The hilarious scrolling beat ‘em up unashamedly pays homage to 1990’s games and has been praised for how well it plays on a touchscreen.
Developer Nicoll Hunt used Kickstarter to fund its creation and is delighted to bring it to a wider audience through Samsung’s marketplace with the indie dev-supporting initiative. “The 100% Indie team has been incredibly helpful throughout the process.” he says.
The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Samsung and Chillingo, which aims to help populate the Samsung Apps marketplace with high quality games while nurturing and supporting indie developers of all sizes by helping them through the testing process and giving them marketing support, as well as a market-leading revenue share.
“The beauty of this game is its simplicity and the humour. Fist of Awesome has proved very popular, and rightly so, with players of all ages and is a great example of the quality of games 100% Indie is bringing to the Samsung marketplace,” states Ed Rumley, COO Chillingo.
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The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Chillingo, the leading indie mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The partnership plans to fuel the mobile games developer community and provide unparalleled revenue opportunities*. 100% Indie aims to inspire, foster and support indie developers around the world.
Any developers interested in joining 100% Indie should visit www.100PercentIndie.com and submit their games for consideration to Samsung’s mobile apps marketplace, Samsung Apps. The 100% Indie team will review all games to ensure they meet Samsung Apps standards, and once approved, guide developers through the process of bringing their games to market. The portal includes resourceful tools, inspiring articles and information to encourage and motivate developers to create incredible games.
* Developers will receive 100% revenue until September 3, 2013, 90% revenue share from September 4, 2013 – March 3, 2014, 80% revenue share from March 4, 2014 – March 3, 2015, and after March 4, 2015 on Samsung Apps, developers will receive 70% revenue share. Revenue share will be net of any applicable payment gateway and/or carrier charges.
Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Contre Jour, and Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 8, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit www.chillingo.com.
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