SOURCE: Pidgeon Entertainment

April 08, 2015 02:00 ET

Worzel Gummidge Leaps Onto Mobile Devices

The Whimsical World of Worzel Gummidge Has Now Made Its Way Into the World of Mobile Games

PARIS, FRANCE and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 08, 2015) - Pidgeon Entertainment, Inc. and the developer and publisher BulkyPix announce that the video game for smartphones and tablets based on the iconic British literary-based character Worzel Gummidge is now available for free on the App Store and Google Play.

Patrick Pidgeon, of Pidgeon Entertainment, Inc., and BulkyPix jointly produced this game based on the children's book series first published 80 years ago. That irreverent scarecrow of Scatterbrook Farm once again magically comes to life but this time to confront angry… crows!

Worzel Gummidge is a Runner game appealing to a very wide audience. The remarkable longevity of this heritage brand, with countless novelizations, annuals, albums, merchandise, was nominated for five BAFTA awards as a live-action TV series during its 1980s broadcast, and was a successful West End musical. Additionally, a new animation series is in development. So, it's a "no-brainer," Worzel Gummidge the second most famous scarecrow to come to life.

Pidgeon said: "I believe this timeless classic no doubt will perform well on the various digital platforms. Time spent playing games on mobile devices have increased 57% since 2012, so this app is a terrific way to introduce the beloved Worzel to a global youth audience. And I am pleased to partner with the excellent creative team at BulkyPix."

Main features:

  • Based on the popular British franchise
  • Challenge to take on in Unlimited Mode
  • Lots of power-ups available (Ghost, Magnet, Extra life, Shield...)
  • Many objects to unlock (characters, shoes, etc.)

Additional information on Worzel Gummidge's mobile game:

App Store link: https://itunes.apple.com/app/worzel-gummidge/id959542787&ign-mpt=uo=4
Google Play link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bulkypix.worzel
Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E28aJbF70k
Website: www.WorzelGummidge.com

About BulkyPix:

BulkyPix is a leading developer and publisher of video games and apps located near Paris. With a solid catalog of high quality premium and freemium game, BulkyPix is an established player in video game development and publishing for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC/Mac and gaming consoles. BulkyPix also develops, produces and publishes games and apps for major brands, communication agencies, license holders, broadcasters, and public and cultural institutions/association.

About Pidgeon Entertainment:

Pidgeon Entertainment, Inc. is an enterprise engaging in worldwide media production in a wide range of entertainment genres. Based in Los Angeles, California, the company is the rightsholder to several iconic Intellectual Properties and has recently emerged as a content creator in the form of graphic novels. The company's initiative is as a collaboration and co-production outlet focusing on developing, building brand awareness and managing its content throughout multiple formats.

For more information, please send an email to arnaud.jacob@bulkypix.com.

Copyright © 2015 BulkyPix & Pidgeon Entertainment Inc.
All rights reserved.

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