Little Orbit and Cartoon Network Enterprises Expand Partnership to Create New Interactive Games
All-New Cartoon Network Multi-Property and Adventure Time Games to be Released This Fall
March 26, 2014 --
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading worldwide video game publisher, Little Orbit and Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) today announced an expansion of its partnership that will bring multiple properties to gaming consoles and handheld devices later this year. Serving as a licensing agent for its Turner Broadcasting sister network TNT, CNE initially partnered with Little Orbit to release the popular Falling Skies Planetary Warfare mobile game, based on TNT's critically-acclaimed drama Falling Skies, earlier this year. Little Orbit will also launch a console version of the game later this year.
Building on that successful relationship, the two companies will partner again to create two all-new interactive games a multi-property game that will combine characters from Cartoon Network's popular original series, and a game based on the global smash hit series, Adventure Time. Both will be released globally, with North American launches slated for this fourth quarter.
"Both TNT and Cartoon Network have tremendous experience developing both live-action and animated hits for a variety of audiences which makes them a perfect fit for what we want to achieve in terms of high-quality content," said Matt Scott, President of Little Orbit. "The expansion deepens our partnership with Turner networks enabling us to work closely together on development to bring a truly transmedia experience to the games."
"Working with Little Orbit to create the Falling Skies game has been a great experience and from that, we're excited to extend our partnership this year and develop new games based on some of the most popular characters and brands in the Cartoon Network portfolio," said Pete Yoder, vice president of consumer products for CNE.
Additional titles and details for the new Cartoon Network and Adventure Time games will be announced soon with several launches planned for later this year. For more information visit, www.littleorbit.com.
About Little Orbit:
Little Orbit is a worldwide video game publisher formed in January 2010 with a focus on licensed-based entertainment products. The company's emphasis is on working with popular creators to extend their vision into games through transmedia storytelling and engaging content for all gaming platforms. Little Orbit has a unique history assisting major entertainment companies to leverage their brands through emerging game channels to help grow and engage consumers. Founded by industry veterans and key development, sales and marketing personnel, Little Orbit is focused on three primary channels of distribution including traditional game retail, non-traditional retail channels, and digital download over the various platform networks.<
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About Cartoon Network Enterprises:
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks' award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, The Powerpuff Girls, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for LazyTown Entertainment and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
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