February 11, 2013
Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) are thrilled to announce a unique and collaborative partnership to exclusively develop and publish a high-quality
game for iOS and Android. Universal Pictures and
Illumination Entertainment are releasing the 3D-CG comedy adventure,
2, in theaters on
July 3, 2013
Gameloft's development studios are working in unprecedented collaboration with the entire creative team at Illumination Entertainment to capture the distinct humor and heart of the film brand within the game. Players of all ages will be immersed in the world of
e and its cast of engaging characters through innovative and highly addictive gameplay.
is one of the most adored film franchises in the world,
and its upcoming sequel
is one of the most highly-anticipated blockbusters
for this summer,
Gonzague de Vallois
, Gameloft's Senior Vice President of Publishing.
This is a perfect partnership for us that will drive success for both parties by having the talent, dedication, and passion needed to make a high-quality game for multiple platforms, and a proven success rate in translating popular IP
s into mobile games.
Gameloft has a proven ability to bring characters to life through compelling mobile games,
, President, UP&L.
Audiences love the characters in
and they are creating an engaging game for kids, teens and adults around the world to interact in an incredibly fun and exciting way.
game will launch this summer on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
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Despicable Me 2
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster
entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10
-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In summer 2013, get ready for more Minion madness in
Despicable Me 2
Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy adventure featuring the return of (former?) super-villain Gru (
), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions...and a host of new and outrageously funny characters.