HISTORY'S(R) PLANET H LAUNCHES THIRD GAME - AGE OF EXPLORERS(TM) FREE ON iOS(R), ANDROID(TM) AND KINDLE FIRE PLATFORMS
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 18, 2015 - HISTORY's(R) Planet H, the new brand extension created for kids ages 7-11 to explore historical topics and eras through play, is launching its third game today - Age of Explorers(TM), available for free on iOS(R), Android(TM) and Kindle Fire platforms. This game joins A+E Networks'(R) Frontier Heroes and Empire Run. Check out the promo and game trailer here: http://youtu.be/BDU5jEC5qQk and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA9tOfUeQCc.
Age of Explorers takes you back to the time when daring sailors took to the seas to discover new lands and map the globe, facing unbelievable challenges and perils. Experience this exciting era in world history and learn about these brave explorers and the incredible journeys that shaped today's world.
Start with Christopher Columbus on his voyage to the Americas, then unlock your way through other famous explorers like Vasco Da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan, Sir Francis Drake and Henry Hudson. Help manage their crew, learn about the challenges they faced and all that they accomplished against impossible odds.
Developed with HISTORY, Planet H provides boys and girls an animated world of fun and entertainment, and high-quality content that parents can trust. All three games - Age of Explorers, Frontier Heroes and Empire Run are available for free on iOS(R), Android(TM) and Kindle Fire platforms. Additional releases will be launching later this year.
Planet H builds upon HISTORY's extensive reach in the education space which includes partnerships with prestigious history education organizations such as National History Day and museums including the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. HISTORY's award-wining educational initiatives reach a network of over 350,000 educators, and the network's short-form videos are featured at over 70 historic sites including Gettysburg, Pearl Harbor and the Tower of London. HISTORY also has a partnership with global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, creating co-branded social studies curriculum that connects students to history through virtual experiences that are energizing, inspiring, and memorable. Planet H extends the network's long-standing commitment to quality, interactive educational content across platforms.
HISTORY developed Empire Run and Frontier Heroes in partnership with RED Games, a division of RED Interactive Agency. A+E Networks and RED Games teamed up previously to produce the hugely successful Battle of the Beards game for A&E's Duck Dynasty.
Ahout A+E Networks
A+E Networks(R) LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E(R) Network, Lifetime(R), HISTORY(R), Lifetime Movie Network(R), BIO(TM), H2(TM), HISTORY en Espanol(TM), Crime & Investigation Network(TM), Military HISTORY(TM), Lifetime Real Women(R), A&E IndieFilms(R), A+E Networks International(R), A+E Networks Digital(R) and A+E Networks Consumer Products(TM). A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 300 million households in over 150 countries. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
About RED INTERACTIVE AGENCY
RED Games, a division of RED Interactive Agency, is focused on developing and publishing high-quality, incredibly visual, handcrafted games and mobile experiences for iOS, Android and Web. The team is comprised of some of the most talented creative directors, game designers, visual designers, and developers in the industry. RED Games develops multi-platform games and experiences for market leaders such as Lucasfilm, A&E, and Universal Pictures, and has introduced a number of award-winning original IPs to the market. The company's portfolio includes legostarwars.com, Pet Peaves Monsters, Tiger Trail, Whirling Dervish, and Kicks & Stomps. For more information about RED Games, please visit www.ff0000.com.