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July 9, 2015

Halfbrick set to release official mobile game for “Hollywood Game Night”

Digital adaptation of hit NBC TV show launches July 14th on the App Store and Google Play

AUSTRALIA, Brisbane– July 9, 2015 –

Halfbrick (Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride) and Universal Partnerships & Licensing have joined forces to bring the huge laughs and wild fun of “Hollywood Game Night” to smartphones and tablets around the world.

Launching globally on July 14th, the digital game adaptation of NBC’s hit TV show will soon be available for $0.99 USD on the App Store and Google Play, giving partygoers everything they need to turn an evening with friends into the ultimate game night experience.

The outrageous social game allows up to eight players to participate in a series of laughter-inducing mini games, including fan-favorites like “How Do you Doo?”, “Take the Hint”, “Smash the Buzzer” and “I Love a Charade”. There are eight games in total.

Each game – made popular by celebrities – requires players to sing, mime or test their knowledge across a wide range of topics including music, movies, celebrities and sports.

The mobile game places a heavy emphasis on pop culture trivia and fast-paced gameplay, and is the perfect way for players to replicate all the excitement and spontaneity of the game show experience.“Halfbrick is thrilled to partner with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to take the fun and games of ‘Hollywood Game Night’ from the living room television to the palm of your hand," said Sara Fonseca, marketing coordinator at Halfbrick. “‘Hollywood Game Night’ is a perfect smartphone and tablet game -- fostering spontaneous bouts of hilarious party games with friends all around the world.”

“Hollywood Game Night” airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on NBC. Halfbrick’s mobile game launches July 14th on the App Store and Google Play as a paid download with optional premium in-app purchases.

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Hollywood Game Night is a trademark and copyright of Universal Television LLC.  Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLC 2015.  All rights reserved.

About “Hollywood Game Night”

“Hollywood Game Night” transports contestants from their everyday lives to a once-in-a-lifetime night of fun and celebration as they step beyond the velvet rope and rub shoulders with some of their favorite celebrities to compete for the chance to win up to $25,000. Hosted by Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch, “Hollywood Game Night” is produced by Hazy Mills Productions (“Grimm,” “Hot in Cleveland”), Mission Control Media (Syfy’s “Face Off”) and Universal Television. Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Michael Agbabian and Dwight D. Smith are executive producers.

About Halfbrick

Halfbrick is a professional game development studio based in Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 2001, it has developed many popular games across mobile and digital platforms including Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and Fish Out Of Water.  For further information, please visit and follow on Twitter, YouTube or Facebook.

About Universal Partnerships & Licensing

Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) oversees NBCUniversal’s consumer product and digital licensing for Universal Pictures, NBC Television, Focus Features and Sprout Channel.  This dedicated division is also responsible for film, home entertainment and television promotions.  UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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