MONTREAL, July 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The mobile game Dexter: Hidden Darkness from the Quebec company BlooBuzz has generated tons of online excitement since its release. First offered in Canada, the game was launched by Apple on July 16th in 82 countries and has been selected in 75 of them for the "Best New Game" category. The application, inspired by the critically acclaimed, hit television series DEXTER, already has more than 300,000 downloads.
A high level app appreciated by players
Aiming to deliver a product that meets the highest standards in the mobile gaming industry, BlooBuzz is very encouraged as players from the United States, France, Germany, Brazil and Great Britain ranked the game an average of 4.5 out of five stars in the App Store.
"The BlooBuzz team is very proud of the release of Dexter: Hidden Darkness and its success internationally. This global recognition fuels our constant desire to push our limits to offer users the best gaming experience around," says Eric Trudel, President of BlooBuzz.
Dexter: Hidden Darkness is a "free-to-play" hidden object type game where the player is plunged directly into the world of the TV series to solve murders. For the creation and launch of this game, BlooBuzz partnered with SHOWTIME®, CBS Consumer Products and Golden Globe® winner, Michael C. Hall.
BlooBuzz Studios Inc., a Quebecor Media Inc. corporation, develops multi-platform games of various genres targeting a broad and diversified audience. The company develops and publishes games for Windows and Android systems while covering a full range of Apple products in over 150 countries.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to www.SHO.com.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.
About Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall most recently portrayed the title character in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, directed by Michael Mayer from the book by Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. Hall also starred last spring in Will Eno's Broadway production of The Realistic Jones, directed by Sam Gold and co-starring Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, and Marisa Tomei. Hall made his Broadway debut in 1999 as the Master of Ceremonies in Sam Mendes' revival of Cabaret and portrayed Billy Flynn in 2002 in the revival of Chicago. Off-Broadway, Hall's credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's Mr. Marmalade, Cymbeline, Macbeth, Timon of Athens, and Henry V at the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, The English Teachers for MCC, the Manhattan Theatre Club's Corpus Christi, Romeo and Juliet at Center Stage, R Shoman at Williamstown and Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum. His television credits include "Dexter" (SAG, Golden Globe awards; five Emmy nominations) and "Six Feet Under" (two SAG ensemble awards, Emmy nomination). On film, Hall recently appeared in Cold in July and Kill Your Darlings. MFA: NYU.
SOURCE BlooBuzz Studios Inc.
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