Earthworm Jim 4, Sesame Street Among New Games Revealed By Intellivision Entertainment™ For Its Amico System; Industry Pioneer Also Announces Partnership With Mattel
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellivision Entertainment LLC, the video game industry pioneer and innovator, today announced significant additions to its game portfolio, along with new licensing and global retail partnerships for its Amico system, the modern reboot of the iconic Intellivision video game console, now scheduled for release in April 2021. In a virtual press event, CEO Tommy Tallarico revealed an extensive list of new Amico games, including Earthworm Jim 4 and Rigid Force Redux Enhanced.
Intellivision also provided a variety of business updates, including licensing partnerships with Mattel, Sesame Workshop and Usaopoly (The Op). Intellivision's partnership with Mattel will bring to life a much-anticipated racing game based on the popular Hot Wheels™ franchise. Teaming up with Sesame Workshop, kids and families will enjoy playing a suite of engaging and fun educational Sesame Street games together. The Op partnership brings the first-ever interactive versions of the award-winning board games, Telestrations® and Blank Slate™. These announcements come on the heels of recently announced licensing deals with brands such as Major League Baseball, Evel Knievel and The American Cornhole League.
"The magic of Intellivision Amico is that it will bring families and friends together around gaming – something that the world could always use more of – and these new games and partnerships will be a critical part of that," said Tallarico.
The company also announced its growing network of global retail and online partners including GameStop, Amazon, and Walmart.com among others. The new games and partnerships reinforce the conviction of Intellivision's mission to reignite the family- and group-oriented benefits of multi-player gaming that were so prevalent at the dawn of the gaming era. Finally, the company announced that, after painstaking efforts to overcome the myriad of obstacles and constraints imposed by the global pandemic, Amico's target launch date will shift from October 10, 2020, to April 15, 2021.
"Despite unprecedented challenges, the accomplishments and progress made by our internal team, plus our incredible network of developers and partners, is nothing short of amazing," said Tallarico. "Our primary focus is delivering a quality product, and we remain steadfast in our mission to bring family fun back to gaming with Intellivision Amico's launch."
Details of the new games and gameplay footage that were revealed are as follows:
Newly Announced Intellivision Amico Games
Mattel Hot Wheels™
Rigid Force Redux Enhanced
Intellivision Monster Spades
New Gameplay Revealed
Intellivision ACL Cornhole
Intellivision Battle Tanks
Intellivision is currently working on many more exciting partnerships in preparation for the Amico system launch. For more information, please visit www.IntellivisionAmico.com.
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