CONNECT2MEDIA TO BRING TOP TRUMPS TO iPHONE 

 

Manchester, April 26 th 2011 - Connect2Media ( www.connect2media.com), a leading publisher of mobile games, has announced a partnership with award winning studio, Mobile Pie, to bring their series of‘Top Trumps’ games to the iPhone.

Connect2Media license the classic card game from Winning Moves and have already sucessfully published them on other platforms. In partnering with Mobile Pie the company initially plans to launch three titles on the iPhone, as well as other mobile platforms including Android, Blackberry and Java.  The games include‘Top Trumps 007 Best of Bond’ (which is already available on mobile devices as of last month),‘Top Trumps Gumball 3000 Supercars’ and‘Top Trumps NBA’. 

Bristol-based Mobile Pie has received such notable accolades as Channel 4′s New Mobile Developer of the Year and the Media Innovation Awards’ trophy.

Well known for their work with high profile partners and brands such as Hewlett-Packard, BBC, Orange and Tate Modern, Mobile Pie are quickly emerging as leaders in licensed, free-to-play and location aware games.

“We are very excited to be extending the reach of the Top Trumps license” , said Greg Robinson, Connect2Media, COO .“ Top Trumps is an excellent property for mobile devices and we want to ensure that the quality we have produced for mobile is even more compelling for the iPhone, which is why we are working with highly acclaimed Mobile Pie, to develop the games for the iPhone.”

Will Luton, Creative Director for Mobile Pie, said“ We’re very excited to get our hands on the Top Trumps brand and to create an app with all the love and polish we’ve become known for. We’re going to take the license beyond expectations.” 

‘Top Trumps 007 Best of Bond’ will be the first in the series of Top Trumps titles published on the App Store this summer.

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Mobile Pie

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About Connect2Media

Connect2Media is a developer and publisher of interactive digital entertainment for mobile devices. Our mission is to deliver exceptional, original and licensed, entertainment content on a wide variety of devices, to consumers around the world.

Headquartered in Manchester, UK with major offices in Israel and Poland and an expanding global distribution footprint, Connect2Media publishes and distributes a portfolio of product that boasts some of the biggest names in entertainment as well as award winning original properties. Connect2Media has relationships with every major mobile network carrier on the planet including Telefonica, Orange, Vodafone, AT&T and Verizon.

Connect2Media believes in creating compelling, fun, entertainment that can be delivered digitally and enjoyed universally.

About Mobile Pie

Mobile Pie is an award-winning boutique studio creating games and entertainment for all mobile platforms. Founded in the heart of Bristol in 2008, the Pie has received such notable accolades as Channel 4′s New Mobile Developer of the Year and the Media Innovation Awards’ Trophy.

Principally known for their work with high profile partners and brands such as Hewlett-Packard, BBC, Orange and Tate Modern, Mobile Pie are quickly emerging as leaders in augmented reality and location services research, delivering cutting edge projects with an impact.

Following the release of My Star in partnership with Orange, 2011 sees Mobile Pie’s focus also shifting to a plethora of original games IP which utilises social and location mechanics to create brilliant, engaging experiences.

About Winning moves:

Winning Moves UK is an independently owned London based games company who own and/or distribute a range of classic game brands such as Top Trumps, Monopoly, Waddingtons Number 1 playing cards, Pass the Pigs and Bananagrams. Recent games added to their board game portfolio are the Harry Hill’s TV Burp Board Game and Dragons’ Den– The Board Game. Winning Moves are are the official Licensee in the games category for London 2012.

About EON Productions:

EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family.  Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with MGM, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as all worldwide merchandising.  EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company which makes the James Bond films.  The 007 franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-two films produced since 1962.  Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli took over the franchise from Albert R‘Cubby’ Broccoli in 1995 and have produced some of the most successful Bond films ever including CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

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Top Trumps is a registered trademark of Winning Moves UK Limited. Copyright 2010 Winning Moves UK Limited. James Bond materials© 1962-2010 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation.  All Rights Reserved.   007 TM and related James Bond Trademarks are trademarks of Danjaq, LLC licensed by EON Productions Limited


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