WayForward's Adventure Time game coming to PSTV, Vita
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Along with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS and PC platforms, publisher Little Orbit has announced that the WayForward-developed Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom will also appear on the PlayStation TV and Vita handheld.
As Sam explains in this preview from E3 2014, Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is a clear homage to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The prior Adventure Time game, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know, was criticized both by fans and series creator Pendleton Ward for being too linear, so developer WayForward opted to include a bigger overworld, and more puzzles while giving players more freedom to choose their path.
Little Orbit is especially thrilled to be bringing the game to the PlayStation TV. Actually, the publisher's announcement never mentions the Vita (despite it being nearly identical hardware with a larger install base than the PSTV), and Little Orbit CEO Matt Scott ignores the handheld in favor of gushing over Sony's latest gadget. "We're pleased to be partnering with Sony and have our game featured in their new PlayStation TV advertising campaign. The PSTV is a perfect fit for our game because it enables the entire family to play together to unravel all the secrets of the Nameless Kingdom," Scott said.
Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom arrives on November 18.
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Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom Set for Sony PlayStation®TV
Newest Adventure Time game will arrive for Sony PlayStation®TV on November 18, 2014
Santa Ana, CA. – November 12, 2014 – Shmow-zow! Little Orbit is pleased to announce the upcoming Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom will be launching on PlayStation®TV! Developed by veteran game studio WayForward and under license from Cartoon Network Enterprises, the highly-anticipated game fuses classic top-down action adventure with puzzle-solving fun to create an all-new experience for the franchise, reminiscent of early high-fantasy console games. The PSTV version of the game will be available exclusively for download on the PlayStation®Network starting November 18.
"We're absolutely thrilled that Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is one of Sony's premiere PSTV titles," said Matt Scott, CEO of Little Orbit. "We're pleased to be partnering with Sony and have our game featured in their new PlayStation®TV advertising campaign. The PSTV is a perfect fit for our game because it enables the entire family to play together to unravel all the secrets of the Nameless Kingdom."
Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is a brand new, top-down action adventure game where fans will take on the role of Finn (the human); alongside his best bro Jake (the shape-shifting dog). The duo will vanquish new and familiar foes as they battle their way through a vast overworld and mysterious temples. Players will encounter new and familiar Adventure Time characters, discover hidden secrets, solve puzzles and overcome challenges to rescue all the missing princesses of the Nameless Kingdom.
Fans have been treated to a variety of behind the scenes treats including screen shots, character news tidbits, videos and more at the Little Orbit Twitter (@littleorbit) and the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LittleOrbitGames with more to come prior to the game's launch in the coming weeks!
About Little Orbit:
Little Orbit is a worldwide video game publisher formed in January 2010 with a focus on AAA licensed-based entertainment products. The company's emphasis is on working with popular creators to extend their vision into games through transmedia storytelling and engaging content for all gaming platforms.
Little Orbit has a unique history assisting major entertainment companies to leverage their brands through emerging game channels to help grow and engage consumers. Founded by industry veterans and key development, sales and marketing personnel, Little Orbit is focused on three primary channels of distribution including traditional game retail, non-traditional retail channels, and digital download over the various platform networks.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises:
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks' award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, The Powerpuff Girls, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for LazyTown Entertainment and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.