SANTA ANA, Calif., April 26, 2011 – Discovery Communications, the world's number-one nonfiction media company, and Crave Games, the full-service publishing division of Fillpoint LLC, one of the videogame industry's leading providers of online distribution, fulfillment and e-commerce services for national retailers, announced today that Man vs. Wild™ The Game shipped to outlets nationwide today.
Man vs. Wild™ The Game is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Nintendo Wii™ and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The game will retail for $29.99 and supports both the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and PlayStation®Network.
Developed by F84 Games and Scientifically Proven, Man vs. Wild™ The Game captures the heart-pounding excitement and realistic nature of Discovery Channel's top-rated television series through the eyes of seasoned survival expert and show star Bear Grylls. The game features five environments spanning the globe where players are dropped into extreme conditions and forced to demonstrate indigenous survival techniques. Similar to the challenges Bear faces on TV, fans will have an opportunity to escape quicksand in the desert, explore dangerous jungles, traverse ravines in the mountains and navigate some of the world's most treacherous waters.
"Man vs. Wild™ The Game delivers an authentic, interactive Man vs. Wild™ experience for fans of the show who have always wondered what it would be like to walk in the shoes of Bear Grylls," said Betsi Gijanto, Executive Vice President, Crave Games. "The game stays true to the spirit and theme of Bear's adventures and gives the player the chance to tackle the challenges of his notable escapades in the comfort of their own home."
For more information on Man vs. Wild™ The Game please visit www.cravegames.com/Man_Vs_Wild.
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 www.cravegames.com.
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 www.fillpointSVG.com.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications is the world's number-one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 180 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks. Discovery Communications is owned by Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), Advance/Newhouse Communications and John S. Hendricks, Discovery's founder and chairman. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
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