London, Italy– 11th February 2010– Black Bean Games, fast growing videogame publisher in the international arena, is proud to announce the first release of a series created in collaboration with the National Geographic Society.
The first release of the franchise is NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life and will be released in Q2 2010 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation® 3 and Wii™.
Mix together a multiplayer quiz based on different engaging questions with the incredible National Geographic content and you will have the perfect recipe for fun. NatGeo Quiz! is the ideal social game to be played with family and friends.
You don’t need to be a nature expert as you work your way through images, video and many different question types. The multiplayer quiz is just the tip of the iceberg as you will be able to play other game modes such as quest and stat attacks.
Thanks to National Geographic, NatGeo Quiz! contains approximately 90 minutes of High-Definition videos, 5000 different questions and 2000 High-Resolution images that will allow you to discover the world as you have never seen it.
A narrator will guide and entertain you throughout the game by keeping scores, praising the first and encouraging the last. Start discovering the amazing planet made up of predators, deadliest creatures and aquatic life. Welcome to NatGeo Quiz! Wild Life.
Further information about the product will be announced very soon. To view some screenshots follow the link: http://bit.ly/aVP0c9
About Black Bean Games
Black Bean Games, publishinglabel of Lago S.r.l. which is part of the Leader Group, has started establishing itself in 2003 as an important player in the international publishing arena.
Leveraging 20 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a strategy focused on original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences. Its latest twist brought to concentrate on Racing games and Family and Lifestyle ones. The first to please 2 wheels enthusiasts with the ever changing editions of SBK® license as well as car drivers passionate for tracks and off-roads experience, the latter to adequate to modern market trends creating new brands such as NewU Fitness First and NatGeo Play!
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About National Geographic Ventures
National Geographic Ventures (NGV) is a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of National Geographic Society, one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations in the world. Founded in 1888 to“increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the National Geographic Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. NGV, part of the editorial group National Geographic Global Media, includes National Geographic Television (NGT) production and distribution, National Geographic Television International, Digital Media (including Nationalgeographic.com) and National Geographic Interactive Platforms Group, comprising NGV’s Mobile, Gaming, Maps and Digital Publishing business units. NGV creates and distributes content across multi-platforms and media providing outlets for the hundreds of scientific and expedition-based grants awarded each year.
For more information, go to: www.nationalgeographic.com
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