Rockhead Games Announces Partnership with Award-Winning Author Christopher Kastensmidt
Kastensmidt to produce transmedia content for platform-adventure game Starlit Adventures
PORTO ALEGRE, October 14, 2015 – Rockhead Games, publisher of mobile hits Starlit Adventures, Master of Words and Pixel Shaper, announced today its partnership with Consultacad, company of award-winning author and game designer Christopher Kastensmidt. Under the agreement, Consultacad is developing transmedia content for Rockhead’s platform-adventure title Starlit Adventures, a title that has already attracted millions of players in Latin America and China and is set to launch worldwide in November 19th. In the first phase of this agreement, Kastensmidt has overseen expansion of the game’s universe and produced three graphic stories, to be published in digital and print formats.
“We are extremely excited to have Christopher working with us on this project,” states Christian Lykawka, president of Rockhead Games. “His work with games, prose, and comics has received notice around the world. Since our initial talks, we’ve seen that he is the perfect fit for this project. His creativity and transmedia vision is taking our storytelling to another level.”
Christopher, a former Creative Director of Ubisoft Brazil, has worked on thirty video games, totaling millions of units sold, and has stories, books, and comics published in a dozen countries. “I’m thrilled that Rockhead is providing me this opportunity to flex my transmedia muscles, working a narrative across games and comics,” says Christopher Kastensmidt. “Starlit Adventures is an amazing game with enormous world-building opportunities, the Rockhead team has created a truly unique world. This partnership is going to allow us to create something very special.”
About Rockhead Games
Rockhead Games was founded in 2010 by industry veterans Christian Lykawka and Fernando D’Andrea, who brought with them a combined 30 years of experience in video game production. Their new venture has produced mobile hits Starlit Adventures, Master of Words and Pixel Shaper and the location-based game Item Quest.
About Starlit Adventures
Starlit Adventures is an original platform-adventure game specially designed for mobile. It brings hours of fun with intuitive controls, unique characters, beautiful visuals, and a wide range of gameplay mechanics to deliver a valuable and memorable experience.