We are Cotton Cat, a brazilian indie game studio!
We’ve met each other at the GDP, an universitary group of game development in Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), where we worked together in some small projects and learned a lot. Also, we participated in two game jams as a team, and the results were most successful: we were finalists in both of them! Firstly as students, now as a company, we aim the creation of narrative-focused games that embrace as much diversity as there is in its creators.
Nayara is a bisexual woman, game artist, and art director. She is our leader. Professionally worked as a game artist at Overlord Game Studio in Rio de Janeiro. Has broad knowledge about game development pipeline, entrepreneurship, and game studies research, studied during her academic degree in Industrial Design at Universidade Federal Fluminense.
João Rabello is a pansexual man and our programmer. Bachelor of Computer Science, he excels in various programming languages, such as C#, C, C++, Java, Python, and is specialized in the Unity engine, being awarded in two game jams (one of them international). He worked as a programmer at Double Dash Studios (also in Rio de Janeiro) for a half year before starting at Cotton Cat Studios.
Zarina Avellar is a trans woman and our talented musician and audio-visual technician. Bachelor degree in Math & Earth Sciences at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, she has expertise in composition and a broad experience in video & sound editing for her academic community and as a freelance editor.
Sarah is a black lesbian woman, our screenwriter, and narrative designer. She is coursing a graduate degree in History at Universidade Federal Fluminense, and currently researches the benefits of games in the educational process of children and teens.
Neon Goddess is a plataformer stealth 2D that mixes cyberpunk with eldritch horror elements. In a world where technology didn’t save us from fanaticism, various cults seize power by indoctrination. Our protagonist, Astrid, is a bounty hunter that works for a resistance group and what was meant to be a single seek-and-destroy mission ends with her getting involved in a way more complicated scheme.
Logo & Icon
I didn't know I needed a cyberpunk side-scrolling Deus Ex-like with occultic themes, but I do, and thankfully Neon Gods exists to fill the void it created in me. Peep @CottonCatStudio's feed to see more.Zetzy (d r e a m j e s t e r), Twitter
I want this game to be on my #Xbox ,looks amazing.Hammers Reviews, Twitter
Ooo, nice promo image! Looking forward to seeing more, good luck with the project. :)Weekend Panda, Twitter
great visuals!!!Moonside Studios, Twitter
The art style on this looks so damn good! I like it a lot!!Nokobot, Twitter
Team & Additional Links
- Nayara Glei on Twitter
- Personal tweets by Nayara (@nayaraglei) at twitter.com.
- João Rabello on Twitter
- Personal tweets by Rabello (@programajao) at twitter.com.
- João Rabello's Itch.io
- João portfolio at itch.io.
- Zarina Avellar on Twitter
- Personal tweets by Zih (@zarina_avellar) at twitter.com.
- Sarah Moraes on Twitter
- Personal tweets by Sarah (@sarahmoraes93) at twitter.com.