Mother Shanghai’s first work for mobile gaming brand Supercell is in the classic mould of the genre, playing out the story of a boy on a mission to uncover a mysterious player’s identity. Is it the hairdresser, his grandfather, a road sweeper, the butcher, or some martial arts triplets?
There is no clear-cut answer, because Supercell’s Brawl Stars is a game for all the family and anyone else besides.
Winson & Wanshi, partners at Mother Shanghai said: “Now’s the time of year we’re bombarded with traditional Lunar New Year commercials filled with red, lucky symbols, plot lines involving family reunions… We knew we wanted to write a story that had nothing to do with any of that.”
MAA creative scale: 8