London, UK– June 24th, 2008 - Ubisoft announced today at the IDEF trade show, organised in Cannes, France, the coming launch of 4 new titles in its Games For Everyone range: Imagine Modern Dancer, Imagine Baby Club and Martin Mystery: Monster Invasion will be released in all EMEA territories. Totally Spies! 4: Around the world will be published in France, Spain and Netherlands. All the titles are developed for the Nintendo DS and will hit the shelves in Fall 2008.
Following the outstanding success of Imagine Babies, Ubisoft offers its fans to continue the adventure with Imagine Baby Club on Nintendo DS, developed by Virtual Impact. The goal of the game is to become the best babysitter in town so that you can be hired at the town’s top Child Daycare Center. Players will have to gain parents’ confidence and will be able to take care of 8 babies at the same time. They will take part in daily training such as sitting, grabbing, standing, walking, and eating alone. The manner and style in which each of these training activities is done by the player will in turn create a very individualized baby which will uniquely differ for every player. No baby will be exactly alike! Thanks to the Nintendo DS wireless communication system, girls will even be able to share their unique babies with their friends whenever they want to share in the fun and games of babysitting.
With Imagine Modern Dancer on Nintendo DS, developed by Lexis Num?rique, girls can express their sense of rhythm and become dancing stars. Whether it be funk, R&B, pop or electronic music, every girl can pick her own musical style ... There are more than 38 dance steps to learn with the dance teacher in the? Adventure? mode, all of which are available in the? Free? mode as well where you will be able to create your very own unique choreographies. The competition will be very challenging with the 12 different competitors each having their own qualities and dance styles.
Totally Spies ! 4 Around the World on Nintendo DS, the new game produced by OUAT Entertainment, invites players into a new adventure that will take place in all parts of the world. Helped by the spies Alex, Clover and Sam, girls will experience an involving storyline and hunt a master burglar. Interrogate witnesses, become masters in the art of camouflage, find evidence with unique gadgets… All the missions will help in solving the Shandalama mystery.
Martin Mystery: Monster Invasion on Nintendo DS is also produced by OUAT entertainment. In this adventure and exploration game, the player has to send horrible monsters back to their own dimension and solve paranormal circumstances with Martin, Diana and Java. The game is based on the popular Martin Mystery cartoon, produced by Marathon Media, in which Martin, Diana and Java investigate paranormal occurences in mysterious worlds full of strange creatures.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 25 countries and sales in 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2007-08 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 928 million euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com
About Marathon Media:
Marathon Media ( www.Marathon.fr) is France’s top producer of animated programming and one of the genre’s leading producers worldwide with international successes such as Totally Spies!, Team Galaxy, Martin Mystery and Marsupilami. The company’s Totally Spies! series is currently seen in more than 100 countries and territories, including Cartoon Network in the USA. In addition to television, Marathon Media has extended the worldwide Totally Spies! franchise to include hundreds of products in the areas of Publishing, Toys, Video, Interactive, Apparel and other innovative activities for children.
Programs produced by Marathon Media are distributed by Marathon International.
In January 2006, Marathon Media merged with three major French companies, Marathon, Tele Images and Adventure Line. This merger establishes the newly named Marathon Group as the second largest production and distribution group in France, covering live action, game show formats, documentary and animation. It is home to Totally Spies!, Atomic Betty, Street Football, Saint-Tropez, Ford Boyard, Koh Lanta (Survivor), Dolmen, And Man Invented Animals and other leading international properties.
About OUAT Entertainment
OUAT Entertainment is a company in full expansion. For more than 7 years, OUAT has been creating and publishing multi-media entertainment for the general public audiences.
Creator of interactive, multi-supports contents such as video games, interactive DVDs and mobile applications, OUAT’s ambition is to become one of the leading companies in cross-platforms family products.
A few outstanding references: Azur&Asmar (video-game, Interactive DVD+board game) (Kirikou (video-game, Interactive DVD and website); Trivial Pursuit Let Loose (Hasbro - 4 Interactive-DVDs); Real Garden (website), Franklin, Koh Lanta, Adiboud’Chou (Interactive-DVDs) and now Totally Spies (video games and interactive DVD+board game ) etc…
The company relies on a large network of partners, essential to its success. Right owners, to start with, which allow OUAT to enjoy prestigious licenses! But also publishers such as Ubisoft, distributors and international operators who have granted OUAT their trust for many years.
More information on : www.ouat-e.com
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Totally Spies!?2008 Marathon- Mystery Animation Inc.Totally Spies! 4 Around the World?2008 Ouat Entertainement. Martin Mystery is a trademark of MARATHON MEDIA and is used under license. Based on the comic book“Martin Mystery”. All rights reserved.? OUAT Entertainment 2008. All rights reserved.
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