National Geographic Challenge! First Look Trailer

London, 27.01.11-

Leading publisher Black Bean Games today released a new gameplay trailer for their forthcoming title National Geographic Challenge! This first look aims to illustrate the games new and improved look along with key gameplay features including: single player and multiplayer Quiz games, the competitive two player Puzzle Battle, Jigsaws and other classic puzzle games.

Due for release in March 2011 the title will be available for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 and Wii™.

About Black Bean Games

Founded in 2004, Black Bean Games is the videogame publishing arm of the Leader Group ( www.leadergroup.eu). Leveraging 25 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a global publishing strategy of original IP and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences for all video game console systems and PCs. The philosophy adopted by Black Bean Games focuses its releases in two genres: Racing and Family&Lifestyle. The 2010 line-up has International appeal thanks to powerful IP based on such prestigious licenses as Nat Geo Quiz: Wild Life!, Get Fit with Mel B,  SBK ®X and the exclusive WRC World Rally Championship. For further information about Black Bean Games and its products please visit www.blackbeangames.com.

National Geographic Ventures

National Geographic Ventures (NGV) is a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of National Geographic Society, one of the largest nonprofit 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 Digital Extensions, including the Mobile, Gaming and Maps business groups.  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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Media Contacts:

Caroline Miller

Kirsty Endfield

Indigo Pearl

020 8964 4545

Phil Robinson

Head of Public Relations, UK

Tradewest Games Ltd

0207 456 0455

probinson@tradewest.co.uk 


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