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The Number One Cricket management game returns for 2016!

The Number One Cricket management game returns for 2016 with the launch of Cricket Captain 2016.

It’s time for cricket fans around the world to put their tactical expertise to the test in the most in-depth cricket management game ever made.

Developed in association with Chris Rogers, captain of Somerset, Cricket Captain 2016 has more playable teams, new South African and New Zealand leagues, and more great features than ever before.

Cricket Captain has been hailed as the best cricket management simulation ever created and Cricket Captain 2016 takes the game to the next level with day/night matches, an updated interface, improved match engine and all the attention to detail that you expect from the series.

Key features for 2016 include:

  • 79 playable domestic teams: across 5 domestic leagues, including 12 new teams in the New Zealand and South African domestic cricket leagues.
  • Day/Night matches, with night-time 3D highlights and match conditions.
  • In-Game Help System – help text available with guidance and tips.
  • Updated Tournament modes – updated One Day International and 20 Over World Cup tournaments. Play as any international team that played in the last two World Cups including Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Oman, Scotland or the UAE.
  • New 3D lighting system.
  • User controlled cameras in 3D highlights – choose between active and user-controlled cameras.
  • Improved One Day and T20 match engine – combined with revised player form calculation for One Day and T20 games.
  • Updated kits – for International teams, NZ and SA domestic teams.
  • Historical scenarios – Classic series between England, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
  • Improved interface.
  • New database – with improved player ability ratings.
  • New Achievements.

Click here to check out the full Cricket Captain 2016 site for more info and to buy now!

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Z Steel Soldiers Out Now on iOS!

The Aftermath Of ‘Z’ Spawns ‘Z Steel Soldiers’ Out Now On iOS Offering More Grit & Grease Than A Trucker’s Breakfast

San Francisco, April 16th 2015: Leading UK games publisher Kavcom is proud to announce the worldwide release and availability of Z Steel Soldiers, the sequel and continuation to the hugely successful action-packed RTS “Z”, originally published by Bitmap Brothers. Offering more grit and Grease than a trucker’s breakfast, Z Steel Soldiers on iOS® is created in a collaboration with indie developer TickTock games, and challenges its players to kiss their shiny metal butt goodbye!

Z Steel Soldiers offers all your favorite strategies and gameplay mechanics from the classic version, with graphics that have powered into the 21st century, vivid 3D landscapes, and a state of the art engine that brings your game to life. Meet the new breed of robots with a taste for war, and a warped sense of humor. When you take control of your Steel Soldiers unit, get ready to hit the ground running, as you take some superb war machinery straight into the heat of battle. You can start to build up your forces when this firefight is over. Every theatre of the war is inter-twined with the non-linear plot, revealing more twists and turns than a roller coaster. This is no ordinary battle, and these are no ordinary troops! They are fearless troops who drink rocket fuel and pick fights with saber-tooth snow slugs just for fun.

You have never met robots quite this screwed-up before…

  • 30 Distinct, lush levels spread across 6 unique worlds.
  • Air, ground and sea units ranging from WW2 based vehicles through to modern jet fighters.
  • Significantly enhanced 3D Graphics packed full of scalable features such as reflections and particle systems providing intense and rich landscapes.
  • Real-time environment forces, both local and world forces affect the environment to such detail that even plumes of smoke are split as helicopters come soaring through.
  • 9 different robots each with unique abilities.
  • Revolutionary fast-resource style gameplay; the more territories you take, the larger the resource ‘flag’ in that territory and the faster and more you can build; leaving you to deal with the real objective – all-out warfare!
  • Our most advanced AI yet, that will stop at nothing to rid the universe of Zod and his band of space renegades…
  • 60 Game Center Leader boards
  • 19 Game Centre Achievements

Download Z Steel Soldiers now! Available on the iOS app store from here:

Z Steel Soldiers is also available on Steam (published by KISS Ltd. in 2014), and a version of the game is currently scheduled for release on Mac OSTM and AndroidTM by the end of April.

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Burn Zombie Burn Now Available As Flaming-Hot Download On iOS!

Welcome To The Critically-Acclaimed PS3 Monster-Hit Set In Char-Grilled World Where The Undead Are Barbequed Undead!

San Francisco, March 12th 2015: Indie games publisher Kavcom is proud to announce that PS3® monster-hit Burn Zombie Burnby DoubleSix with more than 350.000 downloads is now available worldwide on the iOS® digital app store. Created by indie developer TickTock Games, this flaming-hot zombie killer is also available on Google Play™ and Mac® App Store.

