Cartoon Network’s Partnership With The Dove Self-Esteem Project Continues With A New Steven Universe Themed E-book Your Magic Mind and Body

Cartoon Network's Partnership With The Dove Self-Esteem Project Continues With A New Steven Universe Themed E-book Your Magic Mind and Body

Cartoon Network’s Partnership With The Dove Self-Esteem Project Continues With A New Steven Universe Themed E-book Your Magic Mind and Body

The Dove Self-Esteem Project in partnership with Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has released a new E-book called “Your Magic Mind and Body” which allows readers to discover the beauty and power of their own unique body and mind with some encouraging and inspirational words from Steven Universe show creator – Rebecca Sugar and with the help of Iceland’s Project Manager for Mental Health Promotion – Sigrún Daníelsdóttir. The specially produced E-book also has artwork by Steven Universe’s art and effect colorist director – Jasmin Lai (plus artwork by Linda Fong, Elaine Lee and Eastwood Wong). The new E-book can be accessed on the Steven Universe self-esteem microsite – https://www.stevenuniverseselfesteem.com.

The E-book offer readers an interactive experience where Steven and the Crystal Gems write a personalised story about the reader based on answering a few questions, there’s also an option to read a non-personalised version of the E-book if the reader doesn’t want to answer any questions. There’s also a download option too.

Also check out the videos on the Steven Universe self-esteem microsite, with videos on topics such as Competing and Comparing, Teasing and Bullying, Media and Celebrities and a positive and motivating song – “We Deserve To Shine”.

https://www.stevenuniverseselfesteem.com/

Cartoon Network USA Celebrates 20 Years Of The Powerpuff Girls

Cartoon Network USA Celebrates 20 Years Of The Powerpuff Girls

Cartoon Network USA Celebrates 20 Years Of The Powerpuff Girls

The Powerpuff Girls, one of Cartoon Network’s most successful and iconic animated shows will turn twenty years old this Sunday (18th September). On 18th November 1998, The Powerpuff Girls premiered for the first time as a full-production animated series on Cartoon Network USA, since then it has aired in all four corners of the globe. The animated series followed the daily lives of three unlikely superheroes, three young girls named Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, it’s their duty to save Townsville and the world from destruction before bedtime while still trying to balance a normal childhood. Also not forgetting Bliss, the fourth Powerpuff Girl that sometimes make an appearance in the show. The series was so successful and made such an impact that Cartoon Network decided to revive the animated series, with the show’s current incarnation premiering in 2016.

Cartoon Network EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) already made an announcement for the show’s 20th anniversary back in January (which mentioned new episodes and merchandise), but as it’s The Powerpuff Girls 20th anniversary this week, Cartoon Network USA has announced plans for the show’s birthday.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/cartoon-network-celebrates-20th-anniversary-of-the-powerpuff-girls-animated-series/

This week, Cartoon Network has started off the celebrations with a year-long “Empowerpuff” internship programme, Empowerpuff is a portmanteau of “empower” and “Powerpuff”. CN’s Empowerpuff programme are looking for people over the age of 18 to become official ambassadors for The Powerpuff Girls brand which will involve creating content for CN’s social media accounts and contributing to production and marketing efforts. CN are looking for people who are excited to create and share the positively powerful messages of sisterhood and empowerment and are able to work six to twelve hours a week for 12 months.

For more information and to apply for the Empowerpuff programme, please follow the links below:

http://empowerpuffinternship.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/empowerpuff-internship-program-at-turner-%28turner-broadcasting-system%2C-inc%29-960484475/

For the 20th anniversary and also for the Empowerpuff Programme, Cartoon Network has teamed up with knitwear company – Lingua Franca for an “Empowerpuff” made-to-order sweater, all proceed will go to New York’s Lower Eastside Girls Club, an organisation that helps young girls that are affected by poverty to build a successful and healthy future.

https://girlsclub.org/

Also today, Cartoon Network has released a new Powerpuff Girls themed music video, featuring the work of five young female animators from different parts of the world including Delfina Perez Adan from Argentina; Dahee Jeong from South Korea; Xiya Lan from China; Réka Bucsi from Hungary and from the United States – Jasmin Lai and Marlène Beaube. The new music video has been released on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. The music video will be split into seven second spots.

Furthermore, Cartoon Network USA will livestream episodes of The Powerpuff Girls on their website (https://www.cartoonnetwork.com) for 72 hours (three days straight) starting from this Friday (16th November).

Cartoon Network USA has also uploaded a timelapse video showcasing the different kinds of Powerpuff Girls merchandise now available, the merchandise in the video has been positioned to form Buttercup’s head.

http://kidscreen.com/2018/11/12/cn-launches-the-empowerpuff-program/

http://brief.promaxbda.org/article/cartoon-network-powerpuff-girls-20-anniversary

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/cartoon-celebrating-20th-year-of-powerpuff-girls

Lego DC Super-Villains Video Game To Released Worldwide On 19th October

Lego DC Super-Villains Video Game To Released Worldwide On 19th October

Lego DC Super-Villains Video Game To Released Worldwide On 19th October

Yesterday (16th October) in North America, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, Lego and DC Comics has released their latest video game – Lego DC Super-Villains, the first game with a villain-focused story taking place in the DC universe. The new game has been nominated as one of the Best Family Games of 2018 by E3’s Game Critics Awards. Lego DC Super-Villains allows players to create their own super-villain, with a wide choice of costumes and abilities, play alongside DC’s famous super-villains in an original story and also determine their character’s purpose throughout the game’s story. The game will be released globally this Friday (19th October) and will be available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

In the new game, the Justice League has disappeared and Earth is now protected by a superhero team from a parallel universe known as the “Justice Syndicate”. However DC Super-Villains from the Legion of Doom find out that Earth’s newest heroes aren’t the heroes they claim to be. Each customisable Super-Villain character will discover and foil the evil plans of the new so-called superheroes. During the game, players will unlock new powers and customisations for their character, travel to different places for story quests, puzzles and mini-games to unlock rewards and to recruit other DC Super-Villains or cause mischief in various locations from the DC universe including Gotham, Metropolis, Smallville and many more.

