PC version of Ubisoft's quiz game available now for £9.99.
For immediate release
September 2008 – Do you know your Fimbles from your Flumps? The difference between Neighbours and Newlyweds? If not, then you’d better brush up on your TV trivia because the ultimate test of knowledge is here!
Ubisoft® has teamed up with Focus Multimedia to bring Telly Addicts to the PC for the first time. Focus, the UK’s market-leading publisher of budget PC software, is making the game available, at a suggested price of just £9.99.
Play against the computer or a human player, and test your knowledge of soaps, reality TV, drama, comedy and cartoons. The shows and questions span several decades, meaning there is something here for all the family, regardless of when they were born, or what shows played a part in their childhood. After six exciting rounds featuring famous clips, pictures and hundreds of questions, you’ll soon discover who is the real Telly Addict in your family!
The rounds are:
Round 1 – Screen Test: Look at a picture and answer a related question.
Round 2 – Classic Clips: Watch various video clips and answer questions about the show.
Round 3 – Spotlight: 5 questions to answer - with just 10 seconds per answer.
Round 4 – Reveal: Try to guess the person as the picture is slowly revealed.
Round 5 – Guess The Year: Look at a photograph and try to guess the year.
Round 6 – Randomiser: Use the spinner to select your category question – drama, cartoon, comedy, soaps & reality TV. Then test your knowledge!
Craig Johnson, managing director of Focus Multimedia, commented: "Telly Addicts evokes fond memories for a whole generation of quiz show fans, and it's the perfect format for a fun-filled computer game. Everyone who reminisces about their favourite TV shows will enjoy testing their wits against their friends and family."
Telly Addicts is available now for a suggested retail price of £9.99 including VAT, from all good retail outlets of PC software. The product is also available to purchase direct from www.focusmm.co.uk.
About Focus Multimedia
Focus Multimedia is one of the UK’s leading consumer software publishers. Within a comprehensive and constantly evolving product range, Focus is able to offer more than 400 high quality PC software titles for all the family. The company consistently delivers quality, value and choice across its market-leading PC budget software brands - Essential, Revival and PC Fun Club. Focus’ portfolio includes many highly acclaimed brands, amongst them; Bratz, CSI, Deal or No Deal, Disney Pixar Cars, Driving Test Success, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Law & Order, LEGO, Oxford University Press, Scooby Doo, Scrabble and SpongeBob SquarePants, and many more. For further information on Focus Multimedia please visit www.focusmm.co.uk.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has teams in 28 countries and distributes games in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2007-08 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 928 million euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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For further information please contact:
Lucy Felthouse – PR & Marketing Executive
Tel: +44 (0)1889 570156