Skybound Entertainment has made a substantial investment in Mega Cat Studios, a creative first video game developer with a retro ethos and a culture of innovation. Mega Cat Studios is currently developing WrestleQuest, a new RPG adventure, featuring a licensed roster of iconic wrestling legends, for Skybound. This strategic investment continues Skybound’s efforts to expand its global publishing footprint and to partner with top game-making talent and creative teams.
“Mega Cat Studios is an incredibly ambitious and talented team of game developers that are dedicated to their craft, reimagining retro-style entertainment in exciting and innovative ways,” said David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment. “James Deighan and the Mega Cat team embody a culture of fandom, and this closely aligns with our efforts to put fans and creators first. Retro games deliver a massive nostalgic element, and after seeing the progress and creativity on WrestleQuest, we are extremely excited about working closely on the future growth of the studio.”
“We are excited to partner with Skybound Entertainment, a true leader that goes beyond games and spans the overall entertainment industry,” said James Deighan, Founder of Mega Cat Studios. “Skybound understood our vision early on and we have had a very successful relationship in developing WrestleQuest. We can’t wait to build upon that relationship to explore our creative development process with greater access to other Skybound IP and publisher resources.”
Skybound Entertainment recently announced its first-ever Regulation A+ campaign. The campaign is live and accepting investments on investment platform Republic. The company has raised more than $11.8 million to date. Public adoption of the offering has been well received and Republic has described it as one of the most successful launches on its site to date.
For more information about Skybound’s Regulation A+ campaign, please visit the Republic investment page: republic.com/skybound. You may also review Skybound’s Form 1-A here: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1867925/000149315222034529/partiiandiii.htm
About Mega Cat Studios
Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Mega Cat Studios is a creative first video game developer with a retro ethos and a culture of innovation. Their library of past titles includes modern platform releases as well as retro, cartridge-only experiences. While the wrestle-cats at MCS aren’t making games, they’re busy cutting promos and suplexing one another. For more information, please visit megacatstudios.com, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Discord.
About Skybound Entertainment
Skybound is a company for creators. We’re known for using the Wheel of Awesome to make cool stuff, no matter the platform. We place creators and their projects at the center of the wheel and work with them to keep the integrity of their vision as it becomes a comic, game, TV series, film, audio series, or all of the above.
Skybound builds global franchises. We’ve been the home of The Walking Dead and Invincible since 2010 and are leaders in creating universes that become pop culture phenomena from our library of over 150 properties, including the emerging tentpole Impact Winter.
Skybound is a force in games. We publish, produce and distribute video games across every genre, including the blockbuster The Walking Dead series and the BAFTA award-winning Before Your Eyes.
In WrestleQuest, players assume the role of a young wrestling hopeful, on his quest to become one of the all-time greats while he powerbombs, slams, and suplexes his way to the top. Inspired by icons like the legendary “Macho Man” Randy Savage, our hero must immerse himself in the world of professional wrestling, which will not only test his athleticism but his will and conscience too.
Players will meet and interact with a host of legends as they progress through their quest, including “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Booker T, Andre The Giant, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Diamond Dallas Page, Jeff Jarrett, and many more. With tons of side missions, bonus content, and much more, this is the ultimate main event that you won’t want to miss.
Additional information can be found on the official website at wrestlequest.com
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