Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion Bursts Onto Shelves Nationwide for the Nintendo 3DS

Crave Games Ships Cartoon Network's First-Ever Brawler Title

Jun 02, 2011, 10:01 ET from Crave Games

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crave Games, the full-service publishing division of Fillpoint LLC, one of the videogame industries' leading providers of both online and in-store distribution, fulfillment, and e-commerce services for national retailer, today announced that Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion has shipped to retail outlets nationwide on the Nintendo 3DS for $39.99 SRP.

Developed by Papaya Studios, Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion is a brawl-style fighting game featuring a large cast of popular characters from Cartoon Network's original programming including Ben 10, Chowder, The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory, and many more.  The game contains an original story line designed by Cartoon Network writers where players compete in either Battle or Story Mode as one of 18 different characters from 11 current and classic Cartoon Network shows.  Gamers will be challenged to unleash special attacks, discover hidden objects and take on devious bosses in 32 levels of action-packed adventure that take place in 21 unique combat arenas. The game also supports up to four-player wireless connectivity as well as game-sharing levels that allows for game-play with other 3DS users who do not have the game.

"Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion offers an exciting, unique fighting experience and original story line that will truly resonate with both Cartoon Network fans and gamers," said Betsi Gijanto, Executive Vice President, Crave Games.  "We are excited to collaborate with Papaya Studios and Cartoon Network to release one of the first true brawler games for the Nintendo 3DS featuring many of the iconic characters from the Cartoon Network library."

"The unique personalities and distinctive worlds for some of Cartoon Network's most iconic characters are captured in this great new, action-packed game," said Pete Yoder, vice president, U.S. consumer products, Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the network.  "We're proud to make our Nintendo 3DS debut with Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion and look forward to hearing what our fans think of it."

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About Crave Games

Based in Santa Ana, California, Crave Games, a division of Fillpoint LLC, is a full-service video game publisher for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.  For more information about Crave Games please visit

About Fillpoint LLC

Fillpoint is a leading video game distributor in both online and in store distribution based in Malta, New York.  Fillpoint is a leader in direct-to-consumer fulfillment of video game product for most national e-commerce retailers and a leading video game distributor in North America selling video game product to top retailers and holding exclusive distribution contracts with various veteran publishers. For more information, please visit

About Cartoon Network Enterprises

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks' award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as a third party licensing agent through strategic partnerships with Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.

Cartoon Network (, currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families.  Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

Nintendo 3DS is a trademark of Nintendo.

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