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Pussy Flip from Kwalee is based on the rules of the original
popular board game, reversi (invented in England in 1883), games
using these rules have been played by tens of millions of players
and have national and world championships. Launched in September
2012 Pussy Flip has made the App Store top 10 board game chart in
32 different countries and has built a strong community of regular
players. Now it is receiving a huge makeover and a brand new name.
When the revised version becomes available at the end of January it
will be called Flip the Cats. It will be free to play.
With it's new update Pussy Flip will be renamed as Flip the
Cats, which will work better in global markets and better describes
what the game is about. Some of the changes and improvements to the
game came from conversations with the world's best reversi rules
players. Several of these elite players are now regulars of the
Kwalee game. Here is just some of what is new:
• 47 different achievement badges which can be
synched with Game Center and shared on Facebook. These add a lot to
the whole gaming experience as players can display their successes.
These include Kwalee Killer: Beat a member of Kwalee
staff, Top Cat: Become #1 World Ranked on the leader boards
and Cat Corner King: Occupy all 4 corners of the board in a
• Cats Eyes mode. This shows an opponent's
potential next moves when a player tests out their possible moves,
making it easier to think ahead and to develop strategies.
• Pro Board. For expert players this is more
like playing the original reversi board game with player assistance
• Full localisation of the game to 14 of the
world's languages. To further enhance the international success of
• Greatly enhanced social features with
better leaderboards featuring a points system and
detailed opponent information, including their badges and
achievements. Now it is possible to see all of a potential
opponent's stats and badges before issuing challenges.
There are many more enhancements that will be seen when Flip the
Cats is played.
David Darling, Kwalee CEO and Codemasters co-founder, is
delighted: "I love this game and play it every day. I'm currently
ranked #3 in the world if you want to challenge me".
This is proven to be one of the world's great strategy game
basic play can be learned literally in a minute using
the Kwalee video, yet the strategy is infinite and as complex
as you want. Hence the enduring success of the original board game
version of reversi. Flip the Cats continues to pit human being
against other human beings with the game's extensive social
features finding suitable opponents to play against. With the
ability to have games against multiple opponents simultaneously
from all around the globe, each playing in their own language, Flip
the Cats does far more than the original physical board game could
With this new version Kwalee are confident that Flip the Cats is
a rewarding iteration of reversi on iOS.
Note to editor: if you would like a promo code to play Flip The
Cats prior to release then please contact
Kwalee is a company based in Leamington Spa that develop and
publish social multiplayer games for iPhone and other mobile
Founded by David Darling CBE, co-founder of Codemasters, with
decades of experience at the top level of the video game industry
and contributions to many #1 games on numerous platforms in his CV.
Kwalee is different. We seek to excite and entertain our customers
with innovative new products that provide special experiences.
Our ethos is based around a set of core values that put the
customer first and which harness the creative skills of our staff
to the maximum in order to do so. Kwalee is always very actively
looking for those special people who want to join us in our
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