Magpie Video games Inks Cope with ViacomCBS Shopper Merchandise for Roleplaying Recreation Based mostly On Avatar: The Final Airbender and The Legend of Korra
Albuquerque, NM–February 03, 2021–Magpie Video games has secured a multi-year licensing settlement with ViacomCBS Shopper Merchandise to provide a tabletop roleplaying sport set on this planet of Nickelodeon’s animated sequence Avatar: The Final Airbender and The Legend of Korra.
“The tales of Avatar are so shifting for us as a result of they’re joyous and heartbreaking,” says Mark Diaz Truman, CEO of Magpie Video games. “We’re extremely excited to deliver the tales of courageous benders and dependable friendships to tabletop roleplaying video games; we all know so many followers of each sequence have been ready years for this second! We’re additionally thrilled to have the chance to work with Asian designers like James Mendez Hodes to deliver the world of Avatar Aang and Avatar Korra to life in a means that’s true to the genuine, various spirit of each exhibits.”
“We imagine Magpie Video games is the best accomplice to develop a roleplaying sport based mostly on Avatar: the Final Airbender and The Legend of Korra” says Pam Kaufman, President, International Shopper Merchandise, ViacomCBS. “Their dedication to supporting various content material from various creators together with their distinctive sport product made them the suitable option to deliver the world of Avatar to tabletop roleplaying video games.”
This roleplaying sport is a singular alternative for followers of the present to return to a beloved setting—this time because the heroes of the story! Rising to satisfy their future, gamers will make characters utilizing playbooks—templates that assist gamers construct and play compelling protagonists on this planet of Avatar: The Final Airbender and Legend of Korra. Collectively they may shield native retailers from the Triple Menace Triad in Republic Metropolis, journey by way of a spirit portal to rescue a toddler taken into the Spirit World, negotiate peace between feuding communities inside the Earth Kingdom, or pursue mysteries (and villains) that come up all through their adventures!
The roleplaying sport’s Core E-book is slated for a February 2022 launch with two dietary supplements to comply with in August 2022 and February 2023 titled Republic Metropolis and The Spirit World respectively.
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Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Final Airbender
Launched in February 2005, Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Final Airbender ran for 3 seasons (61 episodes) and emerged as one of the vital beloved animated properties in historical past, drawing 5.6 million viewers throughout its sequence finale. Created and government produced by Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the sequence is translated in 32 languages. The property has translated right into a profitable ongoing graphic novel sequence, which incorporates 25 volumes and counting. A mix of the titles has spent 70 cumulative weeks on the New York Instances Graphic Books Bestseller record since 2012. The DVD and Blu-rays are a profitable client merchandise enterprise, with the “Avatar: The Final Airbender: The Full Collection” producing almost $5MM since its 2018 launch. The epic story of Avatar: The Final Airbender follows the journey of Aang, a 12-year-old boy torn between fulfilling his destiny because the long-awaited Avatar, who can grasp all 4 components and produce steadiness to the world, and simply desirous to be an everyday child.
Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra
Launched in April 2012, Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra ran for 4 seasons (52 episodes). Its first season premiered as fundamental cable’s primary child’s present and drew 3.8 million viewers per episode, the best for an animated sequence that 12 months. Created and government produced by Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the sequence is translated in additional than 25 languages for Nickelodeon branded channels internationally. The property has translated right into a profitable ongoing graphic novel sequence written by TV sequence co-creator DiMartino. The primary graphic novel storyline, Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, has captured numerous Prime 10 gross sales spots throughout kids’s fiction, YA science fiction, and graphic novel classes since its debut in 2017. The epic story of The Legend of Korra, set on this planet of Avatar: The Final Airbender 70 years later, follows the journey of Avatar Korra, a 17-year-old woman striving to reside as much as the legacy of her predecessor Avatar Aang, whereas utilizing her mastery of all 4 components to confront political and non secular unrest in a modernizing world.
About ViacomCBS Shopper Merchandise
ViacomCBS Shopper Merchandise (VCP) oversees all licensing and merchandising for ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC), a number one world media and leisure firm that creates premium content material and experiences for audiences worldwide. Pushed by iconic client manufacturers, VCP’s portfolio features a various slate of manufacturers and content material from BET, CBS (together with CBS Tv Studios and CBS Tv Distribution), Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Footage and Showtime. With properties spanning animation, live-action, preschool, youth and grownup, VCP is dedicated to creating the best high quality product for a number of the world’s most beloved, iconic franchises. Moreover, VCP oversees the web direct-to-consumer enterprise for CBS and Showtime programming merchandise, in addition to standalone branded ecommerce web sites for Star Trek, SpongeBob, South Park, and MTV.
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