DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop Swoops onto the App Store

DreamWorks Animation Puzzle Adventure Now Available for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

May 04, 2012, 16:20 ET from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.

GLENDALE, Calif., May 4, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced the release of DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, in conjunction with leading Smartphone games publisher PikPok®.

Available now on the App Store, TapDragonDrop takes players to the Viking island of Berk, where a great storm has struck the village and sheep are now scattered throughout the land.  The goal of the game is to save the day by using their wit and new Dragon friends to solve puzzles throughout the dangerously funny, sheep-unfriendly world of Berk.  Tap, Drag and Drop your Dragon's powerful abilities to rescue the flock, and use catapults, drawbridges and much more to your advantage as you explore the breath-taking Dragon world.

"We're excited to share TapDragonDrop with casual gamers and fans of the How to Train Your Dragon franchise," said Chris Hewish, Head of Global Interactive for DreamWorks Animation. "In addition to the fun gameplay and beautiful design, players can stay engaged as we expand this exciting world of legendary creatures."

Features in the DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop game include:

  • Play as Toothless and Hiccup
  • Explore more than 40 challenging levels from the boundless Dragon world
  • Rescue sheep by using a wide variety of items, from catapults and drawbridges to haystacks, boulders, and more
  • Collect scattered Viking treasure to unlock secret hero levels
  • Check the store for new dragons and new levels available through In-App Purchase

The DreamWorks Dragons: TapDragonDrop App is available for $1.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, or at www.itunes.com/appstore.   

The launch trailer for the game can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMBMKYie06g 

About PikPok®

PikPok is a Smartphone and tablet developer and publisher of great games.  With a portfolio of original, licensed, and third party developed properties, PikPok delivers games that appeal to all consumers with pick-up-and-play gameplay, high-quality art, and immersive audio design which provide rich game experiences. PikPok has released multiple critically and commercially successful games including Flick Kick® Football, Flick Kick® Field Goal, Monsters Ate My Condo™, Bird Strike™, Slam Dunk King™ and more. Steal a moment, and play a game from PikPok. For more information on PikPok, please visit: www.pikpok.com

About DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE® Magazine for four consecutive years. In 2012, DreamWorks Animation ranks #14 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 23 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

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