DREAMWORKS TROLLHUNTERS DEFENDERS OF ARCADIA VIDEO GAME COMING IN OCTOBER 2020
New game inspired by the hit Netflix series created by Guillermo Del Toro features voice talents of Emile Hirsch, Charlie Saxton and David Bradley
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, Outright Games and Universal Games and Digital Platforms today are excited to reveal the upcoming release of a brand new video game, DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia coming to Nintendo Switch™, Playstation® 4, Xbox One Digital and PC Digital on October 30, 2020 in Australia and New Zealand.
Inspired by the hit Dreamworks Animation and Netflix Emmy-winning series from Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and developed by prolific game developer Wayforward, this new platform action-adventure game will release this summer featuring an all-star voice cast that includes original talent from the show Emile Hirsch, Charlie Saxton and David Bradley.
Dreamworks Animation’s Tales of Arcadia trilogy is made up of Trollhunters, 3Below and the eagerly anticipated new series, Wizards, which launches later this year on Netflix. The trilogy centers on the seemingly ordinary town of Arcadia Oaks that happens to lie at the center of magical and mystical lines that make it a nexus for many battles among otherworldly creatures including trolls, aliens and wizards. The new game, DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia, tells a brand-new story that takes place in between the distinct worlds from the three series and acts as a key narrative beat that unifies the trilogy.
“DreamWorks Trollhunters: Defender of Arcadia will take players on an intriguing and authentic new adventure that showcases the series’ key pillars of friendship, loyalty and fantasy,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “Expanding on the bold and creative story that has delighted fans for years, the game brings to life the vivid world of Arcadia Oaks in fun and surprising ways.”
“We are immensely honored to be involved with the franchise in such an integral way” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games. “The Tales of Arcadia trilogy is a stand out in the world of streaming content, from the incredible talent involved to the breadth of content in the series. To have our game be a part of this and to work with a developer as renowned as Wayforward to bring it all together is a dream come true for us.”
● All-Star Voice Talent – Featuring all-new content recorded for the game from the stars of the Netflix series including:
○ Emile Hirsch as Jim Lake Jr.
○ David Bradley as Merlin
○ Charlie Saxton as Toby
○ Lexi Medrano as Claire
● An original story – Jump into the world of Trollhunters as Jim Lake Jr. and prepare to stop the Time-pocalypse
● Encounter familiar faces – Journey through unique worlds as favorite characters from the hit series
● Become the hero of Arcadia – Level up armor and abilities to become more powerful than ever, and get a helping hand from beloved characters in local co-op mode
DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia will launch on October 30, 2020.for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital. The final installment of the Tales of Arcadia trilogy, Wizards, is set to air later this year on Netflix.
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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 favourites such as Jumanji: The Video Game with Sony Pictures, Paw Patrol: On a Roll with Nickelodeon, Ben 10 with Cartoon Network, and Dragons: Dawn of New Risers with NBC Universal. With an Outright Games title there will be fun for all the family to enjoy. For more information please visit: www.outrightgames.com
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About DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation (DWA), a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, within NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, is a global family entertainment company with feature film and television brands. The company’s deep portfolio of intellectual property is supported by a robust, worldwide consumer products practice, which includes licensing, and location-based entertainment venues around the world. DWA’s film heritage includes many of the world’s most beloved characters and franchises, including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Trolls and The Boss Baby, and have amassed more than $15 billion in global box office receipts. DreamWorks Animation’s television business has quickly become one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries. Creating a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats and delivering deep, fully immersive worlds served up with compelling characters, the studio has garnered 25 Emmy® Awards since inception in 2013.
Based in Valencia, California, WayForward was founded in 1990 and has remained an independent game developer for nearly 30 years. We are home to many talented individuals including programmers, environment artists, animators, modelers, illustrators, audio wizards, designers, and team leaders. With the new avenues for distributing games directly to fans we are finally able to make the games we have always wanted to.
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