15 th September 2011 – Hampshire, UK/… UK publisher Europress has today announced that Horrid Henry is preparing to make his debut on Nintendo 3DS. Developed by Asylum Entertainment, Horrid Henry: The Good, The Bad and The Bugly is a side scrolling adventure game that will feature an exciting blend of action, puzzle and platforming elements.
Based on the characters created by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross and the BAFTA nominated CiTV series produced by Novel Entertainment, Horrid Henry: The Good, The Bad and The Bugly will feature three exciting worlds to explore for the titular mischief maker. Henry will also find himself tasked with having to solve a variety of brain-bending puzzles and defeat evil bosses in his attempt to rescue Bunny – Perfect Peter’s toy rabbit.
Luckily, Henry will be able to access the right tools for the job, as the game will feature four new types of goo for Henry's goo shooter that he can use against a variety of creatures. Fans of the Henry can expect lots of mischievous fun as they attempt to unravel the mystery of who stole Bunny!
Horrid Henry: The Good, The Bad and The Bugly will be released on Nintendo 3DS during November 2011.
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Europress is a family video games publisher of more than 25 years standing. Publishing critically acclaimed software under the Art Attack, Spot the Dog, and Fun School brands, it has sold more than 2 million copies of software before falling under the stewardship of Koch Media after ownerships spells with Hasbro then Atari. Now firmly positioned as a family publisher proud of its British roots it has set about developing and publishing products that are of the same quality as its long standing brand credentials.
About Asylum Entertainment
Asylum is an award winning London-based game publisher and developer, established in 1993. Asylum specialises in children’s IP and has a deep understanding of the children’s games market. The company has released 32 titles to date on Sony; Nintendo and Microsoft home and portable consoles; Windows PC; Apple iOS; and PC web-browsers.
About Novel Entertainment
Novel Entertainment was founded in 2001. The company specialises in the creation and development of successful children’s character brands across a wide array of media. Novel’s core programmes include Horrid Henry, Fimbles, The Roly Mo Show, Rockit’s Pocket and Ping & Pong. Since 2001 the company has produced over 650 programmes for television and radio, garnering multi BAFTA and RTS Award nominations, as well as a number of stage shows based on the company’s leading characters. The company’s brand experience extends into licensing and merchandising, computer games, interactive online content, music and film.