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CHICAGO – June 21, 2016 – Jackbox Games, the independent developer of hilarious party games like Fibbage, Quiplash and YOU DON’T KNOW JACK®, is back to save boring parties with the new multiplayer* party game Drawful 2, which challenges players to draw weird, funny and often ridiculous prompts on their smartphones and tablets. Building on the original hit Drawful, Drawful 2 takes it to the next level by allowing players to make their own episodes of unique nonsensical prompts, in-jokes about their messed up friends and references to whatever they want, which can be shared using special codes.

Drawful 2 increases the overall number of totally new prompts by 50%, adds bonus score streaks for consecutive correct answers, and introduces the ability to draw with two colors instead of one, making it easy to fit even greater creativity and detail into every sketch. There’s even a new option for players to tweet out GIFs of their favorite drawings, so everyone on Twitter can share the fun (and shame) of the last game.

Drawful 2 also has expanded censoring options for streamers. Drawings can be quickly skipped, and specific answers, drawings and players can be censored, giving players and streamers effective tools to protect their games from trolls.

In addition, Drawful 2 includes standard Jackbox Games features, like a family-friendly mode that omits prompts that are more likely to lead to awkward or uncomfortable conversations between kids and parents. Jackbox’s audience mode returns, allowing streamers to let up to 10,000 viewers play along with each game by guessing correct answers and influencing player scores. Twitch account login integration is supported, as well.

Drawful 2 is available worldwide today for $9.99 on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system via the PlayStation®Store, Xbox One through the Xbox Games Store, Windows PC on Steam, and Mac via Steam and the Mac App Store. It is coming soon to Amazon Fire TV and Android TV. This title is rated (T) Teen by the ESRB and PEGI 12.

Jackbox has previously stated that Drawful 2 will not be included in its next ultimate game bundle, The Jackbox Party Pack 3, which is expected to launch this fall on the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, Windows PC and Mac via Steam, the Mac App Store and Amazon Fire TV.

*Drawful 2 requires a minimum of three players and supports up to eight players, not including audience members.

About Jackbox Games

Jackbox Games, formerly Jellyvision Games, is a developer and publisher of games on major gaming platforms and home entertainment devices. The studio is best known for comedic party games like YOU DON’T KNOW JACK, Fibbage and their recent Kickstarter-funded hit Quiplash. The digital release of The Jackbox Party Pack – a massive collection of five of these party games – was named “Best Local Multiplayer Game of the Year” by Giant Bomb. All of Jackbox’s current-generation games feature the innovative “mobile-devices-as-controllers” concept, allowing anyone with an internet-connected phone, tablet or even laptop to join a game without the need for extra game controllers. Players connect to games on their devices by going to http://jackbox.tv and entering the custom game code displayed via the console, PC or home entertainment system that is actually hosting the game. This unique concept also allows for games that involve secret player input, such as typing in words or drawing on devices. The company is located in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information, visit www.jackboxgames.com, and follow the studio on Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.

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