Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Jan 15, 2014) ? Fowl Moon Studios and King Features Syndicate today announce Betty Boop Dance Card, an upcoming iOS rhythm action game with card collecting and deck building elements. Developed by Fowl Moon Studios, the game is to be released on the Apple App Store in spring 2014.
Betty Boop Dance Card features original gameplay, music, 3D graphics and storylines, bringing animation's first lady into the new millennium with a bang. It is a music game with over 20 original songs and music tracks inspired by Betty Boop's unmatched musical legacy, taking the player on a musical journey from the distant 30's to today.
Players can collect hundreds of cards featuring classic and all-new Betty Boop artwork in stunning retina high resolution. Customize your deck with cards that help you through the tougher levels, or cards that rack up the challenge, but also the scoring opportunities. Experimentation is key. Dress up Betty Boop in classic and new looks, brought to life in gorgeous 3D. Play as Betty Boop, Bimbo or the Old Man of the Mountain, all fully animated with dozens of cool dance moves. This game is every Betty Boop's fan dream come true.
Come see us at GDC to play the game and meet Betty Boop. Booth 343 near the IGF paviliion.
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About Fowl Moon Studios
Founded in 2013 by game designer Mickey Blumental and movie producer Miron Blumental, Fowl Moon Studios is a Winnipeg based game development boutique specializing in mobile devices. Mickey has worked on mobile phone entries in franchises such as Resident Evil, Need for Speed, Project Gotham Racing and Final Fantasy. Miron had acted as a lawyer for the best selling Irish writer, Maeve Binchy, he has also acted as producer (with or without credit) on films of Maeve’s Books “Circle of Friends”, “Tara Road and the TV movie “Anner House”.
About Betty Boop and Fleischer Studios
First introduced in 1930, Betty Boop was created by Max Fleischer for his “Talkartoons” series, the first “talkies” of animation, which Max’s company, Fleischer Studios, produced for Paramount. Mae Questel provided Betty’s distinctive voice. By 1932 Betty, considered to be the first and only female animated screen star, had taken the country by storm. Betty starred in more than 100 cartoons, 90 of which are included in the official “Betty Boop” series, which ended in 1939. Since then, Betty has appeared in dozens of hit movies, television specials and commercials. She was the first cartoon character to be profiled by A&E’s “Biography” series. As the worldwide exclusive licensing agent for Betty Boop, King Features works closely with Fleischer Studios to keep Betty entertaining millions of fans and collectors worldwide. Betty Boop is one of the most popular and successful licensed characters in entertainment history, with nearly 200 licensees in the United States and nearly twice as many internationally that produce quality products bearing Betty’s likeness in virtually every category. The official Betty Boop Web site is www.bettyboop.com.
About King Features Syndicate
King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group, which combines Hearst Corporation’s cable network partnerships, TV programming activities, newspaper syndication and merchandise licensing operations. King Features is the world’s premier distributor of comics, columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games, distributing in print and online some 150 features to nearly 5,000 newspapers and other outlets around the globe. It is one of the largest and most experienced organizations in merchandise licensing and entertainment. It represents some of the most recognizable global brands, including Betty Boop, Popeye the Sailor Man and Olive Oyl. For more information, please visit www.kingfeatures.com. Follow us on Twitter @KingFeatures Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KingFeatures