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  PUT YOUR PAW TO THE FLOOR WITH MOSHI KARTS™
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02/27/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, 27 February 2014: Monsters, start your engines! Rev up that kart and put your paw to the floor as Moshi Karts™ launches across the globe!  Now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, hurtle through the stunning world of Moshi, dodging and destroying oncoming obstacles to beat evil Dr Strangeglove’s terrible traps in this blisteringly fast one finger racing game.

The evil Dr Strangeglove and his diabolical Glumps have stolen all the Moshi Karts! Can you help dashing gooperstar Katsuma save the day and become king of karts? You’ll need to rev up your engine and keep your eyes on the track to beat Strangeglove’s terrible traps! Race through 40 tracks and unlock crazy new karts! Use boosts to upgrade your kart to jump, smash and drift your way around the courses.

Moshi Karts™ is the latest offering from Mind Candy, following on from the successful launch of Moshi Monsters Village™. The company continues to develop its mobile strategy and with a number of new and exciting mobile games set for launch in the near future, Moshi fans, young and old, will have a wide range of fun to choose from.

Moshi Karts™ was developed by Mind Candy in collaboration with PlaySide Studios and can be downloaded for free, however some game items can also be purchased for real money. Parents or players who do not want to use this feature are able to disable in-app purchases in their device’s settings. Mind Candy has created an easy to use infographic specifically to explain how to do this which can be found at mindcandy.com/parents.

Moshi Karts™ is available to download for free on the App Store at:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/moshi-karts/id685297416?ls=1&mt=8

Check out the Moshi Karts™ trailer: http://youtu.be/yjKdPXA99hc

Check out www.MoshiKarts.com for more!

Genre: One Finger Racing

Format: iOS only

Release: Global

Follow us on Twitter: @MoshiMonsters

Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/MoshiMonsters

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About Mind Candy

Mind Candy, creator of the successful Moshi Monsters franchise, is a global entertainment company based in the UK. Internet entrepreneur, Michael Acton Smith, formed the company in 2004. Multiple mobile projects are currently in development, to further the company's vision to create the future of family entertainment for this new digital generation. For more information visit www.MindCandy.com

About Moshi Monsters™

With over 80 million registered users in 150 territories worldwide, BAFTA Award winning Moshi Monsters – the online world of adoptable pet monsters for boys and girls aged 6-12 – has become a global phenomenon. Children choose from one of six virtual pet monsters that they can create, name and nurture. Once their pet has been customised, players can navigate their way around Monstro City, taking the daily puzzle challenge to earn ‘Rox’ (virtual currency), playing games, solving Super Moshi Missions, personalising their room, showing off their artwork, reading stories and communicating with friends in a safe environment. Following its huge online success, Moshi Monsters has expanded into the real world with physical products including best-selling toys; the number one selling kids magazine in the UK; a best-selling DS video game, a top five music album, a theatrical movie, books, membership cards and trading cards. Moshi Monsters apps are now available for download for iOS and Android devices. For more information visit  www.MoshiMonsters.com

About PlaySide Studios

PlaySide Studios is a mobile games development studio and the creators behind the hit endless runner ‘Catch The Ark.’ Located in Melbourne, Australia which is also the hub of the Australian Games Industry.  PlaySide Studios' passion for quality and creative enthusiasm stems from the heritage of many of the former EA Games veterans who now comprise the core of their team.  Please visit  www.PlaySideStudios.com for more information.