East Side Games Group (TSX: EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) (“ESGG” or the “Company”), Canada’s largest free-to-play mobile games group, announces that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with ViacomCBS Consumer Products ( “VCP”) for the global release of a Star Trek: Lower Decks-themed mobile game on iOS and Android.
In addition to the stories and characters of Star Trek: Lower Decks the mobile game will include characters and stories from across the franchise, reimagining them for fans through the lens of Star Trek: Lower Decks . The Star Trek: Lower Decks -themed game will be developed by East Side Games (” ESG “), in partnership with VCP, using ESGG’s proven Game Kit-Idle technology, and will be published by ESG. Australian video game company Mighty Kingdom Limited (” MK “) will co-develop the game alongside ESG, bringing MK’s knowledge of the franchise and development expertise to the project. Star Trek: Lower Decks -the idle-themed game is expected to launch worldwide in 2022.
The free mobile game will feature the Star Trek: Lower Decks style and humor to transport players into the star trek Universe and will feature characters and settings from across the universe star trek library. Be the first to know about the new game by signing up here.
“The star trek The franchise has had an undeniable influence on adults and children for over 50 years. To be able to bring such a legendary franchise to mobile in our idle style of play is an honor for us here at ESGG,” said Darcy Taylor , CEO of ESGG. “We look forward to sharing this new experience in the star trek candor with everyone, from new audiences to star trek great fans. This new mobile game is another top IP franchise that will only add to an already exciting launch slate in 2022.”
ABOUT East Side Games Group
East Side Games Group (formerly doing business as “LEAF Mobile Inc.”) is a leading free-to-play mobile games group, creating engaging games that build lasting player loyalty. The entrepreneurial culture of our studio groups is rooted in creativity, execution, and growth through the licensing of our proprietary Game Kit software platform that enables professional game developers to dramatically increase efficiency and efficiency of game creation in addition to organic growth through a diverse portfolio of original products and licensed mobile IP games that include: Archer: Danger Phone, Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s, It’s Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile and Trailer Park Boys Grea$y Money , RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar and J e office: in one way or another, we manage .
We have our head office at Vancouver, Canada and our games are available worldwide on the App Store and Google Play. For more information, visit: www.eastsidegamesgroup.com and join our online communities on LinkedIn, Twitter Facebook and Instagram.
Additional information about the Company is still available under its corporate name, LEAF Mobile Inc., at www.sedar.com.
ABOUT STAR TREK: LOWER DECK
Developed by the Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty”, “Solar Opposites”), STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS focuses on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s lesser ships, the USS Cerritos , in the year 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford and Tendi must deal with their duties and social lives, often while the ship is rocked by a host of sci-fi anomalies. The Starfleet crew residing in the “lower decks” of the USS Cerritos features the ensign Beckett Mariner, voiced by Fawn Newsome Taught Brad Boimler voiced by Jack Quaid Ensign Tendi, voiced by Noel Wells, and Ensign Rutherford, voiced by Eugene Cordero . Starfleet characters that make up the ship’s bridge crew include the Captain Carol Freeman voiced by Dawn Lewis Commander Jack Ransom voiced by Jerry O’Connell Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman Lt. Shaxs voiced by Fred Tatasciore Lt. Billups voiced by Paul Scher and Lt. Kayshon voiced by Carl Pie .
The series is produced by CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, the new animation arm of CBS Studios; Secret hiding place; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Secret hiding places Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin Roddenberry Entertainment Roddenberry stem and Trevor Roth and Katie Krentz (219 Productions) serve as executive producers alongside the creator and showrunner Mike McMahan . Aaron Bayer (Secret Hideout), who brought McMahan to the project, is also an executive producer. Titmouse (“Big Mouth”), the Emmy Award-winning independent animation production company, serves as the animation studio for the series.
STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS airs exclusively on Paramount+ in the United States and Latin America and is simultaneously distributed by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group on Amazon Prime Video in Australia , New Zealand , Europe , Japan , India and more and in Canada aired on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi channel and streamed on Crave.
ABOUT VIACOMCBS CONSUMER PRODUCTS
ViacomCBS Consumer Products (VCP) oversees all licensing and merchandising for ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC), a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for consumers across the whole world. Powered by iconic consumer brands, VCP’s portfolio includes a diverse range of brands and content from BET, CBS (including CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Showtime. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and adult, VCP is committed to creating the highest quality product for some of the world’s most beloved iconic franchises. In addition, VCP oversees online direct-to-consumer businesses for CBS and Showtime programming products, as well as standalone branded e-commerce websites for Star Trek, SpongeBob, South Park and MTV.
ABOUT MIGHTY KINGDOM LIMITED
Mighty Kingdom delights over 7 million players each month and designs gaming experiences with the world’s most recognized brands such as LEGO, Disney, Mattel, Funcom, Moose Toys, Spinmaster and more, while developing its own original games. Our games portfolio is built from our Adelaide headquarters, with a diverse team of over 140 developers from all over Australia . Driven by the desire to engage and delight gamers, we craft exceptional experiences that connect our diverse talents with millions of people around the world. We create games from the heart. We love fun. We want to share it with the world. We want you to be part of it.
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s expectations regarding the proposed transactions described herein. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements. There can be no assurance that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will derive therefrom. These forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including factors beyond the Company’s control. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release.
SOURCE East Side Games Group
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