The Deluxe Edition of the game is now available to buy in the United States and costs $74.99 USD and features the main game content, season pass content, early access to the DC Super-Villains: TV Series DLC Character Pack, and an exclusive LEGO minifigure, Lex Luthor Superman. Digital download customers will will receive the Justice League Dark Character Pack, inspired by the comic book series Justice League Dark. The season pass can also be purchased separately for $14.99 USD, the season pass will offer add-on game content inspired by several DC movies, live action and animated TV series and comics. The season pass will feature six level packs and four character packs, including two Aquaman movie level packs based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film – Aquaman, which will be released in cinemas across the United States on 2nd December. There are also two Shazam! movie level packs inspired by the soon-to-be released movie – Shazam which will be released in U.S. cinemas in April 2019.

From the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Press Release: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group, and DC Announce the Launch of LEGO® DC Super-Villains

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC today announced the launch of LEGO® DC Super-Villains, the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure taking place in the heart of the DC universe. Nominated as one of the Best Family Games of 2018 by E3’s Game Critics Awards, LEGO® DC Super-Villains fuels imagination, giving players the opportunity to create their own super-villain, complete with costume, appearance, abilities, and a name while playing alongside an iconic roster of DC Super-Villains. Both LEGO and DC fans alike will leave their fingerprints on a hilarious and original story written in collaboration with DC. LEGO® DC Super-Villains is now available for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and PC.

“With the amount of content packed into LEGO DC Super-Villains, along with the Season Pass content in store, there is loads of mischievous fun for players to jump into,” said Arthur Parsons, Head of Design, TT Games Publishing.

“Players will be captivated by the story and adventure, embarking on hours of content including story levels, quests, recruiting and unlocking other villain characters to join you, and exploring the hidden secrets scattered throughout Gotham and Metropolis,” said Phillip Ring, Executive Producer, TT Games Publishing.

“DC has some of the most popular Super-Villains in the world and it’s exciting to see these characters call the shots in this new game,” said Ames Kirshen, Vice President, Interactive & Animation, DC Entertainment. “Fans will love teaming up with The Joker, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor and host of other DC characters as they play through this light-hearted story set in iconic DC locations.”

“Whether you’re playing solo or with a partner in crime for two-player, local co-op, LEGO® DC Super-Villains brings the family-friendly fun, with a playful, villainous twist that both new and existing players will enjoy,” said Sean McEvoy, VP Digital Games, The LEGO Group.

In LEGO® DC Super-Villains, the Justice League has disappeared, leaving Earth’s protection to a newcomer group of heroes from a parallel universe, proclaiming themselves as the ‘Justice Syndicate’. Renowned DC Super-Villains from the ‘Legion Of Doom’ discover Earth’s newest heroes may not be the heroes they claim to be. With each player’s completely customizable Super-Villain character in command, this team of misfits must join forces to discover and foil the evil plans the incognito newcomers have in store. Players will create their own super-villain character and set out on a journey to determine their character’s purpose within the story. Along the way, players will unlock new powers and customizations for their character, travel off the beaten path for additional story quests, puzzles, and mini-games to unlock rewards and recruit other DC Super-Villains, and cause mischief throughout well-known DC locations including Gotham, Metropolis, Smallville, and more.

The Deluxe Edition is now available at $74.99 and features the main game content, Season Pass content, early access to the DC Super-Villains: TV Series DLC Character Pack, and an exclusive LEGO minifigure, Lex Luthor Superman. Digital consumers will receive the Justice League Dark Character Pack, inspired by the comic book series Justice League Dark. For players who want to further their adventures beyond the main game, the LEGO® DC Super-Villains Season Pass is available separately at $14.99 and provides players with exciting add-on game content inspired by a wide range of DC movies, live action and animated TV series, and comics. The Season Pass will feature six Level Packs and four Character Packs, including two Aquaman Movie Level Packs inspired by the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, Aquaman, in theaters nationwide on December 2 and two Shazam! Movie Level Packs inspired by the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film Shazam! in theaters nationwide April 2019.

For more game information, visit chaos-is-coming.wbgames.com and follow the official LEGO® DC Super-Villains social channels on Facebook and YouTube, and @LEGODCGAME on Instagram and Twitter.

About TT Games

TT Games, an affiliate of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., is the developer behind numerous hit LEGO videogame franchises such as LEGO® Batman™, LEGO® Star Wars™, LEGO® Harry Potter™, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes and LEGO® Indiana Jones™, as well as popular titles LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers, LEGO® Jurassic World™, LEGO® Worlds and many others, which combined have sold over 180 million units worldwide to date. Incorporating UK developers Traveller’s Tales, TT Fusion, TT Games Brighton and Playdemic, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families. Additional information about TT Games can be found at www.ttgames.com.

About DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.

About The LEGO Group

The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: “Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.

http://chaos-is-coming.wbgames.com

https://www.warnermediagroup.com/newsroom/press-releases/2018/10/16/warner-bros-interactive-entertainment-tt-games-the-lego-group-and