YOUNG JUSTICE: LEGACY AVAILABLE NOW!
DC Entertainment Franchise & Television Series From Warner Bros. Animation Comes To Consoles
November 19, 2013 – Santa Ana, CA – Little Orbit, a worldwide game publisher, along with distribution partner Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) announced today that it has officially launched Young Justice: Legacy, the video game, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for DC Entertainment! Players can now take on the role of their favorite DC Comics Young Justice character on their PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, or the Nintendo 3DSTM hand held system. The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and retails for $39.99 on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Steam (PC), and is rated E10 and retails for $29.99 on the Nintendo 3DS.
Young Justice: Legacy gamers can look forward to an original storyline set inside the rich universe of the fan favorite television series, Young Justice. Written in collaboration with series producers, Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti, Young Justice: Legacy is packed with fan favorite playable characters, cameo appearances by popular Justice League heroes and villains and online multiplayer and local multiplayer modes!
“With a large playable cast of familiar heroes, Little Orbit’s core mission to create a unique experience that fits seamlessly into the Young Justice world while evoking the series’ witty humor and iconic art has been a phenomenal success, ” said Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit. “We’re excited to provide fans a new way to interact with these popular DC Comics characters through a new, youthful perspective.”
In Young Justice, teenage heroes Nightwing, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian and Artemis are tasked by the Justice League to act as their covert operations team. Armed with superior skills, weaponry and powers, the team must do battle against a wide array of villains from the DC Comics universe while trying to prove to themselves, and to their superhero mentors, that they too have what it takes to be a hero. Their journey is further complicated when they face the many unpredictable obstacles that arise in their path from inexperience and youth.
About Little Orbit
Little Orbit is a worldwide video game publisher formed in January 2010 with a focus on creating family friendly entertainment products. The company’s emphasis is on creating engaging, easy to play game content based on highly visible brands for all gaming platforms. Little Orbit has a unique history assisting major entertainment and product 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.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes-a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes-to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing both CG and traditionally animated projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. For TV, WBA produces series such as The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Beware the Batman and Teen Titans Go!, as well as the forthcoming The Tom and Jerry Show for Cartoon Network and Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim. WBA also produces original content — including animated shorts — for Cartoon Network’s multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block. As the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Original Animated Movies — for DVD. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).