Ice Age fans know this, there is something very special stored for you this year and I am not kidding, no sir. First of Gameloft in partnership with Fox Digital Entertainment is going to launch the official game called – Ice Age Village which will be available in the Q2 of 2012 on almost any smartphone and tablet.
Secondly 20th Century Fox will launch this summer the fourth animated movie from the blockbuster franchise created by the Blue Sky Studios – Ice Age: Continental Drift. It doesn’t get any better than this, right?
Getting back to Gameloft’s launch, Ice Age Village is coming this Spring along with all your favorite characters from the movie like Sid, Diego, Manny and even Scrat with which players will get to interact in the upcoming game set in the Ice Age era.
“Ice Age is one of Fox’s most important, most accessible franchises and with Blue Sky and Gameloft, we’ve created a completely immersive experience that will deliver all the fun and laughter that fans have come to expect from the Ice Age films,” said Rick Phillips, SVP of Mobile for Fox Digital Entertainment.
Gameloft is giving very much attention to this release as company’s vice president of worldwide publishing Gonzague de Vallois said that Ice Age Village is “one of our most important launches this year.”
Sounds really intriguing isn’t it, unfortunately we do not have anymore details to fill you in, but anyways until further announcements stay tuned with us and we will make sure to keep you guys posted.
An Exclusive Licensing Agreement Between Gameloft and Fox Digital Entertainment Gives Rise to a New Social Game on Smartphones and Tablets
PARIS and LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Gameloft®, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and Fox Digital Entertainment, a division of 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment, have today announced an exclusive partnership to launch a game inspired by the beloved Ice Age motion picture franchise. Ice Age,created and produced by Blue Sky Studios, has grown into a worldwide blockbuster, with over $4 billion in box office, home entertainment and consumer products sales. 20th Century Fox is preparing to release the highly anticipated fourth film in the series, Ice Age: Continental Drift, in July 2012.
“As one of the most popular and beloved animated film franchises, we know that the fourth Ice Age film comes with great anticipation,” said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice President of Publishing at Gameloft. “As such, we’re absolutely thrilled to offer the official Ice Age game on smartphones and tablets. We have invested tremendously in this title and it is definitely one of our most important launches this year.”
Players will immerse themselves in the unique world of the Ice Age films, interacting with beloved heroes such as Sid, Manny and Diego, while playing through a series of quests and mini-games featuring everyone’s favorite mischief-maker, Scrat. Ice Age Village will look to join the extensive roster of successful games already released by Gameloft, which have been enjoyed by 80 million players over the past year.
“Ice Age Village is a perfect way for fans of all ages to interact with their favorite characters, while being introduced to the incredible world of Ice Age: Continental Drift,” said Rick Phillips, SVP of Mobile for Fox Digital Entertainment. “Ice Age is one of Fox’s most important, most accessible franchises and with Blue Sky and Gameloft, we’ve created a completely immersive experience that will deliver all the fun and laughter that fans have come to expect from the Ice Age films.”
Ice Age Village will be available this spring for most smartphones and tablets