NEW FIREMAN SAM™: FIRE & RESCUE APP LAUNCHES IN THE APP STORE
NEW APP FOLLOWS CHART TOPPING SUCCESS OF FIREMAN SAM: JUNIOR CADET
London, UK - 22nd March 2013 - P2 Games, a leading children's interactive publisher, and HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading preschool entertainment companies, today announced the launch of the new app, Fireman Sam™: Fire & Rescue.
Fireman Sam: Fire & Rescue is the second app from P2 Games in conjunction with HIT Entertainment. The new app follows the release of Fireman Sam: Junior Cadet last year which immediately became a chart topping success. Fireman Sam: Fire & Rescue offers more content than ever before, with five exciting games and bonus features including videos and multiplayer functions. The app is now available to download from the App Store for £2.99 / $4.99 USD and is playable with iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod touch.
Fireman Sam is back with a brand new adventure - Fire & Rescue. Young players can join him and the rest of the Pontypandy Fire Crew as they take on heroic rescues, action-packed emergencies and important training. The app also has a special reward sticker book where fans can collect stickers during game-play and a video player to unlock video clips.
- Mountain Adventure - Some of the villagers are stuck on a mountain ledge near The Mountain Activity Centre. Use the helicopter to lift everyone to safety!
- Neptune's Mission - Part of the jetty has dislodged and some villagers have fallen into the water. Use Neptune to bring the villagers safely back to shore.
- Fire Engine Rescue -Rescue the people of Pontypandy and put out the fires as quickly as you can.
- Connect the Hose - Jupiter's hose needs to be mended. Help Fireman Sam connect the correct pieces to get the water flowing.
- Quad Bike Training - Join Fireman Sam on a training exercise to learn how to use the new Quad Bike. Avoid obstacles and complete the training course as quickly as you can.
A must-have for fans, Fireman Sam: Fire & Rescue features the familiar characters, music and sound effects from the hit TV show, giving young children a fun and entertaining experience with their favourite 'hero next door'. With colourful animation, touch screen control and helpful audio prompts, this new app provides fans with a single or multiplayer option. The app has both 'easy' and 'hard' level settings so children can enjoy with or without parental assistance.
The Fireman Sam: Fire & Rescue app is available for £2.99 / $4.99 USD from the App Store on iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
Visit www.p2games.co.uk for more information.
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About P2 Games
P2 Games are a UK based publisher of interactive games across traditional gaming and mobile Platforms. The company has publishing rights for a number of properties including Peppa Pig, Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom, Humf, Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Postman Pat, Guess With Jess, Tinga Tinga Tales, Tracy Beaker and My 1st JCB. Run with a dedicated team of publishing professionals who have a wealth of Entertainment Industry experience, they are focused on delivering innovative games that are great fun to play and offer real value for money. They will be launching more new and exciting games for kids on iOS and Android in the coming months. For more information, visit www.p2games.co.uk.
About Fireman Sam™
Fireman Sam™, the ultimate Hero Next Door, has been racing to the rescue of his friends and colleagues in all sorts of perilous situations since he first made his UK TV debut in 1987. In the UK the new CGI series 6 & 7 air on ITV1's Mini CITV and Sky channel, Cartoonito - consistently rating as a number 1 show. In the US, Fireman Sam airs on Sprout®. For more information about Fireman Sam, please visit www.firemansamonline.com
About HIT Entertainment
HIT Entertainment is one of the world's leading preschool entertainment companies, specializing in building powerful brands based on engaging stories. HIT Entertainment's world-class portfolio includes Thomas & Friends®, Mike the Knight™, Fireman Sam®, Bob the Builder, Barney®, Angelina Ballerina®, Pingu® and Rainbow Magic®.
HIT Entertainment excels at creating and building globally successful brands which capture the hearts and imaginations of preschoolers and their families. This is achieved through exceptional storytelling in multiple formats, enhanced by creating high quality character-based products and experiences with best-in-class partners. HIT Entertainment's lines of business span television and home entertainment production, content distribution, digital media, publishing, consumer products and live events and attractions. HIT Entertainment is a division of Fisher-Price and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. For more information visit www.hitentertainment.com