Saban Brands Announces Mobile Games: Swashbuckler by Paul Frank, My Pet Monsters, Power Rangers Legends and Zombie Farm Bubbles

Company Expands Digital Footprint with Four iOS Titles and New Features for Wildly Popular Zombie Farm 2

LOS ANGELES--()--Today Saban Brands announced its new mobile games Swashbuckler by Paul Frank, My Pet Monsters, Power Rangers Legends and Zombie Farm Bubbles are now available for download on Apple’s iTunes and App Store, as well as other platforms. In addition to these new titles, The Playforge has released an update to the popular game, Zombie Farm 2. Saban Brands acquired The Playforge, a leading mobile games developer and publisher best known for Zombie Farm, in August.

“Saban Brands is experiencing tremendous growth in the digital arena, with plans to deliver to consumers a steady stream of new games, new intellectual properties, and new strategic collaborations that bring together and amplify the strengths and capabilities of the combined group,” said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. “The release of these games allows us to take a leadership position in the digital space and to further expand our reach from online and television to mobile.”

The current iOS games include:

Swashbuckler by Paul Frank

  • Available now on the iTunes store
  • A free-to-play arcade-style platformer featuring Julius in the Paul Frank universe
  • Run, jump, slide and stomp your way through a treacherous adventure
  • Featuring your favorite Paul Frank characters
  • Power-up by adding a Peanut Magnet, Star Compass and other useful tools that help you achieve your quest
  • Challenge your friends in a race to the finish in the collect 'em all mini games

My Pet Monsters

  • Available now on the iTunes store
  • A free-to-play pet nurturing game starring your own monster
  • Beautiful 3D graphics
  • Customize your monster’s body style, texture, skin, color, appendages and props
  • Feed, clean and care for your monster as you level-up
  • Teach your monster skills like martial arts, circus tricks, and musical instruments
  • Guide your monster’s attitude by giving it what it wants or what it needs
  • Visit other monsters, and share your experience with your friends

Power Rangers Legends

  • Available now on the iTunes store
  • An action/battle game spanning the generations of Power Rangers
  • Beautiful 3D graphics
  • Start as the Green Ranger from the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series, and then unlock more Rangers as you progress
  • A variety of battle-types including minions, swarms, mini bosses, Megazord and boss fights add to the challenge
  • Level-up and earn new weapons and upgrades

Zombie Farm Bubbles

  • Available globally now on the iTunes store
  • Free trapped zombies that are stuck in eight different kinds of veggie clusters
  • Experience 36 levels of pure adventure with increasing challenges
  • Travel to six diverse locations like The Farm, Corporateville, Ninja Castle and more
  • Track your bubble shooting score for each level

Zombie Farm 2

  • Available now on the iTunes store
  • A free-to-play farm game involving growing and harvesting unique zombies
  • Experience brand-new features such an epic boss protagonists that add extra challenging layers
  • Revive zombies that have fallen in battle to prevent them from being lost permanently
  • A new daily reward system where brains (currency) can be earned by playing daily
  • Earn more brains (currency) by playing daily and profiting from the new daily reward system
  • Purchase a mystery item or zombie at a discount and get a surprise item in return

In addition to the acquisition of The Playforge, Saban Brands also acquired Zui in September, which provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The addition of Zui added 12 employees to the organization as well as a new physical presence in San Diego, where Zui is headquartered.

For additional information and assets please contact Kelsey Lynch at klynch@sabanbrands.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

About The Playforge

The Playforge is a pioneer and leader in the mobile social games space and was one of the first iOS developers to sell virtual currency redeemable for virtual goods. Known for its internationally acclaimed game Zombie Farm, The Playforge specializes in developing uniquely charming character-based games for general audiences. As of the end of 2011, Zombie Farm was the No. 1 top grossing free-to-play application of all time and was in the Top 10 grossing iPhone apps on Apple’s iTunes Rewind in both 2010 and 2011. The Playforge is an affiliate of Saban Brands.

Contacts

Saban Brands
Kelsey Lynch, 310-203-5875
KLynch@sabanbrands.com

Release Summary

Saban Brands announced its new mobile games Swashbuckler by Paul Frank, My Pet Monsters, Power Rangers Legends & Zombie Farm Bubbles are now available for download on Apple’s iTunes & App Store.

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Contacts

Saban Brands
Kelsey Lynch, 310-203-5875
KLynch@sabanbrands.com