Northants, England. – 2nd February, 2012 – OG International Ltd, a video game publishing company, Papaya Studios a California based developer and Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), the licensing and merchandising arm of the network, today announced the April 2012 release for PAL territories of Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the Wii™ system from Nintendo.
This fast-paced console fighting game features iconic locations and an all-star cast of fan-favourites recruited from Cartoon Network’s most popular television series including: Ben 10, Samurai Jack, Johnny Bravo, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter’s Laboratory and more.
The all-new brawler video game, with 26 playable characters, gives players the power to duke it out with their friends for cartoon supremacy. A great gift for kids and adults wanting to step into the shoes of their beloved cartoon characters both new and old, Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL will explode onto home consoles this April.
“The Cartoon Network universe features iconic, unique characters that have ubiquitous appeal for fans of all ages,” said Pete Yoder, vice president, consumer products for Cartoon Network Enterprises. “Punch Time Explosion XL features many fan favourites in an action-packed, fun-filled brawler that is sure to be a must-have title for anyone’s video game collection”
“We are delighted to be working with Cartoon Network and the Punch Time Explosion franchise as it gives fans an increased level of interactivity with the memorable TV shows that have become a part of the lives of both parents and kids,” said Jim Scott CEO of OG International Ltd. “Playing as popular characters like Ben 10, Johnny Bravo and Billy and Mandy is a unique opportunity to the bring the zany personalities and intense action to players on their home consoles.”
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL is jam-packed with a huge cast of characters and powerful dual-character synergy attacks. Additionally, the game will feature a wide-variety of exciting multiplayer options including numerous battle modes, as well as an in-depth story mode that introduces an exciting co-op gameplay experience that supports up to four players. An in-game store will give fans an opportunity to unlock new characters and arenas, unique costumes, and memorable cartoon clips from their favourite TV shows.