·         unique Art Direction inspired by classic Japanese Art

·         smooth and detailed character animations

·         2 game modes

·         Facebook integration

·         pumping soundtrack and hilarious sound effects

For more information on the game and download codes for press-reviews, please contact:

Marc Kuepper

About Catnip Games GmbH & Co KG

Founded in 2008 in Germany by experienced industry veterans, Catnip Games focuses on development of downloadable games for Console-, PC- and Apple-Platforms. The core team members have been working together for more than 10 years and have an extensive Track Record of more than 30 released games for PC, GameBoy Advance, PlayStation One, Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable, working with popular brands such as Moorhuhn, Catan, Die Siedler (The Settlers) & Boulder Dash.

About Aruba Studios GmbH

Established in Muelheim, Germany in 2003, Aruba Studios quickly established themselves among leading German Game Developers. Specializing in Casual Games, the team has created many successful titles based on popular German TV-Formats, such as “Ich bin ein Star, holt mich hier raus!”, “Quiztaxi” and “Weisse Bescheid?!”, the latter one featuring one of Germany’s most popular comedians, Hape Kerkeling.

Aruba Studios have development experience on PC, Nintendo DS and Sony PlayStation Portable.  

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