Bordeaux, October 28, 2005 - IN-FUSIO, the leader in mobile phone entertainment, today announced the release of a new mobile game based on the famous classic comedy television sitcom "The Munsters." Through a licensing deal with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group, IN-FUSIO will release "The Munster's Pinball" mobile game available Halloween 2005.
"The Munsters Pinball" has mini games for players to master in order to achieve the ultimate high score and earn a place on the spooky top table. Beware of creepy bats, jumping pumpkins and dangerous chemicals coming directly from Grandpa's secret laboratory at the top of the board. "The Munsters Pinball" also features a hot-seat multiplayer mode that allows up to four gamers to compete against each other in this eerie fun-game.
"We are thrilled to have the perfect Halloween game in this year's portfolio," says Markus Schuetze, Games Product Manager IN-FUSIO. " 'The Munsters Pinball' succeeds in capturing the unique humour and style of one of the most popular classic comedy shows. It will appeal to fans of the show as well as to mobile gamers who are looking for a seasonal good time game. The physics engine used in the game gives an almost life like simulation to the ball giving players a perfect feeling of control. This great handling combined with great presentation makes 'The Munsters Pinball' fun for any gamer."
"The Munsters Pinball" will be available for a wide range of popular mobile phones at operators worldwide. UK mobile gamers will be able to get "The Munsters Pinball" from O2, Orange and T-Mobile.
About Universal Studios Consumer Products Group
Universal Studios Consumer Products Group is responsible for global licensing and retail strategies as well as building brand recognition of the extensive catalogue of NBC Universal properties. Universal Studios Consumer Products Group is a unit 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, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.
About The Munsters
That odd family at 1313 Mockingbird Lane continue their comic shenanigans more than 30 years after they first graced America's Televisions.
Amidst the well-manicured lawns in a quaint, 1960s neighbourhood lies the quintessential haunted house, hosting the funniest collection of misfits ever to set up abode. They are, of course, Universal Studios' The Munsters. Creating 70 episodes during its successful run on CBS from September 1964 to September 1966, the morbidly hilarious Munster family has been in domestic and international syndication ever since.
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