Cat Daddy Games

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Cat Daddy Games is a video game developer based in Kirkland, Washington that has developed games for publishers Take-Two Interactive, Activision, Electronic Arts, Sierra Entertainment, and Microsoft. Harley Howe and Pat Wilkinson created Cat Daddy in 1996 and started developing several well-known Tycoon series of games and its production of casual titles. Cat Daddy is currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and is best known for its Carnival series of games for the Wii, Nintendo DS and Xbox 360.

Cat Daddy had a hit with the release of Carnival Games for both the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS, with the former shipping over 7 million copies world-wide, making it one of the biggest titles for the Nintendo Wii, and was certified Platinum. Carnival Games: Mini-Golf was released in 2008, to similar numbers. A true sequel, New Carnival Games was released on September 21, 2010. In 2011, Cat Daddy Games did their first Kinect game, Monkey See Monkey Do Carnival Games, the following year in 2012 produced their first Nintendo 3DS game: Carnival Games Wild West 3D and Let's Cheer! for Kinect.

The studio is focused on mobile titles, recently releasing Comedy Central's Indecision Game, House Pest starring Fiasco the Cat, Gridblock and Herd, Herd, Herd for iPhone, iPad & Android.

Studio heads[edit]

Harley Howe and Patrick Wilkinson are the co-studio heads. Harley is the game designer and Pat is the programming shaman.

Titles[edit]

1999[edit]

  • Full Strength Strongman Competition

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2001[edit]

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2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

  • New Carnival Games for Nintendo Wii
  • New Carnival Games for Nintendo DS
  • New Carnival Funfair Games for Nintendo Wii (Europe)
  • New Carnival Funfair Games for Nintendo DS (Europe)

2011[edit]

  • Monkey See Monkey Do Carnival Games for Kinect
  • Monkey See Monkey Do Carnival Games for Kinect (Coasterama DLC pack)
  • Carnival Games In Action! for Nintendo Wii (Europe)

2012[edit]

  • Carnival Games Wild West 3D for Nintendo 3DS
  • Let's Cheer! for Xbox Kinect (Both US and Europe)
  • Comedy Central's Indecision Game [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android
  • House Pest starring Fiasco the Cat [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android
  • Gridblock [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android

2013[edit]

  • Herd, Herd, Herd [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android
  • Turd Birds [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android
  • MyNBA2K14 [mobile] for iPhone, iPad & Android

Parent company[edit]

Cat Daddy is a subsidiary of major publisher Take-Two Interactive Inc., which also owns publishers such as Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 2K Sports and Firaxis.

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