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Clever Interactive Ltd. (originally founded as Max Andrew Games Ltd., Webious Sitious Games Ltd., and Max Andrew Games, Inc.) is a British video game publishing and development company founded by Max Andrew.

It was owned by the holding company The Clever Team until April 4, 2015, when Clever Interactive, The Clever Team and Clever Films merged their company and operations into one and formed Clever Entertainment. The successor published video games until April 23, 2016, when Clever Games took over publishing duties.

History

Max Andrew Games (2011)

Max Andrew Games logo (v1)

This is how the logo would look like if it was made back on February 2, 2011.

On February 12, 2011, Max Andrew Games was formed as a video game arm for Max Andrew Studios to produce, develop and publish video games on consoles.

Max Andrew Games logo

The logo used since August 22, 2011.

The first video game they developed was Max Andrew The Video Game which made players take control of Max Andrew and his family on an adventure to different locations to stop the evil cups from taking over the world. The game was released on the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Portable on June 19, 2011.

Next was Rocks Up, a game which involved a rock trying to become a surfer at the beach but has to watch out for the big human boy. It was released on the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Portable on August 15, 2011 with mixed reception from critics.

Later came Max's Escape, a 2D side-scroller that involved Max Andrew trying to escape from being captured by the cups and to save the world. It was released on Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Portable on May 18, 2011. The game would later got a remastered re-release by Clever Entertainment and included new features such as Eleep functionality to unlock costumes in-game. It was released on Game-Fi on April 9, 2015.

Then they developed Scary Maze: The Game based on the movie adaptation Scary Maze: The Movie. It was released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows on September 22, 2011 and received negative reviews from critics.

Webious Sitious Games (2011-2013)

Webious Sitious Games logo

After Max Andrew decided to rename Max Andrew Studios to Webious Sitious on September 2, 2011, the gaming division was renamed to Webious Sitious Games.

The first game under the name was Webious Sitious Mash-Up, a fighting game which allows players to pick their favourite characters from franchises created by Webious Sitious. It was released on Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Portable on February 24, 2012.

The last game under the name was Max Andrew The Video Game: Jump and Duck, ‎a 2D auto-scroller platformer that takes control of Max jumping and ducking through hundreds of stages. For the first time in the company's history it was released on mobile devices via digital distribution services including Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore on October ‎25, 2012. A Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita version of the game was later released on July 3, 2013. The WebiousSitious Games brand still exists today as an in name only division of Clever Games.

Max Andrew Games, Inc. (2013-2014)

Max Andrew Games, Inc. logo

Another company rename later after it was changed to Max Andrew Enterprises, Inc. on December 31, 2013, the company renamed itself to Max Andrew Games, Inc. (Not to be confused with the original name back in February 2, 2011.)

On March 8, 2014, Max Andrew Enterprises, Inc. announced a new video game console called the Goodoou Video Game System and they would release games for the system including Return to Nuclear Island: The Video Game, Microsoft Sam's Adventure!, Microsoft Sam & Friends RPG, The Thunderbirds101 World and Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest. Both the console and the games were released on July 13, 2014.

A card reader accessory for the system called Code N’ Play was later released on August 8, 2014. Two games that were compatible included Return to Nuclear Island: The Video Game, The Thunderbirds101 World and Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest.

On October 4, 2014, the company decided to discontinue the Goodoou Video Game System after failing to compete with Level Infinitum's brand new video game console the Game-Fi.

Clever Interactive (2014-2015)

After Max Andrew founded the holding company The Clever Team and discontinued sales of Goodoou Video Game System, the company was renamed Clever Interactive and switched from being a console manufacturer back to a third-party developer.

Clever Interactive announced games originally from the Goodoou Video Game System coming to the Game-Fi console on October 20, 2014. This included games such as Return to Nuclear: Island The Video Game, Microsoft Sam & Friends RPG and The Thunderbirds101 World, including a new game for the platform called The Anti-Virus Team. Both games were released on October 26, 2014. Two other games previously released including Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest and Microsoft Sam's Adventure were each released on November 8, 2014 and January 7, 2015 separately.

The company even made consoles and accessories for Game-Fi platform including a laptop hybrid named the Game-Fi Express, the Game-Fi VHS Player, the Game-Fi Mouse and Keyboard, 3D glasses called 3D-Fi and a virtual reality headset named the Virtual-Fi. Two controller accessories called the Game-Fi 2-Joystick had a boxing game bundles with it called 2-Joystick Boxing where players use the two joysticks on the controller like they were in a boxing match, another one was a motion controller called the Game-Fi Magic Controller and was bundled with the game Speedy Balls.

