Basingstoke, England - 24th October 2006 - Koch Media is pleased to announce an agreement to distribute Crazy Frog Racer 2 on the Sony PS2 platform, and on PC in the UK, due to be released in November this year.
The Crazy Frog has become a world-wide media phenomenon ranging from ringtones and mobile downloads to millions of sold albums and video games. Now it is back to star in his very own racing game once again, showing the world how you really drive crazy.
The original game, Crazy Frog Racer for PS2®, released last year has sold more than 140'000 copies in the UK alone, being a huge success to date and the sequel adds many more features, upping the ante considerably in regards to quality and depth of play.
"We have listened to the fans of Crazy Frog Racer," says Leo Zullo, President of Mercury Games. "Now we are ready to take it up a notch and not only improve over the original, but add plenty of new exclusive content for all the Crazy Frog fans."
"The addition of a highly popular and evergreen character like the Crazy Frog to a very competent game, competitive price point and strategic Christmas release date spells a great future for this fantastic title," said Craig McNicol, Managing Director, Koch Media. "the Crazy Frog brand just goes from strength to strength spanning out across all types of media. Games is his next great success"
Race through the cityscape of 'Axel.F' or head to the beaches of 'Popcorn'. Crazy Frog Racer 2 is jam-packed full of new features that any Crazy Frog fan will find irresistible.
CONTAINS BONUS CONTENT - with the Crazy Frog music Videos 'Axel. F' and 'Popcorn' as well as tracks from the Crazy Frog singles and albums.
BRAND NEW CHARACTERS - such as the Evil General, Hawaiian Crazy Frog, Torpedo Drone and the exclusive Crazy Frog Drone.
UNLEASH NEW EXPLOSIVE WEAPONS TO WIELD - like the toxic cloud, death spin mines, flash photography and the deadly EMP mines.
MULITPLAYER BATTLE ARENAS - for frantic split-screen action.
UNLOCK EXCLUSIVE MINI-GAMES - featuring the Crazy Frog such as ball busting Pinball and freaky Dance Crazy Frog.
Crazy Frog Racer 2 is due for release on PlayStation 2 and PCCD-ROM in November 2006, priced £19.99. For more information head over to the Crazy Frog Racer 2 website at www.crazyfrogracer2.com.
About the Crazy Frog - Created by Eric Wernquist, The Annoying Thing - also known as the Crazy Frog - shot to international fame in 2003 after being signed by Jamba to help promote and dominate the downloadable mobile content market. Since then, The Annoying Thing has appeared in music videos, has its own collection of singles and albums and its very own video game series.
About Turtle Games - Turtle Games, is a new brand from Mercury Games Ltd, focused on delivering great exciting entertainment to the 5-12 year old kids market. Crazy Frog Racer 2 is the first in a long line of quality brands and products soon to be announced. Mercury Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Myriad Interactive Ltd. For more info, visit, www.mercurygames.com
About Koch Media UK - Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk
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