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Johnny Bravo

Muscular Cartoon Network character headed for the DS.

Date: 20th February, 2009

London, UK

For Immediate Release

Blast Entertainment, part of The Mastertronic Group have today announced the release of Johnny Bravo on Nintendo DS in “Hukka-Mega-Mighty-Ultra-Extreme Date-O-Rama” – enter the world of the best known steamin’ hunk of cyber fella – JOHNNY BRAVO!

Johnny Bravo is one of the most popular and enduring characters on the Cartoon Network channel. He's easily recognised by his trademark sunglasses, rippling muscles and ultimately futile attempts to impress the ladies. Johnny Bravo has not only appeared regularly on Cartoon Network since 1998 but has also starred in his own movies and DVDs.

Play the part of Johnny Bravo in this inherently humorous game and compete against rival studs over a number of events to win a date with the chick on the Hukka-Mega-Mighty-Ultra-Extreme Date-O-Rama TV show! The game has the same look and feel as the TV series and the simple yet fun design makes it instantly accessible to casual and non-hardcore gamers. Use the NDS stylus to try and beat your opponent in the Muscle Madness weight lifting event and have fun throwing rubbish in the recycling bins or straight at your opponents in Taking Out the Trash. Use the Cheese-O-Vac suction gun to vacuum up the plague of mice, then blow into the NDS microphone to clear the collected rodents ready for the next Cheese-O-Vac vendetta! Control the food catapult using NDS Touch Screen Technology - try to impress the chick by firing all the food at your rival! The Creator of Johnny Bravo, Van Partible, has had a huge amount of input into the creation of the game and has designed the cover artwork and drew specific art characters for the game as well as hidden unlockable concepts (five items).

Kirsty Payne, Marketing and PR Manager at Mastertronic, commented: “Johnny Bravo has a regular slot in the Cartoon Network comic and enjoys phenomenal popularity across all age groups. It’s a strong brand backed up with a hilarious game!"

About Blast! Entertainment Limited - Blast! is the leading video game company exclusively aimed at the children’s market. We develop new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from movies, TV, classic characters and toys. Parents can be sure that our content is safe and accessible for their children and good value for money. Children can be sure that the games are fun and challenging for their age group.

About the Mastertronic Group Limited

Mastertronic is one of the best known electronic entertainment brands in Europe. It pioneered the European console market with its launch of the Sega Master System, invented the value retail sector and built an international development and publishing operation under the Virgin Mastertronic label. The brand was subsequently re-launched as The Mastertronic Group Limited in 2003 by founder Frank Herman, together with Andy Payne and Garry Williams. The Group now leads the European value publishing sector through its retail brands M.A.D. (Mastertronic Added Dimension), Sold Out (the UK's largest-selling budget operation, acquired by the Group in 2004) and PC Gamer Presents, a unique quality-assured brand in association with the leading games magazine publisher Future Publishing. The Group also offers, through its wholly owned subsidiary The Producers Limited (also acquired in 2004), a 'cradle to grave' total turnkey service for physical product, from marketing through packaging and warehousing, to retail and digital distribution. More recently in 2006, Blast Entertainment was launched as part of the group and has rapidly become a leading video game company exclusively aimed at the younger end of the Children’s market. Blast develops new content based on recognised family friendly licenses from films, TV, classic characters and toys and publishes on a variety of formats including PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and more recently, Nintendo Wii. In 2007 Just Flight, and its sister company Just Trains, the leading worldwide simulation specialists, were acquired by the group. Just Flight was established in 1995, and within three years became the world’s largest publisher of flight simulation software outside of Microsoft, with a reputation for high quality products, published by genuine enthusiasts.

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