On November 9, 2014, Clever Interactive announced a new toys-to-life platform co-developed by The Level Infinitum Group called Eleep. It allows players to plug-in a portal (named The Eleep Device) into the Game-Fi console and place Eleep toys to make it come to life or unlock new content in Eleep compatible games. Many of these games included Microsoft Sam & Friends RPG, The Thunderbirds101 World, Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest, The Anti-Virus Team and Brick Breakers.

On April 4, 2015, Clever Interactive, The Clever Team and Clever Films decided to merge their companies and operations into one single company resulting in creating Clever Entertainment. That company later formed the development company Clever Game Making and was the main publisher for video games until April 23, 2016, when Clever Games took over publishing duties.

Games

Max Andrew Games

Game Platform(s) Release date Developed in association with
Max Andrew The Video Game Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable June 19, 2011 N/A
Rocks Up Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable August 15, 2011 N/A
Max's Escape Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable May 18, 2011 N/A
Scary Maze: The Game Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows September 22, 2011 N/A

Webious Sitious Games

Game Platform(s) Release date Developed in association with
Webious Sitious Mash-Up Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable February 24, 2012 N/A
Max Andrew The Video Game: Jump and Duck iOS, Android, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita October ‎25, 2012 (Mobile)

July 3, 2013 (Consoles)

N/A

Max Andrew Games, Inc.

Game Platform(s) Release date Developed in association with
Return to Nuclear Island: The Video Game Goodoou Video Game System July 13, 2014 N/A
Microsoft Sam & Friends RPG Goodoou Video Game System July 13, 2014 MS Sam Studios
The Thunderbirds101 World Goodoou Video Game System July 13, 2014 MS Sam Studios
Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest Goodoou Video Game System July 13, 2014 Toadlover123 Games

Clever Interactive

Game Platform(s) Release date Developed in association with
Return to Nuclear: Island The Video Game Game-Fi October 28, 2014 N/A
Microsoft Sam & Friends RPG Game-Fi October 28, 2014 MS Sam Studios
The Thunderbirds101 World Game-Fi October 28, 2014 MS Sam Studios
The Anti-Virus Team Game-Fi October 28, 2014 Oddimations Games
Clever Sports Football Game-Fi October 28, 2014 N/A
Clever Sports Golf Game-Fi October 28, 2014 N/A
Clever Sports Boxing Game-Fi October 28, 2014 N/A
The Pen Monster Game-Fi October 30, 2014 N/A
War Wings Game-Fi November 3, 2014 N/A
Brick Breaker Game-Fi November 7, 2014 Level Infinitum Peterborough
The History Museum Game-Fi November 8, 2014 N/A
Endless Nightmares Game-Fi November 8, 2014 Level Infinitum Peterborough
Toadlover's Quest: Cursor Quest Game-Fi November 8, 2014 Toadlover123 Games and MS Sam Studios
The Apprentice Game-Fi November 8, 2014 N/A
Eleep Arena Game-Fi November 22, 2014 Level Infinitum Peterborough and MS Sam Studios
Get Santa Game-Fi December 24, 2014 N/A
Oddimations Runner Game-Fi January 7, 2015 Oddimations Games and MS Sam Studios
Swimming Simulator 2015 Game-Fi January 7, 2015 N/A
Moshi Monsters The Movie Game-Fi January 7, 2015 N/A
Microsoft Sam Rocket Ride Game-Fi January 7, 2015 MS Sam Studios
Microsoft Sam The Movie Game-Fi January 7, 2015 MS Sam Studios
Microsoft Sam's Adventure Game-Fi January 7, 2015 Olaf53 Games and MS Sam Studios
S.S. Agents Game-Fi January 13, 2015 Christians Development Group
2-Joystick Boxing Game-Fi January 19, 2015 Level Infinitum Peterborough
3000 Year Racing Game-Fi January 19, 2015 N/A
Game-Fi Paint Game-Fi January 21, 2015 Level Infinitum Peterborough
Domo Game-Fi January 21, 2015 N/A
Game-Fi Wars Game-Fi January 23, 2015 The Ultimai Federation Of Activisms
EducationCity Game-Fi January 23, 2015 EducationCity
Action Cross Game-Fi January 24, 2015 The Ultimai Federation Of Activisms
Toadlover's Quest: Alienators Game-Fi January 31, 2015 Toadlover123 Games and MS Sam Studios
The Chase Game-Fi February 13, 2015 N/A
Speedy Balls Game-Fi February 19, 2015 N/A
Milkys vs. Bluiens Game-Fi March 29, 2015 N/A
Home Alone: House Defender Game-Fi March 29, 2015 N/A
Disney Mars Needs Moms Game-Fi March 29, 2015 N/A