The Powerpuff Girls Wins National Family Series 2017 Gracie Award
Today (28/03/2017), it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios’ The Powerpuff Girls has won a 2017 Gracie Award in the “Best National Family Series” category. The Gracie Awards recognises high-quality programming created by women, for women and about women in media and entertainment. A Gracie Award is often considered to be a media career (and life) highlight, the award is an acknowledgement from peers and industry leaders.
The Powerpuff Girls follows three superheroines named Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, the girls use their powers to fight evil and crime in Townsville while balancing a normal childhood and schoolwork. The Powerpuff Girls are seen as a positive role model and inspiration for girls (and boys) everywhere with a focus on creativity, expression, empowerment and fun.
Cartoon Network USA will be airing a brand new episode of The Powerpuff Girls called “Clawdad” this Friday (31/03/2017) at 7.45pm ET/PT, in this episode, Buttercup attempts to capture a legendary uncatchable crawdad at the lake.
Also, check out the Powerpuff Girls mobile game – Glitch Fixers, in the game, the player takes the role of The Powerpuff Girls and save the internet from monsters, the game is based on the Powerpuff Girls episode “Viral Spiral”. The mobile game is free and can be downloaded from Google Play, the iTunes App Store and the Amazon App Store.
There’s a new episode of #PPG this Friday, so check out #GlitchFixers, the free mobile game available on iOS, Google Play and Amazon!
New Mobile Game Mighty Magiswords Surely You Quest Available From 16th February
Next Thursday (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network Games will releasing their latest mobile game based on Mighty Magiswords called “Surely You Quest”. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who go quests using their magically outrageous swords. The new game will be available for iOS, Android and Fire devices and will be available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.
Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest is an RPG (Roleplaying Game) game where the player takes the role of Prohyas and Vambre, were they partake in humorous quests and exciting battles using their Magiswords. The new game will integrate into the MagiMobile app, the app integration into the game allows the player to utilizes the swords they’ve collected either by watching video clips, by watching the TV show or by completing quests on the app. The Magimobile app was originally released in the United States on 10th November and had since rolled out to Cartoon Network audiences in Australia and the Philippines.
The new mobile game is another addition to the Mighty Magiswords digital content already produced by Cartoon Network Studios, such as interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.
Mighty Magiswords will also fully premiere in the United Kingdom on 10th April (for the Easter school holidays) and will also fully premiere on Cartoon Network France on Monday 6th March at 7.05pm.
From The Official Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Expands The Mighty Magiswords World: Season Two Greenlight and New Mobile Game Surely You Quest
Turner’s Cartoon Network has charted multiplatform wins internationally with Mighty Magiswords, leading to a season two order of the hit comedy series and the launch of a new mobile game, Surely You Quest. Mighty Magiswords follows the adventures of Prohyas and Vambre, a sibling team of “Warriors for Hire” who embark on heroic quests using outrageously funny swords called Magiswords.
The immersive MagiMobile app, which has so far had APAC launches in the Philippines and Australia, empowers fans to collect swords like the Warriors. And this newest mobile game further heightens the interactivity of the Mighty Magiswords world by allowing users to use their collections in active gameplay, while also gathering and upgrading more Magiswords via the audio content recognition cues in Mighty Magiswords programming.
Mighty Magiswords is produced at Cartoon Network Studios and created by Kyle A. Carrozza (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water). Season two of Mighty Magiswords will find Prohyas and Vambre embarking on epic adventures and even more hilarious quests in pursuit of the latest and greatest Magiswords to add to their coveted collections.
Fans have shown they are hungry for more from the Mighty Magiswords world and Cartoon Network is ready to meet them wherever they are with Surely You Quest, an idle RPG coming to iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for free on February 16 in the US, and in selected Asia Pacific markets over the coming few weeks.
Surely You Quest connects to MagiMobile by giving fans access to their Magiswords and allowing them to expand their collections. Gamers can use the swords they previously earned in MagiMobile for gameplay in Surely You Quest, and the more fans watch and engage with MagiMobile, the more options they will have for battles in the game. Surely You Quest adds to a rich connected world of more than 400 pieces of original content including interactive shorts, narrative vlogs hosted by the Warriors, a multitude of digital games and MagiMobile.
New episodes of Mighty Magiswords continue to air on Cartoon Network and are available anytime, anywhere on the Cartoon Network Watch and Play and Cartoon Network Anything apps, as well as its websites and YouTube channels.
Cartoon Network USA Mighty Magiswords Renewed For A Second Season
Today (09/02/2017), Cartoon Network USA’s press office has announced that Mighty Magiswords has been renewed for a second season. Usually, when Cartoon Network shows get full international distribution they tend to get a second season (excluding Over The Garden Wall which was a mini-series). Cartoon Network has put a lot of effort into the digital element of the show, including apps and websites, so a season renewal was the next logical step.
Mighty Magiswords follows two brother and sister warriors named Prohyas and Vambre, they use different magical swords with unusual but useful abilities to help out the people of Lyvsheria.
Cartoon Network Games launched their Magimobile companion app in the United States last November, the app allows players to have their very own virtual collection of Magiswords as featured in the show, players can gain swords by completing various quests, by watching video clips or by watching the show on the TV by using the app’s audio recognition technology.
The MagiMobile app is ranked as a top five app overall on iTunes, with 2 million downloads and 20 million swords collected.
Next week (16/02/2017), Cartoon Network Games will be releasing a brand new Mighty Magiswords game called “Surely You Quest”, which is a RPG battling game. Players will be able to use their swords obtained using the Magimobile app within the game. The new game will be available for iOS, Android and Fire devices and will be available to download for free on iTunes, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.
Preview of Mighty Magiswords: Surely You Quest
Mighty Magiswords is one of Cartoon Network’s most watched shows on VOD (Video On-Demand). The show was also Cartoon Network’s most popular show in October last year and it was the number one new animated show among kids aged 6-11 during the fourth quarter of 2016 and also with Cartoon Network’s targeted boy demographic.
New episodes of Mighty Magiswords are currently airing every Friday at 6.15pm ET/PT on Cartoon Network USA.