The zombie apocalypse has arrived and it’s time to prepare for an epic battle! Outright Games, the world’s leading publisher of interactive family entertainment, in collaboration with Atomic Cartoons (the Kids and Family division of Thunderbird Entertainment) and development studio Stage Clear Studios launched today The last children on earth and the staff of Doom. The production partnership is managed by Atomic Cartoons’ global agent for merchandise, licensing and video games, Cyber Group Studios.
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In The Last Children on Earth and the Staff of Doom, fans can immerse themselves in a whole new story, explore the huge city of Wakefield and face off against hordes of zombies. Play as the legendary heroes of the series Jack, Quint, June and Dirk as they search for the missing pieces of the ultra-powerful “Staff of Doom” and attempt to defeat Malondre, Queen of the Slimy Monsters, as she seeks to summon Rezzoch, the Ancient Destroyer of Worlds. Players will be able to switch to the 1-4 player offline co-op mode, which will soon be followed by a patch that will add online multiplayer functionality later this year.
Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games: “It has been an incredibly exciting adventure for us to be a part of The last children on Earth universe. We had a lot of fun working with author Max Brallier and Atomic Cartoons to transport the amazing characters from the books and TV on an action-packed zombie adventure that’s fun for the whole family. We hope the players enjoy it as much as we do.
The brand new game is based on The last children on Earth award-winning animated series from Atomic Cartoons and the Penguin Random House books, which has sold over seven million printed copies worldwide, in addition to being named in numerous hit book lists such as The New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. The first color graphic novel, “Thrilling Tales from the Treehouse” published last April, and the seventh installment in series 6, THE LAST CHILDREN ON EARTH AND THE DOOMSDAY RACE publishes on September 14, 2021.
Max Brallier, author of the bestselling book series, creator of the Netflix series: “As a long-time gamer, The last children on Earth to life on consoles and PC is an absolute dream come true. Atomic Cartoons, Cyber Group Studios, Outright Games, and Stage Clear Studios have been amazing partners and I think we’ve managed to create something really special. I am incredibly excited that fans are interacting with the world of Last children in a whole new way – as their favorite characters! “
In addition to the best-selling books, Atomic Cartoons has teamed up with Brallier on an animated film Last children Netflix series, premiered in 2019 with a 66-minute special that won an Emmy Award for “Best Special Class Animated Program.” It was followed by two more seasons in 2020 and a special interactive episode titled “Happy Apocalypse to You”, which began airing on April 6, 2021. To produce the interactive episode, Atomic Cartoons used interactive technology Netflix which forces viewers to make choices. using their remote control to advance the story.
The animated series features the vocal talents of Mark Hamill, Rosario Dawson, Catherine O’Hara, Keith David, Bruce Campbell, Garland Whitt, Montse Hernandez and Charles Demers, in addition to Nick Wolfhard voicing lead character Jack Sullivan. Wolfhard, Hernandez, Whitt, and Demers will also be voicing their characters in the upcoming video game.
intellectual property rights for The last children on Earth were acquired in 2017 by Thunderbird Entertainment Group, the parent company of Atomic Cartoons. In addition to the Netflix series and video game, Atomic and Cyber Group Studios have also launched a series-based toys and merchandise line with Jakks Pacific and a T-shirt line with Hot Topic.
Matthew Berkowitz, Creative Director, Atomic Cartoons and Thunderbird Entertainment:
“The launch of The last children on Earth and the staff of Doom marks the start of another exciting adventure for the Last children universe. Fans will have the chance to dive into the world with their feet first, and immerse themselves in an entirely original storyline designed from top to bottom for the video game experience. This action-packed adventure is a unique piece of the canon, but it still seamlessly connects to the rest of the universe we all know and love. More than that, it’s a fun ride for all ages that brings kids and families together as they play as Jack, June, Quint and Dirk and battle a brand new villain in Malondre, Queen of the Slimy Monsters!
We are delighted with our partnership with Outright Games and Stage Clear Studios and the authenticity of Max’s Last children the universe is portrayed – from the town of Wakefield to the main characters, monsters, zombies and more. We hope fans of the show and the books enjoy it as much as we all enjoyed creating it, and we can’t wait for them to experience it for themselves!
Dominique Bourse COO and Thierry Braille, Vice-President, Interactive Games and Videos Division of Cyber Group Studios declared: The last children on Earth. The combination of this wonderful IP and the great game developed by Outright Games provides an amazing video game that will help in the expansion The last children on Earth universe.”
The last children on Earth and the staff of Doom is available now on Nintendo Switch ™, PlayStation®, Xbox and Steam for $ 39.99 / € 39.99 / £ 34.99. The last children on Earth and the staff of Doom is now available on consoles and PC!