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G5 Entertainment And National Geographic Channel Launch A Bunker-Building Game Based On Its Highest Rated Television Series 'Doomsday Preppers' On Kindle Fire

Fans of the television series can improve their 'prepping' skills by downloading the free game on Kindle Fire

 
San Francisco, California - March 20, 2014 - Following the successful launch on iOS and Google Play, publisher G5 Entertainment and National Geographic Games announced today the release of Doomsday Preppers™ on Kindle Fire. Doomsday Preppers is based on the highest-rated television series on National Geographic Channel (NGC), which features Americans who are preparing for the end of the world. The free-to-play bunker-building app, with in-app purchases for premium content and gameplay perks, is available now on Kindle Fire.

Doomsday Preppers players will be challenged to build the best-equipped bunker, constructing "prepping" floors and assigning fellow preppers to help prepare and store materials needed to survive any major catastrophe. Players will also be able to maximize their gameplay experience with in-app purchases that offer premium items, speed up processes, increase prepper skills and efficiency, and provide other bonus features that help them construct the biggest and most prepared bunker as possible. 

Doomsday Preppers is a time- and resource-management game that follows and expands upon the gameplay mechanics of the most successful games on the market within the genre. The game highlights many aspects of the TV show, giving players access to a variety of 'bug out' locations, including a cabin and underground school bus shelter, as well as over 135 different production floors, including a pigpen, a self-defense floor, a field hospital, and even a spa!

Key Features:

· 135 floors to build - how deep will you go?

· Six types of floors: Shelter, Security, Food and Water, Science, Workshop and Recreation

· Over 315 products to prep and store

· Over 150 male and female customizable avatars to choose from

· Regular game updates to keep you plotting and planning

· Play with other preppers, including your Facebook friends.

Game trailer:

  Doomsday Preppers™ for Kindle Fire

Assets:

ftp://ftp.g5e.com/PR/ ;

When: Today, March 20, 2014

Where:

Amazon Appstore:

Doomsday Preppers™ for Kindle Fire

The game is also available on iOS and Google Play.

For additional information please contact: press@g5e.com

About G5 Entertainment AB (publ)

G5 Entertainment AB is a developer and publisher of high quality downloadable games for iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, and Nook tablets. G5 develops and publishes games that are family-friendly, easy to learn, and targeted at the widest audience of experienced and novice players. G5 owns a number of popular game franchises like Virtual City, Special Enquiry Detail, Supermarket Mania, Stand O'Food, and Mahjongg Artifacts, and invests in creating new games and bringing established franchises to new gaming platforms.

More information about the company can be found at: www.g5e.com/corporate.

Press Contact:

Vera Mayuk, PR manager, vera.mayuk@g5e.com

About Doomsday Preppers

National Geographic Channel's (NGC) highest-rated television series Doomsday Preppers began its 15-episode second season with a premiere on November 13, 2012. In season two, the series introduced a plethora of individuals who were committed to thinking through every contingency plan. The season features a 14-year-old preparing for a global economic collapse; a diabetic mother stockpiling insulin to survive the devastation of an F-5 tornado she fears is coming; and a "Brady Bunch"-style prepping family with six children who anticipate a terrorist small-pox epidemic.

For more information on Doomsday Preppers, visit natgeotv.com/doomsdaypreppers. National Geographic Games are available through games.nationalgeographic.com, the Nat Geo Games online hub, or wherever online games are sold.

Doomsday Preppers is produced by Sharp Entertainment for National Geographic Channels. For Sharp Entertainment, executive producer is Matt Sharp and co-executive producer is Alan Madison. NGC's executive producer is Kathleen Cromley; the vice president of production and development is Charlie Parsons and the executive vice president of programming is Michael Cascio.

National Geographic Channels

Based at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Channels US are a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society's commitment to exploration, conservation and education with smart, innovative programming and profits that directly support its mission. Launched in January 2001, National Geographic Channel (NGC) celebrated its fifth anniversary with the debut of NGC HD. In 2010, the wildlife and natural history cable channel Nat Geo WILD was launched, and in 2011, the Spanish-language network Nat Geo Mundo was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with NGC currently available in over 79 million U.S. homes. Globally, National Geographic Channels International is available in more than 380 million homes in 163 countries and 37 languages. For more information, visit www.natgeotv.com

National Geographic Games

National Geographic Games is a division of National Geographic Ventures (NGV), a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of the National Geographic Society. Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge," the Society's mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. NGV, part of the editorial group National Geographic Global Media, includes National Geographic Television production and distribution, National Geographic Television International, Digital Media (including Nationalgeographic.com) and National Geographic Interactive Platforms Group, encompassing National Geographic's Mobile, Games, Interactive Publishing 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:  www.nationalgeographic.com.  

NAT GEO TV MEDIA CONTACT:

Rajul Mistry, 202-912-6994, RMistry@natgeotv.com

 
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