Author C. Michael McGannon Tapped To Write For Australian Indie Game Developers Ballistic Interactive


Tulsa, OK [November 28, 2017]—C. Michael McGannon, best known as co-author of the Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunters fantasy series for young adults (Wyvern’s Peak Publishing), the dark fiction collection KAOS Obsidere: The Nightmare Has Begun (Dark Waters Press), and co-host of The Monster Guys Podcast has been tapped to write for the forthcoming video game Hellhunter being developed by the Australian indie game development company Ballistic Interactive.

Hellhunter is a supernatural investigative hunting RPG, where you assume the role of a freelance hunter building his career towards uncovering the ultimate terror.


Hellhunter Features:

  • Hellhunter is a hardcore single player hunting game centralized around investigating and hunting supernatural enemies.
  • Dark & unique art direction, using light & shadows to create a mysterious haunting atmosphere, with carefully tailored animation bringing the game to life.
  • Procedural level generation, mixed with dynamic clue and enemy generation makes for a massively replayable experience. Clues are logically scattered around the level which the player has to find and decipher.
  • Character progression & customization, with countless high tech gadgets, weapons and consumables.
  • Contrasting gameplay starts with careful investigation involving stealth, but progresses to fast paced intense combat by the end of a job.

Ballistic Interactive is an indie game development team based in Australia. To see the game trailer and learn more about Hellhunter-The Game and Ballistic Interactive, visit

About C. Michael McGannon


C. Michael McGannon is co-author of the Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunters series of young adult novels, and is one half of the humorous, father/son duo known as The Monster Guys, mixing humor, folklore, and all manner of comedic improv to special events. His other titles include: KAOS Obsidere: The Nightmare Has Begun (Dark Waters Press); Hollow World: Escape From Limbo (vol. 1) & Hollow World: The Thief’s Sacrifice (vol. 2) (Incendia Books); and, Yokai Tales: Stories From Japan’s Grand & Mysterious Tradition of Folklore (Incendia Books).

An expert in all things “monster,” Mr. McGannon brings an “academic humor” to the subjects of folktales, urban legends, and storytelling.

Michael is a fan of stories, of libraries, of books, of Japanese and British humor, and of ginger beer and dark chocolate. When not writing or attending conventions, he is usually recovering from all-night gaming excursions.

About The McGannon Group, Ltd. Co.

The McGannon Group, Ltd. Co. is a multi-genre book publisher whose imprints include Wyvern’s Peak Publishing (Middle Grade, Teen & Young Adult), Dark Waters Press (Dark Fiction, Horror, Strange Fiction), and Incendia Books (Sci-fi, Fantasy, Folklore, General Fiction).

The McGannon Group, Ltd. Co. also produces The Monster Guys PodcastFolk Tales PodcastYokai Tales PodcastWelcome To The Red Table Podcast, The Monster Guys live appearances, and a series of live talks covering folklore, mythology, and popular culture topics