OUTRIGHT GAMES ANNOUNCES HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA VIDEOGAME IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SONY PICTURES ANIMATION
Popular Film Franchise Hotel Transylvania Set for Release on Multiple Platforms in a Monstrously Fun Adventure
LONDON – Jan. 30, 2018 – Get ready to cast away on a spooktacular adventure! In anticipation of this summer’s release of Hotel Transylvania 3, worldwide video game publisher Outright Games is proud to announce new games for consoles and PCs based on Sony Pictures Animation’s hit Hotel Transylvania films.
In the game, which picks up where Hotel Transylvania 3 leaves off, Drac’s Pack land themselves into hot water yet again — washed overboard and lost on mysterious islands. Players will rescue their favorite monster friends from fearsome enemies, discover lovable new allies with amazing abilities, and push their puzzle-solving skills to the limit to find their friends and the magic compass needed to get back to Hotel Transylvania.
Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games, states, “As a family business, we set out to create high quality games that families can enjoy. We know that this collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation, combined with our expertise at fantastic family entertainment, will mean we can bring this franchise to life in the form of a fun game for players everywhere.”
“It is an exciting collaboration between our two companies,” says Jamie Stevens, EVP Worldwide Consumer Products at Sony, “We are dedicated to providing enjoyable and memorable experiences to families around the world, and by working together, I truly believe that we can do that in the form of this game.”
The Hotel Transylvania game will release in Summer 2018 on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC.
ABOUT “HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3”
In Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3, join our favorite monster family as they embark on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else’s vacation at the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy all of monsterkind. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and written by Genndy Tartakovsky and Michael McCullers, the film is produced by Michelle Murdocca.
ABOUT OUTRIGHT GAMES
Founded in 2016, and based in the UK and US, Outright Games is a family business making family entertainment. We are passionate about creating great games with quality licenses, as we understand the value of brands, and the relationships they share with consumers. We use our expertise to create high-quality video games, combined with our ability to distribute on a global scale. Wherever the Outright Games logo is found, you can feel assured that the game will be suitable and fun for the whole family to play together.
ABOUT SONY PICTURES ANIMATION
Sony Pictures Animation produces a variety of animated and family entertainment for audiences around the world. The studio is following its worldwide comedy hits—the record-breaking monster comedies Hotel Transylvania and Hotel Transylvania 2, the hybrid live action/animated blockbusters The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2, and the mouth-watering Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movies—with the fully animated reboot Smurfs: The Lost Village available on digital and Blu-ray now; a surprising and comic take at the secret world inside our phones with The Emoji Movie now on Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD; the inspirational The Star currently in theaters. Next will be Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation from director Genndy Tartakovsky in July 2018; and the groundbreaking animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse from the minds of Chris Miller and Phil Lord in December 2018. The studio, in conjunction with Aardman Animations, has produced two critically acclaimed feature films: the CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas; and the Academy Award® nominated stop-frame animated high-seas adventure, The Pirates! Band of Misfits. In 2007, Surf’s Up also received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Animated Feature Film; a sequel entitled Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania is now available on digital and DVD. The division, whose first feature film Open Season led to a very successful movie franchise including the brand new Open Season: Scared Silly now available on digital, DVD and Blu-ray, was founded in 2002. Sony Pictures Animation is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Pictures Group.