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  Jumanji: The Mobile Game – Pre-registration Event!
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11/30/2017
 


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Seoul, South Korea, (November 30, 2017) Jumanji comes to life for gamers as Jumanji: The Mobile Game enters soft launch in Thailand and Canada!  Published by NHN Entertainment in a collaboration with Idiocracy Games, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, the game is based on the upcoming movie, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, in theaters December 20th, 2017. Players can enter the jungle by signing up for the pre-registration event now to prepare for the global launch in the Apple App Store and Google Play on December 14thhttps://mobileevent.hangame.com/jumanji/preRegister.nhn 

Jumanji: The Mobile Game mixes an easy-to-learn board game with engaging features from a card-collection game.  Battle against other players in real-time as you unleash new exciting abilities to turn the battle for Jumanji to your advantage!  Play fantastically illustrated Skill Cards as you learn how to avoid the traps and pitfalls that Jumanji has in store for you!  Customize and upgrade your deck of cards as you compete for control over the jungles and rivers in this wild world.  Raid other players’ campsites and steal their gold as you try to capture each landmark, discover ancient ruins, and find secrets locked away in a cartographer’s cryptic maps!   Try different play styles as different characters.  Whether you play as the strong and adventurous Dr. Bravestone or the careful and calculating Professor Shelly Oberon, the choice is yours!  

¦ Key Facts

•Title: Jumanji: The Mobile Game

•Genre: CCG, Board Game

•OS (Soft Launch Release Date): Google Play and Apple App Store in (TH and CA, 11/28/2017)

•OS (Global Launch Release Date): Google Play and Apple App Store (12/14/2017)

•Pricing: Free (in-app purchase)

•Audience: Old and New Fans of the Jumanji Series

•Developer: Idiocracy Games  

•Publisher: NHN Entertainment Corp.

¦ Links to JUMANJI: The Mobile Game social media: 

•Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JumanjiMobileGame/  

•Twitter: https://twitter.com/JumanjiMobile 

•Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jumanjimobilegame/  

•Pre-Registration Event: https://mobileevent.hangame.com/jumanji/preRegister.nhn 

Game Features:

Choose Your Character – Unlock Ruby Roundhouse, Moose Finbar, Dr. Smolder Bravestone, and Professor Shelly Oberon as you progress through the many maps in Jumanji!

Explore the Wonders of Jumanji – Each map you unlock will be different, and you’ll need to learn how to master your skills to overcome each new challenge.

Dozens of Skills to Master – If you want to survive in the jungles of Jumanji, you need to work together, use your skills, and the environment to your advantage!

Customize Your Play – From decks to dice, you can customize each moment of the play experience!  Play an offensive game with cards that steal gold or destroy your opponents’ campsites, or play defensively by running away on helicopter, dirt bike, or school bus!  Yes, school bus!

About Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

In the brand-new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the game has changed as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji.  When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they decide to play and are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting, in the bodies of the avatar characters they chose (Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan).  What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – Jumanji plays you.  To win, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in the game forever…Directed by Jake Kasdan, the screenplay is by Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers and Scott Rosenberg & Jeff Pinkner with a screen story by Chris McKenna, based on the book Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg.  The film is produced by Matt Tolmach and William Teitler.

About NHN Entertainment:

NHN Entertainment Corp is a game developer and publisher well known for its online game portal site HANGAME which services PC games with various genres including casual, web board, RPG, FPS, and sports games. In the mobile game business, NHN Entertainment Corp is expanding its global presence with both in-house and published games such as Crusaders Quest, Wooparoo Mountain, and LINE POP under the Hangame brand. NHN Entertainment USA is growing into the global game market with its networks in Japan (NHN PlayArt) and Korea (NHN Entertainment).

About Idiocracy Games:

 Idiocracy is a startup game developer with their previous titlereaching the Top 7 at the Google Indie Game Festival in 2016.  

About Sony Pictures Entertainment:

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com. ;