Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has won two awards at the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, the award ceremony was held at Kidscreen Summit 2017 in Miami, Florida yesterday (14/02/2017). We Bare Bears won awards for Best Animated Series for kids and for best writing. Congratulations to the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and to the show’s writing and production team for their creativity, talent and hard work.
We Bare Bears follows three bear brothers with distinct personalities, they try their best to fit into human society either by making friends, doing different jobs and they even try to seek internet stardom, but their animal instincts always seem to take hold of them which usually leads to humorous consequences. Even though they struggle, they always have each other for support. We Bare Bears also won the Best International Kids Show award at the 2016 Children’s BAFTA’s in London, UK last November.
The Kidscreen Awards is organised by children’s media news website – Kidscreen, the awards celebrates the best in children’s TV production, broadcasting and digital media. The ceremony was hosted by Canadian comedian Darrin Rose and all children’s programming nominations were reviewed and assessed by a panel of children’s media industry executives from the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
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.
Infinity Train Pilot Debuts On Cartoon Network USA 11th February 6am
Cartoon Network USA will premiere Owen Dennis’s Infinity Train pilot tomorrow morning. The pilot has been popular among cartoon fans on social media and has already developed a fan following since its debut on the Cartoon Network USA YouTube channel on 2nd November 2016. Viewers will have to wake up extra early tomorrow morning to watch the pilot on TV as it will air at 6am ET/PT immediately after the Adult Swim sign-off. In Infinity Train, the main protagonist, Tulip, must learn to set her personal interests aside to make her way through a mysterious train and help the king of all corgis save his people. Tulip is aided and accompanied by her robot friend – One-One (a robot that has a split personality both physically and mentally).
Owen Dennis – the show’s creator, has clarified on Twitter that Infinity Train still hasn’t been greenlit, but he’s pleased that the pilot will air on television.