The objective of the game is straightforward: keep Bruce alive, as he tries to keep Daisy alive, and get the highest score possible. Sounds easy, eh? It would be, except, opposing you comes a never-ending horde of rotting, stinking and stupid undead zombies just waiting to get pixelated. Thankfully, to help achieve this you have an arsenal of powerful, ultra-cool and incredibly tasty weapons at your disposal, such as bats, guns, chainsaws, lawnmowers (No, seriously!), and flamethrowers. The time has come to Lock-and-load and burn, batter, shoot, maim, blow up, mince, and obliterate as many zombies as possible before they turn Bruce into dinner. Oh, and just for the record, flaming zombies are faster and more dangerous than regular uncooked zombies, but burnt zombies drop better pickups and act as a score multiplier, so light ‘em up, score big, and start frying some meat.

Burn Zombie Burn is feature-packed: offering 6 infinite play areas, 10 distinct challenges and 3 unique gameplay modes, including free play, defend Daisy, and timed, do you truly expect anything more? How about a coffin full of in-game achievements, in-game tutorial, and super unlockable bonuses…

Burn Zombie Burn includes hilarious stinking zombie types such as dancers, exploders, infectious and fire-farting super zombies. And if the heat gets too hot to handle, you can use weapon combos to enable the big red button to trigger unique level events, and even upgrade your everyday TNT for increasingly destructive explosives and mines … Now go the distance and splatter those creeps!

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Z Multiplayer out now on iOS!

The entire Sector Z army is geared up for the biggest upgrade since it’s mobile revival, command and conquer territories from your family, friends or foes with Z The Game Multiplayer!

Gather your grunts, and get ready for multiplayer warfare, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad can now play “Z” head to head against their Game Centre friends.

This Update to the seminal Bitmap title places the gamer in a multiplayer breathtaking race to capture territory and resources in real-time from their Game Centre opponent. By taking control of an army of six different types of robot soldiers, including the faithful grunt, you will slug it out in a land grab for space supremacy across five planets, each with unique terrain, ranging from arctic wasteland to lands of fire and lava. Whilst each of the robot soldiers is capable of performing up to forty different actions, they possess a unique personality trait, adding another dimension to the tactical gameplay; will they carry our your orders and march into the jaws of hell, or will they chicken and run?

Our developer partner Tick Tock Games has also increased the screen resolution on iPhone and iPod Touch which has greatly increased the visible game map. This much requested feature brings the iPhone game play experience closer to the iPad.

“We know the iOS community has been waiting feverishly for Multiplayer “Z” to arrive”, commented Tony Kavanagh. ‘TickTock has used their extensive network programming experience to make this possible.’

Updated Game features:

  • Real-time Multiplayer over Wi-Fi.
  • Play Z against your Game Center friends.
  • Five dedicated multiplayer maps.
  • Improved the screen resolution on iPhone/iPod Touch which greatly increases the visible game map.

Z The Game is available on HERE
Visit the official website to learn more HERE
Interact with other players through Facebook HERE


The Lighthouse emerges!

Kavcom are pleased to announce The Lighthouse; a shining example of time management gameplay, is now available to light up the iPad.

As darkness falls, the storm rages, and the fog closes in. Only you can save your ships from the night. The Lighthouse is a beautifully crafted 3D action / time management game set against the chilling backdrop of inhospitable darkness and crashing waves. The intensely addictive collision avoidance gameplay will test a players guile, nerve and strategy.

With its breathtaking visual style, complemented by stunning animations brining monsters of the deep to life, as well as the authentic motion of unrelenting waves, The Lighthouse is pioneering unchartered waters for compelling gameplay on the iPad.

For more details, media and screenshots visit The Lighthouse website.

Grab a copy from the iPad App Store for £2.99

Announcing: The Lighthouse for iOS

Kavcom is proud to announce a licensing deal to develop and publish The Lighthouse, an original game by veteran games designer, Stuart Burrows.

The Lighthouse is a unique 3D collision avoidance game, featuring cutting edge visuals that push the iPad2 to its limits, to create a highly atmospheric and evocative environment. When darkness falls, only the sentinel lighthouse with its guiding light, stands between your vessels and the raging elements, razor edged rocks and fearsome creatures of the deep. The Lighthouse takes the genre to the next level. Forget the line-drawing games of the past and follow the light.

The Lighthouse will be available on the app store soon.

The Bitmap Brothers’ Z, out now on iPad and iPhone!

Remastered iPad and iPhone enhanced versions of the classic action strategy title released today on the App Store through digital publisher Kavcom

The long-awaited 21st Century reissue of The Bitmap Brothers’ classic action real-time strategy title Z is finally unleashed today on the iPad by digital publisher Kavcom. Z The Game is a faithful and thoroughly modern reworking of the seminal Bitmap title, retaining its offbeat comedy and addictive real-time strategy game play, but adding a streamlined touch-screen interface for the iPad that offers players unprecedented smooth control of the two war-ravaged robot armies.

