Endemol Shine Group launches games studio and publishing label Good Catch with KSI Unleashed app
- Endemol Shine Group continues to build on its success within game development and publishing with launch of Good Catch
- The first title to be released under the Good Catch label is KSI Unleashed
Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group today announced the launch of games developer and publisher Good Catch. Wholly owned by Endemol Shine Group, Good Catch will create high quality, entertainment focused games, across multiple platforms for global audiences.
Building on the success of games such as hit mobile quiz app game Pointless Quiz and two games for the global Mr Bean brand, Mr Bean – Flying Teddy and Mr Bean Around the World, with over 7.5 million downloads across the portfolio, the launch of games studio and publisher Good Catch will further expand Endemol Shine’s output within game development and publishing.
Good Catch will also create original IP games following the success of PC ‘ninja brawler’ Black & White Bushido, shortly to launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, alongside the announcement today of KSI Unleashed featuring the most watched individual online in the UK, KSI Olajidebt.
Previously Endemol Shine UK’s head of Apps and Games, Anil Mistry takes up the role of Managing Director, Good Catch, reporting into Endemol Shine’s Group Director of Strategy and Commercial Development, Wim Ponnet.
Mistry said: “This is an exciting opportunity to build an engaging portfolio of games across all platforms with well known global brands and original games. Endemol Shine is a company built on creativity coupled with technical know-how and delivery, Good Catch are well placed to turn great ideas into great games.”
Ponnet added: “The launch of Good Catch marks Endemol Shine’s commitment to developing high quality gaming and reaching audiences directly. The team has a proven track record of creating exciting, engaging content that players love playing.”
Black & White Bushido and KSI Unleashed will both be available to play at the upcoming Legends of Gaming Live two-day gaming event which will be held at Alexandra Palace, London on the 10th and 11th September 2016. Tickets available from www.legendsofgaming.co.uk with prices starting at £15.
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