Start Your Day the Shrek Way with DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm

August 8, 2013 – Award-winning independent developer and publisher Blitz Games ( http://blitzgames.com ), announced today the release of DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm , the first in a series of interactive character apps co-produced with DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA).  This Shrek-tacular app is available now on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and all Android devices.

Wake up with your favorite ogre! Designed for Shrek fans of all ages, DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm features full alarm clock functionality, day and nighttime modes and a bedtime feature, which allows you to decide when Shrek falls asleep; all set in the beautiful and immersive 3D environment of Shrek’s Swamp.  The app also includes lively character interactions that are uniquely Shrek! You can interact with him ogre-and-ogre again; tickle him to make him laugh, poke him to make him roar and discover other funny reactions that only Shrek can bring.

In addition, DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm features many ogre-whelming extras including access to your music library so you can wake up and go to sleep with your favorite songs, Facebook integration, world clock, flashlight, timer, stop watch and an interactive weather feature with your 5-day forecast.  You can also get the inside scoop on ogre life with the Shrek Fact of the Day, which delivers fun facts and trivia about Shrek’s world straight to your device!

DreamWorks’ Shrek Alarm is available now worldwide for $1.99 USD on the App Store and Google Play.

Screenshots, trailer and additional materials are available at: www.ShrekAlarm.com.

One of the most successful film franchises of all time, DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek films have generated more than $3 billion in global box office revenue.   Originally released in 2001, Shrek won the first Academy Award for “Best Animated Feature Film” and inspired three sequels: Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and Shrek Forever AfterShrek 2 remains the top animated film of all time at the domestic box office and the third highest grossing animated film at the worldwide box office.

PRESS: For all inquiries, please contact Natalie Griffith, Press Space PR, at natalie@pressspace.net or Chris Theophilus-Bevis, Senior Marketing & PR Coordinator at pr@blitzgamesstudios.com.

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios ( www.BlitzGamesStudios.com) is a highly respected, award-winning independent games developer founded in 1990 by industry veterans Philip & Andrew Oliver. Based in Leamington Spa, UK it now employs over 200 dedicated and talented staff, and maintains a diverse portfolio that showcases its industry-leading, licensable development technology BlitzTech. Past releases include iOS title Paper Titans, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (co-developed with Junction Point and Disney Interactive Studios), Kumo Lumo (published by Chillingo) and Puss In Boots: The Video Game (THQ/DreamWorks Animation).

About DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list.  All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 27 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots and The Croods.

 


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