Game Will be First of Three Games Based on the Iconic Pink Panther
May 17, 2021- Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), a leading entertainment company focused on the production of premium film and television content across platforms, and Play.Works, a leading Connected TV Influencer Video and Games Network, unveiled today its new Pink Panther Time Traveler game that is available through connected television devices. The game is available to play through the Play.Works Network, which reaches over 200 million homes and has the largest Connected TV games catalog in the world. It is the first of three titles being developed around the iconic character, Pink Panther.
The Pink Panther Time Traveler game, which is inspired by the playful and charismatic personality of the pop culture phenomenon, allows players to experience the beloved character in over 200 levels of fun play, ranging from beginner, advanced, master and expert. The launch of the game and partnership with Play.Works further enhances the Pink Panther’s place in the gaming world, as well as the larger cultural zeitgeist.
Play.Works developed and built the Pink Panther Time Traveler game from the ground-up for TV, and it will be available on leading platforms such as Roku, Comcast’s XfinityX1, Videotron (Canada), SkyQ, and Smart TV’s such as Vizio, LG and Samsung. Connected TV streaming devices remain the most-used way for viewers to watch online videos and PlayWorks is leveraging this growing trend by creating games for these devices to give players the optimum viewing experience through a suite of easy-to play and highly engaging games.
“As technology advances fans can engage with TV platforms in exciting new ways. Pink Panther has been a beloved character for generations and we are looking forward to bringing his charming and playful personality to this unique gaming space. Together with Play.Works we’ve created a fun experience for our fans both old and new,” said Robert Marick, Executive Vice President, MGM Global Consumer Products & Experiences.
“PlayWorks is delighted to partner with MGM and bring the Pink Panther to the largest Games on TV platform in the world. Our fans range from 8-88 and the iconic Pink Panther is the perfect vehicle to bring endless hours of entertainment to our TV players around the world,” said Jonathan Boltax, CEO of PlayWorks.
MGM’s iconic character, Pink Panther, started life in the front and end credits of the legendary detective series of the same name more than 50 years ago. Its popularity spawned TV series, specials, comics, merchandise. Pink Panther continues to be discovered by new generations and remains one of MGM’s most well-known franchises due to its captivating charm that appeals to all ages.
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About Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels, digital platforms, and interactive ventures and is producing premium short-form content for distribution. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
Play.Works is the leading games platform distributed through connected devices. Founded by interactive television pioneer Jonathan Boltax, Play.Works boasts the largest games OTT game catalog in the world with over 400+ titles. Play.Works also leverages their proprietary connected device development framework that allows for rapid development across multiple Connected TV platforms to publish and distribute over 100 AVOD apps. Play.Works games and AVOD apps can be found on world leading players such as Comcast, SKY, Roku, Vizio, LG, Samsung and more with a combined reach of over 250M homes.
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