NEW ZEALAND, Wellington, September 30, 2014 – That snail is fast – and that snail’s app is even faster, cooler and more fun than ever as DreamWorks Animation and leading games publisher PikPok®’s Turbo FAST has topped 50 million downloads! In celebration of this milestone, a major update has been released on app which is available now for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android, from the App Store and Google Play.
The app is inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo franchise and the latest update features new characters from the film as well as the popular Netflix original animated series Turbo FAST. Additionally, players can enjoy new track content and an all-new Challenge Mode where they can take on each other in a head to head format.
The Turbo FAST App features the thrill of racing in the palm of your hands: players can rocket to the finish line like shell on wheels as they drift around corners, perform crazy stunts, collect tomatoes and grind rails to earn performance upgrades and improve their race times.
“The Turbo FAST app has been a huge success, and is the perfect complement to our furiously funny and tremendously popular Netflix series,” said DreamWorks Animation Sr. Director of Marketing for Global Interactive Maria Pacheco. “We are delighted to be continuing to support the tens of millions of fans we have, and look forward to even more success.”
The Turbo FAST App features:
· 13 unique race tracks to test your skills
· Challenge Mode: go head to head against your friends to win delicious tomatoes!
· Special Race Events: Time Trials, Limited Fuel, Slalom and Rival Races
· Thousands of performance & design combinations: Shell upgrades, new paint jobs and neon glows
· Pre-race mods enable you to improve your performance with things like extra speed, fuel and time
· Ability to record your greatest race moments, watch on instant replay and share with your friends
· Optional Facebook and Twitter posting to show off your tricked-out shell and best scores
· Leaderboards show how you rank amongst your friends and all the top players
“Working on this property has been a delight for the studio, and hitting the 50 million download mark has been an amazing achievement” said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of PikPok. “Existing players and new fans alike will love the new features and content we are bringing to the game.”
The Turbo FAST App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch or at http://www.appstore.com/turbofast, and from Google Play athttp://play.google.com.
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About DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, 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 five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranked #12 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 29 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots, and The Croods.
PikPok is a leading publisher of great games across mobile, tablet and desktop. 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 the popular Flick Kick® series, BAFTA nominated Super Monsters Ate My Condo™, Into the Dead™ and more. Steal a moment, and play a game from PikPok. For more information on PikPok, please visit www.pikpok.com and www.facebook.com/pikpokgames
Matt Lifson, DreamWorks Animation, (818) 695-6576, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Fleur Gunn, PikPok, +64 4 471-2638, email@example.com