Channel 4 Snowman and The Snowdog 2014 game – launches today!

The Snowman™ and The Snowdog 2014

Game overview – updated version of the 2012 game in which players experience the world of The Snowman and The Snowdog in 3D by joining them on their journey to the North Pole.

Includes the following new locations (images attached) all rendered in the same beautiful hand-drawn style as the film, with new varying difficulty levels, set to music from the film’s score by Ilan Eshkeri and Andy Burrows
o In London, the Gherkin and the London Eye
o In San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Pier 39
o In Japan, the Tokyo Tower and the Imperial Palace
o In China, the Great Wall of China
o In Australia, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

When – launches 11th December 2014 – today!

Where – available on iOS, Android phones/tablets, Amazon, and Windows phones

Who – commissioned by Channel 4 Games Commissioner Colin Macdonald and developed by East Midlands based developer Crash Lab

Price – paid for app at £2.99 or equivalent price in local app store. The game will be localised for foreign markets (French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Chinese and Japanese)

Quote s :

Colin Macdonald, Games Commissioner, Channel 4: “The Snowman and The Snowdog game was one of my first commissions after joining Channel 4, and one of the first big successes with almost 3 million downloads to date. I’m delighted to continue building on the game’s success for audiences old and new.”

Steve Ellis, MD of Crash Lab: “It’s great to work with The Snowman again, it’s a game very close to our hearts. We hope people have as much fun playing the game as we had making it.”

Further info

The Snowman and The Snowdog official game offers players the chance to be a part of the magical world of The Snowman™ and The Snowdog. They will watch as they soar high above the beautiful and iconic environments from the film and help them on their way by collecting snowflakes to increase their flight time.

Tapping snowflakes to collect will keep The Snowman and The Snowdog’s journey from ending.

Take time out along the way to search for the many sets of collectable items and delve deeper into the beautifully rendered 3D land and cityscapes – tapping everything from jigsaw pieces to Christmas fairies or focus on the journey in hand and take the snowy heroes straight to the North Pole.

About The Snowman™ and The Snowdog
Originally published in 1978, The Snowman, created and illustrated by Raymond Briggs has become one of the world’s most popular children’s books. Available in 15 languages it has sold in excess of 8.5 million copies worldwide with over 3 million of these sales in the UK published under Puffin editions. Adapted for screen by producer John Coates, the Oscar-nominated animation launched on Channel 4 in its inaugural year in 1982 and has been repeated every Christmas since. The sequel, The Snowman and The Snowdog premiered on Channel 4 on Christmas Eve 2012 and was seen by over 10 million people over the festive period. The Snowman brand enjoys an international audience with global broadcast of the sequel, along with an array of consumer products now available. Snowman Enterprises Limited (SEL) is a Penguin owned company.

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