Cartoon Network packs a punch with its new Punch Time Explosion XL game – Out Today

London – 18 th May, 2012 – Video game publisher O-Games’ much anticipated all-star brawler Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL is available today on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the Wii™ system from Nintendo.

Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL features the casts of some of Cartoon Network’s most iconic shows. Fans can go toe-to-toe with characters from their favourite Cartoon Network shows including Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Johnny Bravo, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter’s Laboratory, Chowder and many more. The fast paced fighting game is set in iconic locations from the shows to give fans a chance to be a part of the adventure.

“The Cartoon Network universe features iconic, unique characters that have ubiquitous appeal for fans of all ages,” said Pete Yoder, Vice President, consumer products for Cartoon Network Enterprises. “Punch Time Explosion XL features many fan favourites in an action-packed, fun-filled brawler that is sure to be a must-have title for anyone’s video game collection.”

“We are delighted to be working with Cartoon Network and the Punch Time Explosion franchise as it gives fans an increased level of interactivity with the memorable TV shows that have become a part of the lives of both parents and kids,” said Jim Scott CEO of OG International Ltd. “The game allows players a unique opportunity to become their favourite Cartoon Network character, offering fans an enhanced interactive gaming experience.”

Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL is jam-packed with a huge cast of characters and powerful dual-character synergy attacks. Additionally, the game will feature a wide-variety of exciting multiplayer options including numerous battle modes, as well as an in-depth story mode that introduces an exciting co-op gameplay experience that supports up to four players. An in-game store will give fans an opportunity to unlock new characters and arenas, unique costumes, and memorable cartoon clips from their favourite TV shows.

Log onto www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/punchtime   for everything you need to know about the exciting game and be in chance to win fantastic prizes. Simply click on the popular characters, choose your favourite move on the ‘Vote page’ and you could win your very own console.

With new game modes, extra characters and all new battle arenas, Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL is ready to take home today.

For more information please contact

Mariam Shahid

Mariam@kazoo.co.uk

0207 749 4927

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About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for the full portfolio of brands from Spin Master Ltd., as well as Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families.  Nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About OG International Ltd

O-Games™ is a publisher of sports and lifestyle video gaming entertainment for all the major console platforms including the Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Microsoft XBox 360, Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation®Portable. We offer a broad range of sports, fun and sociable video game titles designed to capture the imagination of the emerging lifestyle gaming audiences. Our games are based on mainstream lifestyles and interests, with content featuring lifestyle interests, sports, music and well-known personalities.

About Papaya Studio

Papaya Studio is an independent video game developer based out of Southern California. Founded in 1999, Papaya Studio is recognized by many in the industry as one of the most innovative and talented development companies to emerge in recent times. Staffed with experienced and seasoned team members, with a combined experience of over 20 years, Papaya Studio offers a complete development solution, including video and sound production, motion capture, localization, as well as marketing materials with after-sales support. Papaya possesses internally developed and state-of-the-art proprietary technology that reduces the time to develop and market games, generates revenue, increases product scalability, and differentiates Papaya Studio in the marketplace. Highly competitive, Papaya Studio utilizes every available resource to focus on producing the highest-quality product within the required timeframe.  


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