New Star Trek Mobile(TM) Games to Be Released by Jumbuck Entertainment & Viacom Consumer Products
MELBOURNE, Australia and LOS ANGELES, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumbuck Entertainment announced today it has acquired the rights from Viacom Consumer Products to develop and distribute wireless games based on Paramount Pictures' popular Star Trek, the original series.
"All of the Jumbuck staff are huge followers of Star Trek and the show has legions of fans around the world," stated Adrian Risch, CEO of Jumbuck. "Working with Viacom Consumer Products, we will produce a number of action- packed mobile games based around Star Trek, the original series, that will appeal to this market and those that are just looking for a great game to play."
Appealing to Star Trek fans and gamers of all ages, the cult series will be brought to life in three games each with varying strategy, action and skill levels. Games will feature dramatic color and graphical effects, while using familiar characters from the series on supporting mobile handsets. The first of Jumbuck's wireless Star Trek, the original series games will be available to carriers and wireless portals globally in late 2004.
"Viacom Consumer Products is thrilled to have Jumbuck as our partner for Star Trek, the original series wireless games. With their broad carrier reach and reputation for high quality games, we are confident that Jumbuck will deliver exceptional games to the widest possible audience," stated Sandi Isaacs, Vice President of Licensing at Viacom Consumer Products.
About Jumbuck Entertainment
Jumbuck Entertainment is one of the world's leading providers of mobile entertainment, with an undisputed reputation for quality of service and technical innovation. Jumbuck delivers services to over 30 carrier customers globally, offering Wireless Chat, Speed Flirts, and high profile Java and Brew Mobile Games, including Shaft, Black Rain and Ryan Giggs Soccer. Jumbuck is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with representatives in San Francisco and London.
About Viacom Consumer Products
Viacom Consumer Products merchandises properties on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television, Viacom Productions, and Spelling Television, as well as third-party properties. Viacom Consumer Products, a unit of Viacom Entertainment Group, is a subsidiary of Viacom Inc.
Star Trek(TM), (R) and (c) 2004 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Right
Reserved. Star Trek and Related Marks are Trademarks of Paramount Pictures.
For all the latest Star Trek news, visit the official home of Star Trek at http://www.startrek.com/
CONTACT: Brian Milton, SVP, Business Development of JumbuckEntertainment, +1-415-454-9085, mobile, +1-415-713-8018, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://www.jumbuck.com/
[ Back To TMCnet.com's Homepage ]