NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Hot on the heels of the record breaking debut game Moshi Monsters™: Moshling Zoo comes the exciting new videogame from Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters™: Moshlings™ Theme Park, available on Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™. Available at major retail stores beginning October 30, 2012, the all-new game is now available for pre-order at www.moshlingsthemepark.com.
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Based on the worldwide phenomenon Moshi Monsters™, and building on the ever-growing popularity of the Moshlings characters, Moshi Monsters™: Moshlings™ Theme Park takes fans on an exciting journey into a new Moshi universe. The game invites players to explore wondrous locations as they work to rebuild the legendary Moshlings Theme Park.
Fans can uncover secret codes online at moshimonsters.com which will unlock special areas and content on the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS systems. By achieving high scores in the DS game kids can also unlock exclusive content online at MoshiMonsters.com. Users of the Nintendo 3DS can interact with other Nintendo 3DS players via the StreetPass™ feature and play cool games to bring the Moshlings to life in a whole new dimension. Moshi Monsters™: Moshlings™ Theme Park marks the first time fans can interact with beloved characters via 3D technology.
Jam-packed with exclusive content, Moshi Monsters™: Moshlings™ Theme Park also introduces fans, for the very first time, to "Furnando", a brand-new Moshling character. He is just one of 60 Moshling characters that take part in this thrilling journey to get the theme park back on track! In addition, every new Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS game comes with a free week-long membership to MoshiMonsters.com and a redeemable code so users also can interact with their new Moshling on the Moshi website.
Moshi Monsters™ is an interactive social online world for kids aged 6-12 years. It provides children with a new form of entertainment, combining adoptable virtual pet monsters with social online gameplay. With engaging puzzles, stories, and exciting missions, the Moshi Monsters™ world is an ever-growing success story with books, magazines and toys to name just a few of the available monster offerings.
The game will hit shelves nationwide in the US on October 30th 2012 (RRP DS $24.99 3DS $29.99)
About Mind Candy
Mind Candy, creator of the successful Moshi Monsters franchise, is a global entertainment company based in the UK with offices in Los Angeles and New York. The company was formed by Internet entrepreneur, Michael Acton Smith, in 2004.
For more information visit www.MindCandy.com
About Moshi Monsters™
With over 65 million registered users in 150 territories worldwide, Moshi Monsters - the online world of adoptable pet monsters for boys and girls aged 6-12 – has become a global phenomenon.
Children choose from one of six virtual pet monsters that they can create, name and nurture. Once their pet has been customized, players can navigate their way around Monstro City, taking the daily puzzle challenge to earn 'Rox' (virtual currency), playing games, solving Super Moshi Missions, personalizing their room, showing off their artwork, reading stories and communicating with friends in a safe environment.
Following its huge online success, Moshi Monsters has expanded into the real world with an array of physical products including best-selling toys; the number one selling kids magazine in the UK; a best-selling DS video game, a top five music album, books, membership cards, trading cards and much more.
For more information visit www.moshimonsters.com
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Activision Publishing maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in this press release that involves Activision Publishing's expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements about the expected release date of Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park are forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause Activision Publishing's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision Publishing and Activision Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision Publishing nor Activision Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Activision Publishing or Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.
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SOURCE: Mind Candy
For further information:
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