LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 18, 2012 – Legacy Games continues to expand its mobile games portfolio with the release of Murder, She Wrote for iPad. The digital gaming company has teamed up with Universal Partnerships & Licensing and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products to bring the murder mysteries made famous in the popular TV series to casual game players on the go. Murder, She Wrote for iPad is now available for download in the iTunes Store.
" Murder, She Wrote for iPad brings an immediacy and level of engagement with the TV series that long-time fans have yet to experience," said Craig Brannon, Vice President of Game Development. "The nature of the interactive 'whodunit' experience is appealing to any casual player who loves a challenging seek and find, puzzle solving, gameplay experience."
Murder, She Wrote transforms the iPad into a mystery adventure chock full of unique mini-games. In the role of lovable mystery novelist and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher, players are challenged to solve five different cases. Game play consists of searching for hidden clues and solving puzzles as players travel between a variety of locations, unraveling mysteries to uncover the truth. Murder, She Wrote features the likeness of beloved actress Angela Lansbury, as Jessica Fletcher, as well as Ron Masak as Sheriff Mort Metzger, and William Windom as Dr. Seth Hazlitt from the long-running TV series.
About Universal Partnerships & Licensing?
UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio’s vast library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing opportunities. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is 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. NBCUniversal 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. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.
About NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group?
NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television business endeavors for the NBCUniversal Television Group, including third–party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical soundtracks, special markets projects and the NBCUniversal Online Store. For the latest product updates and an overview of the properties managed by the group, visit the NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products portal at http://nbcuconsumerproducts.com.
About Legacy Games ??
Entertaining customers since 1998, Legacy Games is a leading developer and publisher of casual games on PC, Mac, Mobile, and Facebook platforms. Legacy has established a reputation for developing intelligent, realistic and engaging games for a broad, mass–market audience. It has also introduced new interactive genres, including games based on iconic TV dramas such as Twilight Zone, Murder She Wrote, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, Psych, Law & Order, and House M.D. Licensing partners include CBS, NBCUniversal, Paramount, BBC, and A&E. Through Legacy's game platform at www.legacygames.com, customers can play hundreds of games from both Legacy as well as its international developer partners. Legacy's games are distributed worldwide, in more than 15 languages, through both retail and digital channels. Legacy Games is based in Los Angeles. Its corporate website is at www.legacyinteractive.com.
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