Cartoon Network Anything Launches In Africa 26th January

Cartoon Network Anything Launches In Africa 26th January

Cartoon Network Anything Launches In Africa 26th January

Cartoon Network’s random short-form entertainment mobile app – Cartoon Network Anything will launch in Africa on Thursday 26th January. The app features mini-games, short clips and quizzes all relating to Cartoon Network’s most popular animated shows, as well as original animated content specially produced for the app. The rollout of the Cartoon Network Anything app in Africa, follows rollouts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Mainland Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The Cartoon Network Anything app will be available to download for iOS (iTunes App Store) and Android (Google Play) devices.

Pierre Branco, Vice President, Southern Europe (also general manager for France and Portugal) and Africa for Turner EMEA, commented:

“At Turner, we understand that our audience is now predominantly online. This is an amazing opportunity for us to engage and interact with our viewers, when they are not watching Cartoon Network on-screen. It goes without saying that it is important for us to invest in this space, so Cartoon Network will have a strong digital focus in 2017”.

http://nextvafrica.com/cartoon-network-launch-cn-anything-app-south-africa-jan-26/

New Mobile Game Ben 10 Up To Speed

New Mobile Game Ben 10 Up To Speed

New Mobile Game Ben 10 Up To Speed

Today (12/01/2016), Cartoon Network released a brand new Ben 10 mobile game called “Ben 10: Up to Speed”. In the new game, gamers take the role of Ben Tennyson, a young hero whose mission is to save the world from intergalactic evildoers. Ben has the power of a watch-like device called the Omnitrix to help him, allowing him to transform into aliens with special and unique abilities.

The game features 3D running game controls, alien upgrades, a total of 60 levels and multiple level paths to add replay value. Initially, the player will have access to five different alien forms, as the game progresses, more aliens will be unlocked, including aliens from the new animated series.

The newly rebooted series currently ranks as one of the top 10 shows in the UK among kids aged 4-15. Internationally, Ben 10 is one of the top three shows in Poland among boys 4-9, and also one of the top 10 shows in Romania among boys 4-9. New episodes of Ben 10 are ranked #1 in their timeslot in Malaysia among kids and boys 4-14, and is ranked #1 in Australia with boys aged 5-12.

Ben 10: Up To Speed is now available on the Apple iOS App Store, Google Play (Android) and Amazon (Fire and Android devices) for £2.29. (UK).

A video preview of the game can be viewed via the link below:

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/promotion/ben10-uptospeed

New episodes of Ben 10 will premiere on Cartoon Network UK from Monday 13th February, airing weekdays at 8.30am.

Game Description:

Use Ben 10’s alien powers to run, jump and smash your way past enemies, obstacles and supervillains in Ben 10: Up to Speed!

MEET BEN TENNYSON

Ben was on a road trip with his Grandpa Max and cousin Gwen when he discovered the alien watch known as the Omnitrix. Now, he can use it to turn into alien superheroes, each with amazing abilities.

UNLEASH ALIEN POWERS

Turn into the super-strong Four Arms, the fiery Heatblast, the lightning-quick XLR8 and more incredible aliens. Use their individual powers to blast the bad guys, smash through obstacles and even access alternate paths.

POWER UP THE OMNITRIX

Level up your aliens and the Omnitrix itself to become faster, stronger and more heroic. Change into the right alien in each situation to make the most of your powers.

MORE ALIENS, MORE LEVELS, MORE BOSSES

Stay tuned for massive updates! We’ll be adding new aliens with their own unique powers for even more ways to play. You’ll also get new levels & environments and new boss battles to test your skills.

Master the Omnitrix and its aliens to save the day in BEN 10: UP TO SPEED!

Download Links:

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turner.b10runner&hl=en

Apple App Store (iOS for iPhone/iPad): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ben-10-up-to-speed-omnitrix/id1159052944?mt=8

Amazon App Store (Fire and Android): https://www.amazon.com/Ben-10-Up-to-Speed/dp/B01MT7F4Y0

From The Turner UK Press Release: Ben 10 Dashes Across the Globe with Ben 10: Up to Speed: New Mobile Game Tells the Origin Story of Kids’ Favourite 10-Year-Old Hero

Following the successful global re-launch of the beloved franchise Ben 10, which will continue its rollout across the UK this year, Cartoon Network now introduces Ben to a new generation of fans with the new mobile game, Ben 10: Up to Speed. The app launches worldwide today on iOS, Google Play and Amazon for £2.29.

Up to Speed follows Ben Tennyson as he goes on the best summer vacation ever with his Grandpa Max and cousin Gwen. He discovers an alien artefact called the Omnitrix that allows him to transform into powerful alien heroes. Playing as Ben and his various alien alter egos, gamers will save the world by stopping evildoers, from giant robots to menacing magic users.

The game will launch with a selection of five alien forms and 60 levels, with new aliens and levels added regularly to coincide with Ben’s adventures in the television series. Additional game features include:

• Alien transformations for multiple character options
• 3D runner-style controls optimised for mobile devices
• Omnitrix and alien upgrades
• Multiple level paths for great replay value

Based on the global phenomenon, Ben 10 which first premiered on Cartoon Network in 2006 and spawned three additional original series and a $4.5 billion global consumer products business, the new Ben 10 series has already premiered to an overwhelmingly positive reception in more than 149 countries and in 30 languages in the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. The series currently ranks as one of the top 10 shows in the UK among kids 4-15, one of the top three shows in Poland among boys 4-9, and one of the top 10 shows in Romania among boys 4-9. New episodes of Ben 10 are #1 in their timeslot in Malaysia among kids and boys 4-14, and rank #1 in Australia with boys 5-12.

Fans can catch a sneak peek of the new series with a special highlight compilation available on the Cartoon Network app and VOD services.

Catch brand new episodes of Ben 10 weekdays at 8:30 from Monday 13th February on Cartoon Network.

http://ben10.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/

Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Cartoon Network App Now Available On Apple TV And Amazon Fire TV

Turner USA has partnered with You.i to adapt the Cartoon Network app onto Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV platforms, allowing users to use the app on their television rather than just on a mobile phone or tablet. The app allows kids to watch their favourite animated shows anytime they like. The app’s main centerpiece is “The Mix” playlist maker, allowing the user to create a playlist of shows, video clips and other original content. The app is also available for Android, iOS and Amazon Fire mobile devices.

Also using the app, Cartoon Network fans also get to see new full episodes ahead of their linear TV premiere, thanks to the collaboration with You.i, it’s now possible to see the new episodes on your very own television set.

The Cartoon Network App uses the You.i Engine which is also used on other apps operated by Turner including FilmStruck, TNT and TBS. The system allows Cartoon Network to make fast and immediate changes including program lineups, deliver promotional or public service messages or in-app advertising.

Chris Waldron, Vice President at Cartoon Network Digital made this statement in regards of bringing the Cartoon Network app to the TV:

“Giving kids the best experience possible and a fun dynamic way to watch their favorite shows on all screens is core to our strategy, Working with You.i TV on bringing the Cartoon Network App to TV is enabling us to continue to be the ultimate destination for kids when it comes to digital and mobile entertainment.”

Andrew Emmons, VP of Product Development at You.i also added:

“Cartoon Network is the latest example of how imaginative design teams are using the power of our You.i Engine platform to deliver superior app experiences, From here, they have everything they need to keep audiences fully engaged and coming back for more.”

http://www.youi.tv/news/cartoon-network/

http://www.digitaltveurope.net/643471/you-i-tv-takes-cartoon-network-app-to-apple-tv-and-amazon-fire-tv/