For immediate release
September 2008– Great news for animal lovers! Focus Multimedia has teamed up with Ubisoft® to add two virtual pet games with impeccable pedigrees to its range. Catz® 2 and Dogz® 2 join Focus’ Essential range of budget PC software, retailing at just£9.99 each.
With Catz® 2, pick a cute kitten from seven adorable breeds and together, you and your new cuddly companion will encounter a world that’s fun to play in, explore and share. But choose wisely, as each breed has varying characteristics. Some learn more quickly than others, and others require lots of care and grooming!
Complete tasks to unlock new items to add to your inventory, such as toys, clothes and accessories. Interact with your feline friend, bathe them and play fun new games like tag and hide and seek. You can even keep a daily diary where you can show off your badges and pet photos as well as writing in your thoughts!
Adopt and raise a cute puppy of your own in Dogz® 2! Decide on your favourite from seven cuddly breeds, including Labrador, Boxer and Husky.
Care for and dress up your puppy with plenty of new accessories to make him look even more adorable; as well as giving them lots of love and playing cool games!
Craig Johnson, managing director of Focus Multimedia, commented:“Catz® and Dogz® are the original and best virtual pet simulations for the PC. At these pocket-money prices, both titles are certain to appeal to the growing‘tween market.”
Catz® 2 and Dogz® 2 are available now for a suggested retail price of£9.99 each including VAT, from all good retail outlets of PC software. The products are 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