Z The Game for iPad and iPhone packs in the full campaign with 20 explosive levels, five planets, 30 minutes of cut scenes and full Game Center integration.

On its original release in 1996, Z: The Game was given 8/10 by EDGE Magazine, which commented that, “the computer rivals the best non-human opponents strategy games have ever seen…the attention to detail is remarkable,” while PC Zone awarded 92% and a Classic Award, saying the game was, “like Command & Conquer, only harder, more strategic and more intense.”

Z: The Game was developed by original creators The Bitmap Brothers (Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, Xenon) in conjunction with Kavcom, Peter Harrap (Monty Mole) and TickTock Games.

“It’s finally here, and I’m pleased to say that Z: The Game on iPad and iPhone is everything we wanted it to be,” said Managing Director of Kavcom, Tony Kavanagh. “We’ve built it from scratch for touch-screen, so it’s incredibly intuitive to play, but keeps all of The Bitmap Brothers’ unique style, humour and attitude. I’m sure Z fans old and new will just love it.”

If you’d like more information, visit, become a fan of Z The Game on Facebook or follow @zthegame on Twitter.

Kavcom licenses Burn Zombie Burn! for iOS devices

doublesix games’ undead-blasting PlayStation 3 smash hit lurches onto Apple Mac in May and creeps up on iPhone and iPad in Q2 2011

Kavcom has announced an exclusive licensing deal with doublesix games for Burn Zombie Burn! Kavcom will bring iOS App Store versions of the PlayStation 3 hit to Apple Mac in May and then iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in Q2 2011. Check out the Mac and Mobile mini site here.

Burn Zombie Burn! is an action-packed arcade shooter where you take on the role of Bruce, a character who has to fight off a never-ending horde of undead attackers with increasingly bizarre weaponry. To score high, you will have to set fire to as many zombies as possible – the more zombies on fire, the bigger your multiplier – but be careful, burning zombies are faster and much more dangerous.

Burn Zombie Burn! was awarded 88% by GameZone who said: “what a zombie-killer game should be…offering all the creativity, hilarity, and destruction any gamer could ask for and then some!” and was also branded “great” by IGN and given a stellar 83% score. “A good time all round,” said 1UP who also scored the game with a whopping 83%. Burn Zombie Burn! for iOS is being developed by original creators doublesix games in conjunction with Kavcom and TickTock Games.

“Working with doublesix to bring Burn Zombie Burn! to the App Store has been a great experience,” said Managing Director of Kavcom, Tony Kavanagh. “The game has already been a huge hit on the PlayStation Network and we’re anticipating a big success for Apple devices.”

“Kavcom was the natural choice for bringing Burn Zombie Burn! to the App Store,” commented doublesix games Studio Head, James Brooksby. “Kavcom has the development contacts and the experience as a collaborative digital publisher to ensure that the Burn Zombie Burn! experience is going to be fantastic on Apple’s devices.”

Burn Zombie Burn! is Kavcom’s second major licensing agreement after the release announcement of The Bitmap Brothers’ Z: The Game in April, and is part of the digital publisher’s ongoing collaboration with mainstream publishers to bring their IPs to other platforms.

Z official iPad screenshots

Here’s a further peek at the iPad version of Z, looking good we’re sure you’ll agree!

Kavcom links licensing deal for The Bitmap Brothers classic ‘Z’

21st century version of the legendary action strategy title set for multiple digital platforms during 2011

Digital publisher Kavcom has announced the licensing of The Bitmap Brothers’ classic action real-time strategy title Z. Kavcom will bring digital download versions of the 2011 version – Z: The Game – to a range of formats including Apple Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, PC, Android devices and Blackberry Tab during 2011.

The 2011 modern reworking of Z: The Game brings with it all of the original’s great tongue-in-cheek humour and addictive real-time strategy gameplay, as well as some major interface improvements for touch-screen devices.

Z: The Game was given 92% and a Classic Award on release in 1996 by PC Zone magazine, which also commented: “It’s a brilliant strategy game. Like Command & Conquer, only harder, more strategic and more intense.” Z: The Game was developed by original creators The Bitmap Brothers (Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, Xenon) in conjunction with Kavcom and another 1980s programming legend, Peter Harrap (Monty Mole).

“We’re thrilled to be working with The Bitmap Brothers on the fantastic Z: The Game,” said Managing Director of Kavcom, Tony Kavanagh. “Fans of this classic strategy title are in for a real treat – everything is in there, from the terrific comedy cutscenes to the frantic multiplayer mode, and with a much friendlier, intuitive interface. This is going to be the definitive version of Z.”

Kavcom will be announcing the release date/platforms for Z: The Game and another major licensing deal soon.