FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Columbus, OH - August 29, 2007 - Brighter Minds Media, LLC in conjunction with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group, announces the release of Jurassic Park Explorer, a new DVD game based on the top dinosaur brand of all time.
Jurassic Park Explorer allows fans' imaginations to run wild as they experience the island of Isla Sorna in a whole new way. The DVD game format combines traditional board game elements with unique interactive DVD features, including over 300 dinosaur trivia questions, 7 different DVD activities, clips from all three Jurassic Park movies and hours of all-new 3-D animation. To win the game, players must navigate the gameboard and successfully bring dinosaurs to life by completing each of the DVD activities. Three distinct skill levels allow players of different abilities to play together. Discover the lost world from the comfort of your very own living room - or even in the car on your portable DVD player!
"We are excited to be working with Universal to bring the Jurassic Park experience to this new format, " said Sam Ifergan, CEO of Brighter Minds Media. "Jurassic Park Explorer combines the thrill and excitement of the Jurassic Park brand with cutting-edge animation, interactive game elements, and an educational focus that allows fans a new and unique learning experience."
"iDVD games are truly accessible to the whole family, and that speaks perfectly to the broad appeal of the Jurassic Park film franchise," said Bill Kispert, Vice President and General Manager, Interactive, for Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group. "The Jurassic Park Explorer game provides an opportunity for the entire family to have an engaging and educational experience together."
Jurassic Park Explorer ($24.95) works with any standard television, DVD player, and remote. Game includes DVD, gameboard, 4 playing pieces, 1 six-sided die, and 25 dinosaur reward cards.
Review copies of Jurassic Park Explorer DVD game are available directly from Brighter Minds Media, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Jurassic Park Explorer can be found at select retail outlets and online at www.brightermindsmedia.com.
About Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group
Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group (UPDPG) is responsible for global digital product development, production, licensing, distribution, and growth strategy for the extensive catalogue of Universal's properties across new and emerging digital platforms, including mobile, video game consoles, personal computers, and other portable devices. With a worldwide mandate to help shape the digital future of Universal Pictures, the Group has offices in Universal City, California; London, England; and Tokyo, Japan.
Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group is a unit of Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures. Universal Pictures is a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric and 20% owned by Vivendi.
About Brighter Minds Media, Inc:
Brighter Minds Media, Inc is the newly formed parent company for Ohio educational publisher Brighter Minds Media and its imprints, including Brighter Minds Children's Publishing. Brighter Minds Media, LLC is proud to offer a fun, innovative line of products including software, books, workbooks, flashcards, interactive DVD games and online games. Brighter Minds Media, LLC prides itself on the creation, publication, and distribution of multimedia materials for the entire family. Brighter Minds Media, Inc. is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX:BRI.V) and is a Hargan Ventures ( www.harganvc.com) company.
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