Cranky Alien Games
Lab and story
Game Programmer & Director
Background in Visual Arts. Nintendo freak with a Cyberpunk soul.
Game Programmer and 3D Artist with Technical skills in game development.
An endless flow of creativity. Background in Marketing and passion for design.
ALEX DE VRIES
Director of CRX Entertainment, venture builder and kind soul. His passion for Swoon! led him here.
Former Lead Game Designer at Ubisoft. Problem solving and programming for breakfast.
Degree in Cybernetic Engineering, specializing in Computer Science. Passion for games and hi-tech.
Passion for video games and gameplay mechanics... Seasoned Unity Developer.
Amazingly talented 3D artist experienced in concept art, 3D character modeling and texturing for games.
Guitarist for multiple bands such as Halequin and The Secrets, has worked on multiple video game and film titles and continues to dive deeper into the rich arts of game and film sound design.
CrANKY aLIEN gAMES
From Solo Dream to Collaborative Success
Cranky Alien Games was founded in 2021 by independent developer Giuseppe Licata with a passion for creating unique and engaging games. After nearly 18 months of tireless work as a solo developer, Giuseppe finally realized his dream with the launch of Swoon!
Swoon was an ambitious project that required commitment, dedication, and talent to bring to fruition. Thanks to collaborations with SoftSource Pte Ltd, CRX Entertainment, and other partners, the game was successfully funded and published. This success provided Giuseppe with the opportunity to expand his team and work on new exciting projects.
Now, Cranky Alien Games is in a new phase of the adventure in the gaming industry. With a dedicated lab for game development and porting, the team is ready to explore new ideas, create extraordinary gaming experiences, and engage players from around the world.
The mission of Cranky Alien Games is to bring joy and entertainment through unique and engaging games. With the support of partners and the team's passion, the company aims to create unforgettable experiences for players of all ages.
We open our first lab in Italy!
Cranky Alien Games signed the first publishing agreement with SoftSource and CRX, to publish and distribute Swoon! Earth Escape worldwide.
Nintendo welcomed Swoon! Earth Escape on the Nintendo Switch platform. Happy days.
We partner with XBOX in the ID@XBOX program!
We are officially PlayStation partners!
Cranky Alien Games was incorporated to start dealing with publishers and investors.
Swoon! is moving the first steps. Messing around with Unity 3D, making a bunch of assets from scratch.
We partner with CRX Entertainment and SoftSource Publishers based in Singapore, for porting video games to consoles and for game development!