New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014
Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are bringing the RIO film franchise to soccer fans everywhere. The RIO 2 Sky Soccer app will be available for download to mobile devices today, and features an interactive story, two soccer-themed interactive games and coloring pages featuring favorite characters from the film, which is currently in theaters and will be available on DVD Blu-ray July 15, 2014.
The app is available on the App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and Barnes & Noble App Store for NOOK as well as for Tabeo and Nabi devices for $2.99. Features include:
- A brand new narrated storybook filled with favorite characters, festive music and bright, colorful imagery
- Fun soccer-themed activities:
- Star Soccer: The blue macaws vs. red macaws face off in a flying soccer game with 20 levels and lots of opportunities for bonus points
- Soccer Smash: Players choose their color (red or blue macaws), then get ready to kick the ball into the goal to win
Cupcake Digital’s RIO 2 Sky Soccer app is a great companion to the previously released RIO Read & Play and RIO 2 (Official App for the Movie) apps, and is part of an exciting marketing and licensing strategy surrounding the summer season, current worldwide soccer enthusiasm, and the upcoming DVD release. RIO 2 (Official App for the Movie) was recently recognized by Children’s Technology Review with an Editor’s Choice Award, given to the highest quality children’s products in the interactive media category.
About RIO and RIO 2
From Fox Animation Studios and Blue Sky Studios – the creators of Ice Age, Epic and Robots – the musical animation adventure comedy RIO tells the story of how rare blue macaws Blu and Jewel meet and fall in love in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival. The entire cast of the animated smash RIO returns in RIO 2, and are joined by a new flock of top actors and musical talents.
Rich with grandeur, character, color and music, RIO 2 finds Jewel (Anne Hathaway), Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and their three kids leaving domesticated life in a magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild, voiced by Oscar® nominee Andy Garcia, Oscar/Grammy®/Emmy®/Tony® winner Rita Moreno, Grammy winner Bruno Mars and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth. RIO 2 also features new Brazilian artists and original music by Janelle Monae and Wondaland.
About Cupcake Digital
Cupcake Digital, Inc. gives kids the opportunity to interact with the characters they love by transforming children’s entertainment properties into award-winning apps. In February of 2014, Cupcake Digital acquired zuuka Inc., developers of the popular iStoryTime Library, effectively positioning Cupcake Digital as a top independent kids app developer with over 250 titles and 8.5 million downloads. Cupcake Digital apps are created by parents for kids and are consistently top-ranked on the Apple App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store. Cupcake continues to delight kids with an ever-growing slate of beloved brands that includes “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®,” “Fraggle Rock,” Strawberry Shortcake, VeggieTales, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Animal Planet, The Smurfs, Puss in Boots, How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda. For more information about Cupcake Digital Inc., please visit http://www.cupcakedigital.com.
About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products
A division 21st Century Fox and recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, the flagship studio leading the industry in supplying award-winning and blockbuster primetime television programming and entertainment content.