Seoul, Korea –It is the first time a Cartoon Network IP has been used as the complete landscape for a Korean-produced game. The release will first take place in Korea in September, with a regional rollout across Asia later in 2016, and finally in selected international markets in 2017.
The game focuses on the main characters Finn and Jake from Cartoon Network’s global hit animated series Adventure Time, but also references the show’s Princess Bubblegum, Marceline the Vampire Queen and BMO, who all reside in the dreamlike Land of Ooo and have a huge fan base. The “run-style” game play adopts an innovative a character nurturing system and has social media integration with linked ranking ability.
Tangent’s CEO, Ben Byung-Eui Yoo, commented: “We expect ‘Adventure Time Run: The Ooo Expedition‘ to garner a lot of interest from gaming fans in Korea. Adventure Time is a series with a solid base of fans both overseas and within Korea, and its diverse and unique world is a great environment for the project.”
He added: “As it is a game with a globally popular IP, we are confident that the game will find success not only in Korea but also in the global market.”
‘Adventure Time Run: The Ooo Expedition’ can be downloaded on mobile devices from the Google Play Store and the App Store in September.