SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA), a leading social game developer, today announced the launch of Princess Bride Slots, the company’s latest Social Slots offering. The free-to-play game is available today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Play, the Amazon App Store for Kindle devices and Facebook.
“We are excited to bring our players and Princess Bride fans around the world a fun, free way to engage with one of their all-time favorite movies,” said Joe Kaminkow, Zynga’s Chief Game Designer and Senior Vice President of Slots. “From classic quotes to original cinema footage featuring Buttercup, Westley and other beloved characters, Princess Bride Slots captures the wit and whimsy of the timeless film, giving fans a unique way to experience the movie magic all over again while playing their favorite casino game.”
Developed by the talented team behind Zynga’s Wizard of Oz Slots, Princess Bride Slots marries elements of the iconic film with cutting-edge mobile gameplay, stunning graphics and unique reel arrays for an engaging and immersive experience. In Princess Bride Slots, players join Buttercup, Westley, Inigo Montoya, Miracle Max and Fezzik as they journey through the storybook tale of true love and adventure. Each level of the progression-based game represents a chapter from the original fantasy novel and includes the real sounds, character voices and footage from the film. Players can travel alongside friends to the Fire Swamp and Prince Humperdinck’s Castle by connecting on Facebook to play seamlessly between their phone and tablet. In addition, Princess Bride Slots features Progressive Jackpots, mini-games and dozens of bonuses, allowing players to bet big and win even bigger.
“The Princess Bride became an instant classic treasured by millions of ardent fans after it was released nearly three decades ago. Since then, the brand has continued to captivate audiences,” said Julie Dyer, Partner at Act III Licensing, the Official Licensor for The Princess Bride. “We are proud to work with Zynga to bring this enduring brand to players through a fun social slots game that embodies the humor and heart of The Princess Bride.”
In 2016, the beloved cult classic film will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Directed by Rob Reiner and Executive Produced by Norman Lear, The Princess Bride, based on the book by William Goldman, tells the tale of ‘tru wuv', combining romance, action, adventure and comedy. This timeless love story is a true family favorite that continues to captivate audiences of all ages.
Zynga’s Social Slots games, including Hit It Rich! Slots, are the only place where brands like The Princess Bride and The Wizard of Oz are available in themed free-to-play social slots games outside of real-world casino floors.
Princess Bride Slots is available today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Play, the Amazon App Store for Kindle devices and Facebook. For more information on Princess Bride Slots, visit the game's community channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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About Zynga Inc.
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Forward Looking Statements
This release contains forward looking statements relating to, among other things, the worldwide launch of Princess Bride Slots on iPhone, iPad, Google Play, Kindle devices and Facebook, the success of the game, features for the game, including gameplay and licensed content, how and when our players play the game, the availability of certain licensed content in Zynga’s free-to-play social slots games, and the ability of our players to connect to certain games through different devices. The success of the matters covered by such forward looking statements involves risks. Actual results could differ materially from those predicted or implied. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, among other things, player interest in the game and features, player interest in the social slots category, our relationship and agreements with platform providers, our ability to launch future features for the game in a timely manner, our ability to monetize the game and features effectively, the effectiveness of our marketing program, our ability to implement new game technology and player reaction to this technology, our ability to anticipate and address technical challenges that may arise and competition. More information about the risks Zynga faces is included in our quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC, copies of which may be obtained at http://investor.zynga.com or the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements in this release. We assume no obligation to update such statements.
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