Neko Atsume: A Cat-Diction!

Posted by Issac on February 20, 2016No Comments

“I instantly became addicted to the game. I showed it to my sister, cousins and friends. Soon we were all texting each other screenshots about which cats were in our yards.”- Jewel Loree

From Mr. Meowgli to Billy the Kitten, who will you get addicted to? Step into a virtual world of cat lovers and share in this cat-dictive experience by attracting cats with strategically placed food and items!
Neko Atsume or the “Cat Collecting” game is an exiting development in the field of arts and entertainment. This game was released in October 2014 and has since then received such a high success rate that it was translated into English in October 2015. Yutaka Takazaki, the project manager of Neko Atsume, claims that this game was intentionally developed for Japanese users and that the large foreign interest took the Kyoto-based company by surprise. Hit-Point (company) has definitely impressed with their on-paw translation into English, as it is of high standards and therefore proves that a lot of energy and time has been put into the translation process. According to an article on CNN, published on the 8th of July 2015, this app has already been downloaded 5.5 million times since the launch in 2014 and has made headlines as the “addicting app where you feed stray cats”. On a negative note it should also be said that “neko atsume cheats goldfish iPhone” has also been in the news. Even with this information, Takazaki says that 40% of all downloads are from outside Japan!
images (7)It is clear that this cat-craze has taken the world by force and refuse to become another “once-played”, forgotten mobile app. The goal of this game is genius in it’s simplicity because you don’t have to be a hardcore gamer to be able to succeed. All you have to do is to lure a variety of cats into your garden with temptations such as food, beds and toys. The cats also have their own unique personalities and will act accordingly, for example: Some cats (like the pompous King Xerxes) may be pickier than others and will only visit your garden if you put out a certain item of type of food (like an expensive “Zanzibar Cushion” or sushi). Fish is deemed the currency of the game and the amout of fish you get will be determined by the special amount of time the cats spend in your garden- so make their visit a good one! Silver fish is the most common currency while the rare gold fish are worth much more.
images (8)Even with it’s simplistic, uncomplicated objective, this game provides somewhat of a challenge when it comes to attracting cats! Whether it’s choosing the right combo’s or luring the correct cat with the correct toy- it is definitely helpful to know a bit about the cats’ personalities. In the end, your success will be determined by your ability to utilize the items at hand (like food and toys) to attract the best suitable cat-didates for your garden and by doing so, receive more fish.Now for the million dollar question: Why do people get addicted to this cat crazy game? The answer is quite simple actually…with adorable kitties, minimum loading times and short commitment spans…how can you NOT get addicted!

Maximize Site Potential with SEO Site Audit

Posted by Issac on November 19, 2015No Comments

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