“Our country is being overrun by kooky people from Kim Kardashian to Charlie Sheen,” says Alan McGlade, Executive Producer of Mad Humans. “America’s political leaders are the worst offenders of all and they are driving us crazy. We have to fight back."
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2011
Americans that are appalled by the state of public discourse among Republican and Democratic leaders have a new home to share their frustrations with today’s launch of MadHumans.com (http://www.madhumans.com/). The web site currently highlights a dozen national political characters with more to be added as the election season heats up in 2012. A page dedicated to each character includes a steady stream of satirical social media commentary and news feeds and allows users to post their own comments.
The launch of MadHumans.com is a precursor to the introduction of the mobile game, Mad Humans Election 2012, which will be available for download in January, 2012. The game will let players take out their frustration on mad political characters from Donald Trump to Nancy Pelosi in an entertaining and good-natured way. A launcher will be used to throw fruit and vegetables at attacking waves of minions loyal to each political character. When they are defeated, players will face the leaders themselves in a final battle.
“Our country is being overrun by kooky people from Kim Kardashian to Charlie Sheen,” says Alan McGlade, Executive Producer of Mad Humans and Managing Director of Digital Entertainment Ventures. “America’s political leaders are the worst offenders of all and they are driving us crazy. We have to fight back.”
Mad Humans is being developed by the early stage investment firm, Digital Entertainment Ventures, in collaboration with game developer, Galaxy Pest Control, and with production and marketing support from Forty Nine Group (http://www.fortyninegroup.com/). Telvetto is providing the data feed for the character pages through its real-time aggregation and curation platform (http://telvetto.com/). BrandedNewYork.com handled the site design.
About Mad Humans
Mad Humans is a suite of mobile games that tap the American Zeitgeist. It pits players against comically hostile celebrity humans and their minions from the worlds of politics, entertainment, and sports in easy to use, non-lethal battle games. New characters will be added over time as the American celebrity machine cranks out Mad Humans in the news. In anticipation of the 2012 election season, Mad Humans ELECTION 2012 is being introduced first.
About Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV)
DEV identities, finances and actively manages companies building the next generation of digital service and applications that are transforming media and entertainment. The DEV portfolio spans music, video, games and publishing utilizing the latest technology platforms from internet-enabled TV's to mobile computing on handsets, laptops and tablets. DEV offers an unprecedented opportunity to invest in a diverse combination of strategically selected early stage, high growth companies that are altering the media landscape.
About Galaxy Pest Control
Galaxy Pest Control is a new development studio formed by the management team of Lucky Chicken Games and Abandon Interactive Entertainment. Abandon partnered with NBC Sports for three titles and developed two original PC MMO titles. Freaky Creatures was released in March 2009 to critical acclaim, and Freaky Pets launched in September 2010 through the Hallmark Gold Crown Stores. The studio's focus is on creating fun, socially aware games for mobile, PC and console platforms (http://www.gpcgames.com/).