PRESS KIT

Beasts of Maravilla Island is a 3D adventure game where you take on the role of a young wildlife photographer who traverses through Maravilla's magical ecosystems to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviors, and, most importantly, photograph their majesty. The game is available now on Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Epic Games Store. Coming soon to PS4 and Xbox.

DEVELOPER:

Banana Bird Studios

PUBLISHER:

Whitethorn Games

RELEASE DATE:

June 2021

PRESS / BUSINESS CONTACT:

Maravillabeasts@gmail.com

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

ADDRESS:

Los Angeles, CA

DESCRIPTION

Embark on your adventure as an aspiring wildlife photographer in the hidden, magical jungles of Maravilla Island! Explore and solve puzzles to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviors, and most importantly, photograph their majesty.

  • Explore a 3D mysterious island teeming with life at your own pace

  • Befriend and interact meaningfully with remarkable creatures

  • Learn about what makes each magical creature unique and capture the perfect photo of their enchanting behaviors

  • Use light, sound, and the surrounding nature to solve puzzles and unveil Maravilla’s secrets

VIDEO

Launch Trailer

SCREENSHOTS & IMAGES
LOGOS
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KEY ART
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TEAM & COLLABORATORS

Direction

Creative Director - Michelle Olson

Production

Lead Producer - Skylar Kelley

Producer - Sydney Lang

Art Producer - Meha Magesh

Design

Lead Designer - Eva Wierzbicki

Designer - Atsina Corrington

Designer - Sully Zack

Technical Designer - Sam Celeste

UX Designer - Wesley Shang

Engineering

Lead Engineer - Preston Taylor

Gameplay Engineer - Jaden Davis

Gameplay Engineer - Maddie McKenzie

Tools Engineer - Lily Pitts

Tools Engineer - Will Gauthier

Technical Artist - Ysidro Hartzell

Audio

Audio Lead - Kyle Van Wiltenburg

Sound Designer / Composer - Tavi Zeir

Sound Designer - Blair Devereaux

Usability

Usability Lead - Noah Haile

User Researcher - Soojung Choi

QA Tester - Patience Leigh Wade Oliver

Art

Art Director - Hang Luo 

Art Director - Wan Lee 

Concept Artist - Jojo Yu

3D Artist - Ah Young Joo

3D Artist - Leslie Nguyen

3D Artist - Chris Savely 

Character Rigger - Yvette Hernandez

Narrative

Narrative Lead - Marshall Lee

Marketing

Marketing Lead - Nicole Zhou

Key Art - Sam McKinnon

Logo - Elizabeth Lehuta

Voice Actors

Marina - Samantha Cavalcanti

Vasco - Dave Rivas