Factsheet

Developer:
Witch Beam
Based in Brisbane, Australia

Founding date:
May 15, 2013

Website:
witchbeam.com.au

Press / Business contact:
info@assaultandroidcactus.com

Social:
twitter.com/AndroidCactus
facebook.com/AssaultAndroidCactus

Releases:
Assault Android Cactus

Phone:
-

Description

Witch Beam is an independent games team in Brisbane, Australia. We want to build the kinds of games we want to play and are committed to creating polished arcade style experiences.

History

Early history

Tim Dawson, Sanatana Mishra and Jeff van Dyck first worked together at Sega Studios Australia. Tim and Sanatana left their jobs to pursue independent games development, they contacted Jeff for advice on audio design and he ended up joining the team.

Projects


Videos

Official Trailer YouTube

Announcement Trailer YouTube

The Indie Mine interview Sanatana at Eurogamer Expo 2013 YouTube

Holmes In Five interview Sanatana at PAX Aus 2013 YouTube

PgGeist interviews Sanatana at PAX Aus 2013 YouTube

Assault Android Cactus on a 4K wall screen at SMPTE 2013 YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (5MB)
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There are far more images available for Witch Beam, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!


download logo files as .zip (62KB)
logo

Awards & Recognition

  • "Winner of Best Action Game in the Intel Level Up demo contest" - Assault Android Cactus, August 2013
  • "Selected for the Eurogamer Expo 2013 Indie Games Arcade" - Assault Android Cactus, August 2013
  • "Six Indie Games You Need To Know About (Games.on.net)" - Assault Android Cactus, July 2013
  • "10 Awesome Aussie Indie Games You Need to See (IGN AU)" - Assault Android Cactus, July 2013

Selected Articles

  • "It’s like a dancefloor laser massacre, and you’re Lady Gaga. Greenlight this f**ker right now."
    - Cara Ellison, Rock Paper Shotgun
  • "Assault Android Cactus is a brilliantly conceived, masterfully designed bullet hell joy pit of fun"
    - Ben Kuchera, The Penny Arcade Report
  • "Assault Android Cactus is a freakishly relentless twin-stick shooter that’s as finely tuned as Usain Bolt’s calf muscles."
    - Lucy O'Brien, IGN AU
  • "it’ll be a crime if this one doesn’t get approved"
    - Junglist, Kotaku

Assault Android Cactus Developent Blog
check out the Assault Android Cactus open development blog assaultandroidcactus.com.


Team & Repeating Collaborator

Tim Dawson
Artist, Programmer

Sanatana Mishra
Designer

Jeff van Dyck
Composer, Audio Director


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks