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The Playforge Launches Zombie Farm Battles Mobile Game Worldwide

Teams of zombies battle it out in the newest adventure of the Zombie Farm universe

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Playforge, a mobile games developer and publisher, today announced the worldwide launch of the newest installment of the hit Zombie Farm series, Zombie Farm Battles. The all-new card battle game is free-to-play and now available for download on Apple's App Store.

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"Zombie Farm Battles is an exciting new addition to the Zombie Farm portfolio and offers fans the chance to experience the Zombie Farm world in a whole new way," said Jack Sorensen, President of The Playforge. "Zombie Farm Battles allows for a deeper fan engagement with endless hours of battles with new characters, challenges and prizes. We expect Zombie Farm Battles will appeal to Zombie Farm enthusiasts and also expand to new gamers who are fans of the challenging combat action."

In the game, the zombies embark on an epic journey to battle their worst enemies – humans, who've infested the world.  Zombie Farm character favorites from previous titles along with newly introduced characters will work together to form unified teams to battle the humans. Players can also test their zombie team's skills by going head-to-head with other players to win battle event prizes.

Key features of Zombie Farm Battles include:

  • Colorful quests and simple, fast-paced battles
  • Up-for-grabs, weekly challenges with huge rewards
  • The ability to link up with friends and borrow their zombies
  • Endless action through multiplayer battles with players around the world
  • Mutating zombies and chances to unlock new battle abilities to defeat evil bosses

The Playforge also launched Zombie Farm Escape earlier this month, which is now available worldwide. In the free-to-play iOS game, zombies must flee from Ol' mcdonnell and his farm hands that are holding them captive in his veggie garden. Beautiful and diverse scenery provides an enhanced experience while players collect zombies, dash, and dodge oncoming obstacles and race to high scores.

Key features of Zombie Farm Escape include:

  • Compete against friends and check scores on the social leaderboard
  • Run with friends in game and get higher scores 
  • Unlock and upgrade power-ups for endless fun 
  • Explore the course with a unique set of swipe controls 

Download Zombie Farm Battles and Zombie Farm Escape today on Apple's App Store. Connect with Zombie Farm by following us on Twitter @ZombieFarmGame and liking us on Facebook at Facebook.com/ZombieFarm.

About Zombie Farm

The Zombie Farm franchise provides a fun and creative twist to farm gaming, allowing players to farm, grow and harvest both produce and zombies. Harvested zombies form armies, which can be used to invade neighboring farms. Created in 2010 by The Playforge, an affiliate of Saban Brands, Zombie Farm was in the Top 10 grossing iPhone apps on Apple's iTunes Rewind in both 2010 and 2011 and has had more than 42 million app downloads worldwide, with 15.6 million in the U.S. alone. Other titles in the series include Zombie Farm 2, Zombie Farm Bubbles, Zombie Farm Battles and Zombie Farm Escape. All titles are free-to-play and are iOS compatible. To see what's new and exciting with Zombie Farm, visit www.theplayforge.com.

About The Playforge

The Playforge is a pioneer and leader in the mobile social games space and was one of the first iOS developers to sell virtual currency redeemable for virtual goods. Known for its internationally acclaimed game Zombie Farm, The Playforge specializes in developing uniquely charming character-based games for general audiences. As of the end of 2011, Zombie Farm was the No. 1 top grossing free-to-play application of all time and was in the Top 10 grossing iPhone apps on Apple's iTunes Rewind in both 2010 and 2011. The Playforge is an affiliate of Saban Brands.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing.  SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages.  The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions.  SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Vortexx, Zui.com, The Playforge, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

Media Contact:
Kelsey Lynch
(310) 203-5875
KLynch@sabanbrands.com

SOURCE Saban Brands



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