East Side Games Group Announces Doctor Who Mobile Game
First idle genre mobile game inspired by the classic action-adventure. Revisit iconic moments from the series and explore original tales set in the Who-niverse.
VANCOUVER, BC, January 20, 2022 /CNW/ – East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (“ESGG“or the”Society“), from Canada leader in free-to-play mobile games, has entered into a multi-year partnership with BBC Studios, for the worldwide release of a mobile title based on the Doctor Who franchise. The game will be available in 2022 on iOS and Android.
The game will be a free-to-play narrative title where players can explore new and classic stories and bring together companions and characters from across the Who universe. The game will be developed using the company’s proven Game Kit technology and will be published by East Side Games (“ESG“).
“Doctor Who has been capturing people’s imaginations for nearly 60 years and we couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to bring this legendary franchise to mobile,” said Darcy Taylor, CEO of ESGG. “This deal with BBC Studios allows us to bring a truly iconic, globally recognized franchise to a lasting fanbase of new and die-hard fans and further strengthens our ‘Super Marquee’ games publishing portfolio.”
“We are thrilled to be working with East Side Games Group to bring new storytelling focused Doctor Who mobile game,” said Kevin Jorge, Senior Producer at BBC Studios. “This new partnership will allow players and fans to meet and collect a massive cast of iconic characters from across the Who-niverse, relive fan-favorite adventures, and defeat iconic foes as they try to save the Doctor. in an exciting new story.”
ABOUT EAST SIDE PLAYGROUP
East Side Games Group (formerly doing business as “LEAF Mobile Inc.”) is a leading free-to-play mobile games group, creating engaging games that build lasting player loyalty. The entrepreneurial culture of our studio groups is rooted in creativity, execution, and growth through the licensing of our proprietary Game Kit software platform that enables professional game developers to dramatically increase efficiency and efficiency of game creation in addition to organic growth through a diverse portfolio of original products and licensed mobile IP games that include: Archer: Danger Phone, Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm, The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s, It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile and Trailer Park Boys Grea$y Money, RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar and the next exit, The Office: We Manage One Way or Another.
We have our head office at Vancouver, Canada and our games are available worldwide on the App Store and Google Play. For more information, please visit: www.eastsidegamesgroup.com and join our online communities at LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and instagram.
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ABOUT BBC STUDIOS
BBC Studios, a global content company with bold British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Able to bring idea from thought to screen and beyond, its activities span content financing, development, production, sales, brand services and ancillary both in its own productions and programs and formats made by high quality UK independents. The company’s award-winning UK programs are internationally recognized across a wide range of genres and specialisms, with brands such as Dancing with the stars / Strictly Come Dancing, Top of the line, and Doctor Who. BBC.com, BBC Studios’ global digital news platform, delivers breaking international news, in-depth analysis and features to over 139 million unique browsers each month. BBC Studios has offices in 20 markets around the world, including ten production bases in the UK and production bases or partnerships in nine other countries around the world. The company, which usually produces around 2,000 hours of content a year for the BBC and third parties like Apple, Netflix and Migu, is a champion of British creativity around the world. It is also a committed partner to the UK independent sector through a combination of equity partnerships, content investments and international distribution for program titles.
In the Americas, BBC Studios operates a diverse portfolio of businesses focused on delivering the best UK content to fans in the region. This includes joint ventures with AMC Networks for flagship channel BBC AMERICA (US) and with ITV for SVoD service BritBox (US/Canada), as well as a strategic partnership in Canada with Blue Ant Media for the BBC Earth and BBC First channels. In February 2021, BBC SELECT, an ad-free digital streaming channel featuring brand new documentaries on culture, politics and ideas, was launched in the United States and Canada on Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app. BBC Studios also runs a strong linear and digital content sales and co-production operation, as well as a franchise management business. Additionally, BBC Studios operates one of its main scripted and unscripted production units at Los Angeles, Emmy® Award Manager Dancing with the stars, multi-award winning life below zero, and the popular reboot of the classic quiz show weak link, among others.
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SOURCE East Side Games Group
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