‘JUMANJI: THE VIDEO GAME’ RELEASES TODAY ON PLAYSTATION® 4, NINTENDO SWITCH™, XBOX ONE AND PC DIGITAL
New launch trailer revealed featuring the voice talents of Jumanji film star Rhys Darby reprising his role as ‘Nigel’
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, worldwide family entertainment publisher Outright Games, and UK based development studio Funsolve, in collaboration with Sony Pictures, are today thrilled to announce that Jumanji: The Video Game is now available on PlayStation® 4, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One and PC Digital.
Follow the wise words of your intrepid guide Nigel and head off for adventure in this brand new 3D action adventure game that sees players take on the role of Jumanji’s greatest heroes, Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse, Franklin “Mouse” Finbar and Professor Shelly Oberon as they fight their way through waves of deadly marauders and dangerous, exotic creatures.
Team up with friends in online or split-screen modes as you seek to find the precious Jewels of Jumanji taking on deadly enemies to save the world and find a way home. Hunt for Jumanji board pieces in the jungles, dodge deadly traps in underground catacombs and fight your way through winding city alleyways. Choose your hero and use their unique abilities and weapons to survive the unpredictable and fantastical world of Jumanji.
“The day has finally come to release Jumanji: The Video Game into the wild and we couldn’t be more excited” said Outright Games CEO Terry Malham. “Since the beginning of the project we’ve been dedicated to bringing the fun filled, epic adventure from these iconic films to our video game and can’t wait for the world to be part of the action”
Jumanji: The Video Game is based on the wildly successful Sony Pictures film franchise that began in 1995 with the original Jumanji and has gone on to produce the worldwide hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in 2017 as well as its highly anticipated sequel Jumanji: The Next Level releasing December 26 in cinemas across Australia.
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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN™, GALAGA™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, ACE COMBAT™ and DARK SOULS™. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is the premier publisher for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL™, and ONE PIECE™.
About Outright Games
Outright Games is a global video games publisher with a focus on quality family entertainment to a worldwide audience. Founded in 2016, Outright Games has established its place in the market delivering engaging interactive games of beloved entertainment licenses globally. Outright Games brings stories and characters to life with titles including such favourites as Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion and Ben 10 with Cartoon Network, Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Onboard with Sony Pictures and Dragons: Dawn of New Risers with NBCUniversal. With an Outright Games title there will be fun for all the family to enjoy. For more information please visit: www.outrightgames.com.
Founded in 2015 by industry veteran Richard Tawn, Funsolve are an independent videogames studio based in Warwickshire, UK. Dedicated to creating outstanding, fun experiences for gamers in stunning immersive worlds that resonate with a global audience, Funsolve have experience with both established and new brands. Previous work include projects with SEGA, Exient, Imaginati, Marker Studio, and many more. Funsolve are currently developing their first AAA licensed project with publisher Outright Games, releasing in 2019.
For more information about Funsolve, visit: http://funsolve.com/