LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today Saban Brands announced its new mobile games Swashbuckler by Paul Frank, My Pet Monsters, Power Rangers Legends and Zombie Farm Bubbles are now available for download on Apple’s iTunes and App Store, as well as other platforms. In addition to these new titles, The Playforge has released an update to the popular game, Zombie Farm 2. Saban Brands acquired The Playforge, a leading mobile games developer and publisher best known for Zombie Farm, in August.
“Saban Brands is experiencing tremendous growth in the digital arena, with plans to deliver to consumers a steady stream of new games, new intellectual properties, and new strategic collaborations that bring together and amplify the strengths and capabilities of the combined group,” said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. “The release of these games allows us to take a leadership position in the digital space and to further expand our reach from online and television to mobile.”
The current iOS games include:
Swashbuckler by Paul Frank
My Pet Monsters
Power Rangers Legends
Zombie Farm Bubbles
Zombie Farm 2
In addition to the acquisition of The Playforge, Saban Brands also acquired Zui in September, which provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The addition of Zui added 12 employees to the organization as well as a new physical presence in San Diego, where Zui is headquartered.
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About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
About The Playforge
The Playforge is a pioneer and leader in the mobile social games space and was one of the first iOS developers to sell virtual currency redeemable for virtual goods. Known for its internationally acclaimed game Zombie Farm, The Playforge specializes in developing uniquely charming character-based games for general audiences. As of the end of 2011, Zombie Farm was the No. 1 top grossing free-to-play application of all time and was in the Top 10 grossing iPhone apps on Apple’s iTunes Rewind in both 2010 and 2011. The Playforge is an affiliate of Saban Brands.