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[06/20/07 - 09:48 AM]
Mumbojumbo Signs Publishing Deal with Universal Digital Platforms Group for Game Based on Hit Comedy, "The Office"
Developed and published exclusively by MumboJumbo, "The Office" game will be available for online download and across multiple game platforms, including PC, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable), and Nintendo DS(TM), starting this fall.

[via press release from MumboJumbo]

MumboJumbo Signs Publishing Deal With Universal Digital Platforms Group for Game Based on Hit Comedy, "The Office"

New Title to Deliver the Quirky Fun of the Critically-Acclaimed TV Series to Gamers

DALLAS -- Premium casual games publisher MumboJumbo today announced a new relationship with the Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop a mass-market game based on the Emmy Award-winning television series "The Office." Developed and published exclusively by MumboJumbo, The Office game will be available for online download and across multiple game platforms, including PC, PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable), and Nintendo DS�, starting this fall.

"The cast and creators of 'The Office' have done a fantastic job delivering a show with a personality all its own," said Bill Kispert, vice president and general manager, Interactive, Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group. "MumboJumbo is an innovator in the casual games space, and developing a game with them that combines the quirky characters and humor of the show with a proven, addictive game mechanic we think will be welcomed by fans and casual game players alike."

"We are honored that NBC Universal has chosen us to be their partner for this exciting new project," said Mark Cottam, chief executive officer of MumboJumbo. "We look forward to working closely with their team to ensure that the thematic elements of 'The Office' are closely approximated in the development of the video game."

MumboJumbo has vast background in bringing beloved brands to games and will collaborate closely with NBC Universal to create an experience that will further engage fans of "The Office" in the franchise.

About MumboJumbo�

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, MumboJumbo LLC� is a worldwide publisher, developer and mass marketer of premium casual games for PCs and game consoles, including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Corporation. MumboJumbo games are downloadable at its website as well as key game portals operated by RealNetworks�, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Big Fish, or purchased at retail through mass merchants, computer retailers and specialty outlets. MumboJumbo owns and operates three studios located in Dallas and Los Angeles, and publishes and distributes software through its subsidiaries in North America and the United Kingdom, as well as regional distributors worldwide. For more information please visit our website at www.mumbojumbo.com.

About Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group

Universal Pictures Digital Platforms (UPDPG) is responsible for global digital product development, production, licensing, distribution, and growth strategy for the extensive catalogue of Universal's properties across new and emerging digital platforms, including mobile, video game consoles, personal computers, and other portable devices. With a worldwide mandate to help shape the digital future of Universal Pictures, the Group has offices in Universal City, California; London, England; and Tokyo, Japan.

Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group is a unit of Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures. Universal Pictures is a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80% owned by General Electric and 20% owned by Vivendi.

About NBC Universal Television Distribution

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

About the Series

"The Office" is executive-produced by Ben Silverman, Greg Daniels (who developed the series for American television), Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, and Howard Klein. The series is a production of NBC Universal Television in association with Reveille LLC. Since its premiere on NBC in March 2005, "The Office" has established itself as a genuine hit, earning prestigious television honors such as the 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, 2006 Peabody Award, 2006 AFI Honor, Producers Guild Award, Writers Guild Award, SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy and 2006 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series � Musical or Comedy (Steve Carell). The "Office" airs Thursdays on NBC.





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