Lionsgate’s gaming division has a hell of day with Vitality Rangers launch
Above: Vitality Rangers: Legacy Wars comes from Saban, nWay, and Lionsgate.
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Lionsgate is a movie and TV studio recognized for films like Twilight and The Hunger Video video games. Nevertheless now it’s moreover getting a fame in video video games. And instantly, the company had a “helluva good day,” based mostly on recreation chief Peter Levin.
At current, the company and its companions launched Vitality Rangers: Legacy Wars, a mobile recreation based mostly totally on the Vitality Rangers franchise that may get a film reboot on Friday. On excessive of that, the company has three out of the 5 featured slots on Google Play, along with Vitality Rangers: Legacy Wars, Family Man’s stunt quest with the Vitality Rangers, and Subsequent Video video games’ The Strolling Lifeless: No Man’s Land.
“This is a huge days for us,” Levin talked about in an interview with GamesBeat. “It’s a validation of a lot of work.”
Above: Subsequent Video video games goes public on the Helsinki Stock Commerce.
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And Subsequent Video video games, which every Levin and Lionsgate private a stake, went public instantly on the Helsinki Stock Commerce. The stock worth rose 20 p.c inside the first day of shopping for and promoting. Along with The Strolling Lifeless: No Man’s Land recreation, Subsequent Video video games shares rose to 7.90 euros. The company raised 32.eight million euros, or $35.three million, and its market value is $154 million.
Lastly, Mario Lopez has been named the host of CBS’ Candy Crush television recreation current, based mostly totally on the favored recreation from King. Candy Crush is being produced by Pulse Inventive in affiliation with Lionsgate, King, and CBS. The first episode airs on July 9.
“As a player, I am excited to step into the real life Candy Crush Arena” talked about Lopez, in a press launch.
Above: Mario Lopez will host the Candy Crush TV current.
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Throughout the mobile recreation Candy Crush Saga, avid gamers match vibrant candies in combos of three or further to win elements, defeat obstacles and progress by better than 2,000 ranges. Candy Crush Saga and its sister title, Candy Crush Soda Saga, are two of the best 10 grossing mobile video video games inside the U.S. On frequent, 18 billion recreation rounds of Candy Crush Saga are carried out every month world large.
March has been month usually for Lionsgate, which has moreover launched a Reservoir Dogs game with Massive Star Video video games.