SAN RAFAEL, CA. – November 15, 2011 – Jurassic
Park fans can today sink their teeth into the highly anticipated
release of Jurassic
Park: The Game, as Telltale Games, the leading independent
digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment
releases the game for sale on multiple game platforms.
Jurassic Park: The
Game is available worldwide today for Windows® PC and Mac, and
as an App for iPad, taking advantage of the device’s dual-core A5
processor as well as AirPlay mirroring and dual-screen capabilities in
iOS 5. It is also available today in North America on
PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and
at retail for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from
Park: The Game will be available soon in Europe and in other
territories for PlayStation Network and as a retail product on Xbox 360
Jurassic Park: The Game breaks new ground for Telltale Games. It is the
first-ever simultaneous, multi-platform launch in company history and
is its first retail launch as an independent third-party publisher for
Xbox 360. These milestones result from Telltale’s long-term
growth strategy to selectively add a retail component to its global
digital distribution acumen, allowing the company to address the entire
range of the $40 billion dollar video games software market.
The Game continues a series of ‘firsts’ for the company and
highlights the strategic transformation we’ve undergone to become a
multi-platform publisher,” said Telltale co-Founder and CEO, Dan
Connors. “This holiday, millions of consumers will be able to
experience this all new Jurassic Park
adventure on their favorite video game platform. Selectively
adding a retail component to complement our digital publishing efforts
is a milestone in the company’s development since it ensures product
availability in every major distribution channel.”
Jurassic Park: The
Game is a cinematic adventure that takes players back to Isla
Nublar - the site of Jurassic Park - during the events of the first
movie. It allows them to experience Jurassic Park as they never have
before in an interactive format. In addition to locations and creatures
familiar to fans of the movie, the game offers new areas to explore and
new prehistoric beasts to survive in a game that combines fast-paced
action, exploration and puzzle-solving.
Jurassic Park: The
Game is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB for Blood, Mild Language,
Mild Suggestive Themes, Use of Tobacco and Violence. It is available
today on PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 Computer Entertainment
System (Europe coming soon), as a retail product for Xbox 360 video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft (Europe coming soon), and
as a digital download for Windows PC and Mac from Telltale’s Online
Store, Steam and Direct2Drive.
Episode One of Jurassic
Park: The Game is available as an App for $6.99 from the App
Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore. The remaining three
episodes, priced at $6.99 each will be available soon.
For more information visit http://www.telltalegames.com/jurassicpark.
About Universal Partnerships &
UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home
entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s
theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage
productions. This dedicated division is also responsible for
monetizing the studio’s vast library of films and characters through
licensing, branding and marketing opportunities. UP&L is part
of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment
companies in the development, production, and marketing of
entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed
in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal
Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of
news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company,
significant television production operations, a leading television
stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is
80% owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.
About Telltale Inc.
Telltale is a leading independent publisher of interactive stories
playable on every major gaming platform. Telltale is also the pioneer
of episodic delivery of content developing games as series and
successfully releasing on a schedule to create a longer consumer
engagement for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans
with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry
leader, establishing the model for successful episodic game creation
and digital publishing. Telltale has sold more than 3.5 million
episodes since 2005. Telltale’s reputation for quality has been
established across more than 25 published releases that have
cumulatively earned an average Metacritic score above 80%.
Telltale's titles have won numerous awards including, "Adventure Game
of the Year" accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer,
GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers, and have been recognized by mainstream
outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times and Variety.
Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic series on
PlayStation® 3, PC, Mac, Wii™, Xbox 360®, iPad® and iPhone®.