Press Release

Teacup Launches on Mobile, Onsen Master Coming to PC, Xbox, and Switch Soon, and more

News of Calico, Beasts of Maravilla Island, Teacup and Onsen Master.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Casual, beautiful, and bite-sized experiences are the name of the game today, and Whitethorn Games are the experts! The publisher has several updates for its published and upcoming titles that they are excited to share with you, so sit back and enjoy the cozy gaming goodness.

A Ribbiting Good Time Awaits in Teacup
The most wholesome tea party in all of Little Pond continues! Teacup, the cute narrative adventure game from Smarto Club is now available on mobile platforms!
Play as the titular Teacup, a shy and introverted young frog who loves drinking tea and reading. The day before she is to host a tea party at her house, she realizes she is completely out of tea, and thus must venture into the woods around her to find the herbs she needs to restock her pantry. Teacup is out now on Android and iOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, Humble Store, and Epic Games Store.
A full press kit, including logos and screenshots, can be found here:
Onsen Master is Coming Soon! Be on the Lookout for Yokai!
HELP WANTED: Seeking someone quick on their feet, and able to pick up and throw customers into hot springs. Must be comfortable around spirits.
Onsen Master, the arcade-style hot spring customer management game from Waking Oni Games, is launching on September 1, 2022! Help customers relax, cure their ailments, and avoid troublesome yokai when the game launches on Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series S|X, and PC via Steam.
A full press kit, including logos and screenshots, can be found here:
Calico Opens a New Location in the Cloud
The cat cafe in the cloud had its grand opening! Players can now play Calico, the paw-pular life-sim, on Google Stadia!
Calico is a day-in-the-life community sim game where you are given an important and adorable task: rebuild the town’s cat café and fill it with cute and cuddly creatures! Build up your café by filling it with cute furniture, fun decorations, yummy pastries, and get it bustling with animals again! Play it right now on PC via Steam, Epic Games, the Humble Store,, and Game Jolt, or on Xbox One and Series X|S, or Nintendo Switch!
A full press kit, including logos and screenshots, can be found here:

It’s a Prime Time for Adventure with Beasts of Maravilla Island
Amazon Prime Gaming members can experience the wild safari of Beasts of Maravilla Island as one of August’s free titles! Otter-crocodiles, bird-monkeys, and creatures disguised as bananas await, so don’t miss your chance to go on the photography adventure of a lifetime!
The protective magic of Maravilla Island is waning, and the only way to save it is to restore humanity's belief in the magical. In Beasts of Maravilla Island, assume the role of Marina Montez, an aspiring wildlife photographer who is armed with her grandfather's journal of Maravilla and his camera. To save Maravilla Island, you must climb, explore, and solve puzzles with the island's flora and fauna to find and photograph its fabulous beasts.
A full press kit, including logos and screenshots, can be found here:

Whitethorn Games is Packing Up for PAX West!
Whitethorn Games is bringing its signature brand of wholesomeness to the PAX West show floor in Seattle!  The team will show off brand new titles and updates, including The Forest Cathedral, RE: CALL, Onsen Master, and Calico: Pawsome Edition, and some of their most beloved titles, including APICO and Teacup!
The Whitethorn Games team will be on site to chat and offer hands-on opportunities with their games at Booth #853 in the North Hall on Level 4 of the Washington State Convention Center from Friday, September 2 to Monday, September 5.
If you or a colleague are attending PAX West this year and would like to meet with Whitethorn Games to check out their latest offerings, book an appointment here:

A Charity Stream to Benefit the Games and Online Harassment Hotline
On August 11, Whitethorn Games’ Yared Admasse participated in a charity stream to benefit the Games and Online Harassment Hotline, a confidential, emotional support hotline that provides support for people who make or play games who have experienced online harassment. Partnering with Ell of TNgineers, the two played several hours of bee-lightful co-op in the charming beekeeping sim, APICO. If you were unable to watch the stream live, you can catch up here:
If you would like to donate to the Games Harassment Hotline, you may do so here:

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