FOXNEXT GAMES HEADS TO SAN DIEGO COMIC CON WITH FAN-FAVORITE MOBILE GAMES
July 18, 2018

Exclusive Collectibles, Game Demos And Live Activities For The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Marvel Strike Force, Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game and more At Booth #2543

Los Angeles – July 17, 2018 – FoxNext Games, a division of 20th Century Fox and Fox Networks Group, makes its debut at San Diego Comic-Con this year. FoxNext Games will bring fan-favorite games to life with a wide variety of live activities, from San Diego Comic Con-exclusive giveaways, photo opportunities, daily raffles and gameplay demos at the FoxNext Games booth #2543.

Fans can pick up a MARVEL Strike Force custom Marvel comic book and exclusive inspirational posters. MARVEL Strike Force’s Creative Director, Jason Bender, will take to the Hall H stage for the MARVEL Games panel, hosted by Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller, on July 19 from 1-2 p.m.

 

The Simpsons: Tapped Out fans will not want to miss a larger-than-life photo opportunity that brings a mobile screen moment to real-life scale at the booth.

There will also be a daily raffle for exclusive merchandise and a drawing at the end of SDCC for a chance to win a grand prize.

 

For all the latest updates at SDCC, follow @FoxNext on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Details on each featured game below:

In The Simpsons: Tapped Out, from EA and Gracie Films, Homer accidentally caused a meltdown that wiped out Springfield. D’OH! Now it’s up to players to rebuild it. From the writers of The Simpsons, tap into a city-building game that lets players create their own living, breathing Springfield. To quote Homer from the game: “It’s life-ruiningly fun.”

Family Guy: Another Freakin’ Mobile Game is a puzzle-based game from FoxNext Games and Jam City that gives players a chance to interact and engage with their favorite characters from the Family Guy universe and provides an entry into the hilarious world of Quahog, where they can serve drinks to Peter Griffin and the cast, collect condoms for Quagmire, battle Giant Chicken in epic Boss Fights and more.

MARVEL Strike Force, from FoxNext Games Los Angeles, takes fans deep into crazy combos of Avengers, Guardians, Defenders and more. Players can create powerful alliances, collect new gear and upgrades to make their teams stronger and dominate the enemies of S.H.I.E.L.D. in this tactical squad-based game.

 

 

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About FoxNext

FoxNext is driving immersive, next generation entertainment experiences in the areas of augmented and virtual reality, mobile, console and PC games and location-based entertainment across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division consists of FoxNext Games, FoxNext VR Studio and FoxNext Destinations.

About FoxNext Games

FoxNext Games, a division of FoxNext, is led by game industry veterans with a successful track record of creating critically acclaimed titles, including The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Angry Birds Rio, Alien: Isolation, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, Ice Age Adventures, and Sugar Smash: Book of Life. The Los Angeles studio is currently producing MARVEL Strike Force for mobile devices and a massively multiplayer mobile strategy game for James Cameron’s Avatar franchise. Upcoming game projects include a PC/console game set in the world of Avatar in development with Massive Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, and a PC/console Alien shooter with Cold Iron Studios, FoxNext Games’ newest studio.

 

About Jam City

Jam City is a global leader in mobile entertainment, providing social gaming experiences for millions of players around the world.  Jam City was founded in 2010 by MySpace cofounders Chris DeWolfe and Aber Whitcomb, and former 20th Century Fox executive Josh Yguado. Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest grossing and most enduring social gaming franchises for mobile, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop. Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands including Harry Potter, Family Guy, Marvel Avengers and Futurama. Jam City has 500 employees across studios in Los Angeles (HQ), San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle and Buenos Aires. The Jam City team is known for its creative excellence and technological innovation in key areas including storytelling,  data science and audience intelligence.

 

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers. EA has more than 300 million registered players around the world.

 

In fiscal year 2018, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $5.2 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Need for Speed™, Dragon Age™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.

 

EA SPORTS, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for Speed, Dragon Age, and Plants vs. Zombies are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.

 

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com. © 2018 MARVEL

 

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Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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