January 12, 2021 – Warsaw, Poland
The Poland-based indie games developer Tate Multimedia are today very proud and happy to announce that their upcoming 3D platformer “Kao the Kangaroo” (which is coming to PC via Steam in 2021) has just received the Epic MegaGrant award.
“We are very happy to announce that our upcoming title, Kao the Kangaroo was awarded with Epic MegaGrant. Thanks to Epic Games and Unreal Engine we are even more excited and motivated to work on our 3D platforming experience starring our pride – Kao the Kangaroo.
The development process, although sometimes tricky, is going smoothly and our team is eager to deliver the best vision of the game. Our community – one of the most engaged communities out there – also has a lot to say, giving us valuable feedback and taking an active part in the Kao the Kangaroo development.
We can’t wait to share more information about the game and its features.” – Tate Multimedia
Kao the Kangaroo is a 20 year old franchise. In November 2020 we were celebrating the round anniversary of Kao.
About the Game:
Kao the Kangaroo is back! The bravest kangaroo is ready to pick up his boxing gloves and K.O. his way through this epic journey.
This time the Kao has to find his missing sister and solve the mystery of what happened to his long-gone father. He will need to travel the world and confront the famous fighting masters, who are influenced by the mysterious, dark power.
On the course of his journey, Kao will learn under the guidance of his master – Walt, how to become not only an awesome fighter but also a clever one who uses his head as much as his fists. Although he will need to fight lots of enemies along his way, he will also make new and strengthen old friendships. Finally, he will need to face his ultimate opponent – the mysterious Eternal Warrior, whose ambitions are a threat to the world balance. Will he succeed?
– Challenging combat
– Platforming at its finest
– Touching story
– Powerful gloves
– Mean bosses
– Dark powers
More is yet to come – let us be mysterious for a while 😉
Kao the Kangaroo is considered as a part of Poland’s national gaming heritage. The first game – Kao the Kangaroo celebrates its 20th anniversary! This colorful 3D platformer gave a lot of joyful childhood memories to many people around the world. The sequel Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 was in Top 10 for 12 months in Polish retail stores. The game series sold in over 700 000 retail units worldwide up to date.
The whole series includes:
Kao the Kangaroo (2000) – Dreamcast, PC (Retail – Worldwide)
Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 (2005) – PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC (Retail – Worldwide)
Kao Challengers (2005) PSP extension
Kao the Kangaroo: Mystery of the Volcano (December 2005) – PC (Retail – Europe)
Early 2019, the community started an initiative marked by #BringKaoBack to support and bring their favorite character. Back on June 1st, 2019 – as a gift for the community we launched Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 on Steam for free – within 24 it was downloaded by over 750 000 players! And now almost 2 million played the game.
About Tate Multimedia:
Tate Multimedia S.A. is a Poland-based, independent developer and game publisher. We are creators of the legendary Kao the Kangaroo, well known Urban Trial series, and award-winning Steel Rats.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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