The Addams Family Mystery Mansion Game Launches Globally, Bringing Spooky Gameplay to Halloween Season
Official Game of MGM’s Highly Anticipated Animated Film, The Addams Family, Darkly Humorous Title for iOS and Android Invites Players to Build and Manage a Mysterious Mansion
SAN FRANCISCO – October 9, 2019 – Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1) and its subsidiary Pixowl, a leading creator of world building experiences, announced today that Pixowl has released The Addams Family Mystery Mansion worldwide on the App Store and Google Play. The dynamic new simulation game features an original story and gameplay based on Pixowl’s expertise building hit character-driven world building experiences.
The Addams Family Mystery Mansion is based on the highly anticipated animated movie, The Addams Family, from Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), which opens in theaters worldwide on October 11, 2019. In the game, Morticia and Gomez return to their Mansion after a second honeymoon, determined to start afresh. They need the player’s help to reunite the rest of the family and refurnish their home. Through fun chapters and missions driven by the game’s original story and witty dialog, players will collect favorite characters from the movie and expand their catalog of spooky furniture and decorations.
As seen in the game’s launch trailer released today by Pixowl, the game’s narrative is driven by the signature dark humor for which The Addams Family is known. A close and loving clan, they love nothing better than enjoying a family dinner of newt stew or cultivating hobbies such as growing carnivorous plants or collecting torture devices.
“Just in time for Halloween, The Addams Family Mystery Mansion offers players a gruesomely fun building game that’s simultaneously macabre and filled with warmth,” said Arthur Madrid, CEO and co-founder of Pixowl. “The Addams Family is part of our culture and players will have a spooky time with Morticia, Gomez, and the rest of the clan.”
The quality and depth of The Addams Family Mystery Mansion is enriched by the expertise of Pixowl and Animoca Brands. Animoca Brands, one of the leading mobile game developers in Asia, is a PocketGamer Top 50 Global Developer and has a large portfolio of branded IP. Its subsidiary, Pixowl, has produced games for seven major IPs with long lifespans and over 350,000 daily active players. Through events and live operations, Pixowl games provide engaging gameplay for years. Along with its original franchise, The Sandbox, Pixowl’s experience includes working with leading brands including Snoopy, Goosebumps, Garfield, The Loud House, Wonder Park, Ghostbusters, Shrek, and Pac-Man.
The Addams Family Mystery Mansion is now available for iOS and Android. The game is free-to-play with optional in-app purchases. Find out more about the game at www.addamsfamily.game. To keep in touch with Pixowl and The Addams Family Mystery Mansion, please visit www.pixowl.com and follow us on Facebook.
About The Addams Family
Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, The Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbor. Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends, Day of the Diesels) direct a voice cast led by Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Annihilation) as Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (Atomic Blonde, Mad Max: Fury Road) as Morticia Addams, Chloë Grace Moretz (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, If I Stay) as Wednesday Addams, Finn Wolfhard (It, Netflix’s Stranger Things) as Pugsley Addams, Nick Kroll (Big Mouth, Sing) as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus, Beaches) as Grandmama and Academy Award winner Allison Janney (I, Tonya) as the family’s arch nemesis Margaux Needler. The Addams Family will be distributed theatrically in the U.S. by MGM through its United Artists Releasing banner on October 11, 2019.
About Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors. In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels, digital platforms and interactive ventures and is producing premium short-form content for distribution. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, with development studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pixowl, Inc. is a mobile-game development company that creates and combines player-centric worldbuilding experiences and character-driven narratives. Pixowl’s experienced international team of dynamic innovators, developers, and artists give mobile and PC gamers the ability to build worlds featuring both original and IP-based content such as The Sandbox, Peanuts: Snoopy’s Town Tale, Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, Wonder Park: Magic Rides, Goosebumps HorrorTown, and Addams Family Mystery Mansion among others. Pixowl was acquired in 2018 by Animoca Brands and is in the process of launching the blockchain version of its hit franchise, The Sandbox, which is one of the most anticipated blockchain games. For more information about Pixowl, please visit www.pixowl.com or friend and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands (ASX: AB1) leverages gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products, including games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Formula 1®, Garfield, Snoopy, Thomas & Friends™, Ever After High and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. The Company is based in Hong Kong, Canada, Finland, and Argentina. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or get updates by following Animoca Brands on Facebook or Twitter.