The Office Game: Press Release
DALLAS, TX – June 20, 2007 – Premium casual games publisher MumboJumbo today announced a new relationship with the Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop a mass-market game based on the Emmy Award-winning television series “The Office.” Developed and published exclusively by MumboJumbo, The Office game will be available for online download and across multiple game platforms, including PC, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), and Nintendo DSTM, starting this fall.
“The cast and creators of ‘The Office’ have done a fantastic job delivering a show with a personality all its own,” said Bill Kispert, vice president and general manager, Interactive, Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group. “MumboJumbo is an innovator in the casual games space, and developing a game with them that combines the quirky characters and humor of the show with a proven, addictive game mechanic we think will be welcomed by fans and casual game players alike.”
“We are honored that NBC Universal has chosen us to be their partner for this exciting new project,” said Mark Cottam, chief executive officer of MumboJumbo. “We look forward to working closely with their team to ensure that the thematic elements of ‘The Office’ are closely approximated in the development of the video game.”
MumboJumbo has vast background in bringing beloved brands to games and will collaborate closely with NBC Universal to create an experience that will further engage fans of “The Office” in the franchise.