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All New Editions Of Groovin’ Blocks Keep The Beat

Zoo Publishing, Inc. & Empty Clip Studios Partner on New Rhythmic Puzzle Games

 
PRLog - May 21, 2009 - NEW YORK -- New York, NY—This Summer you’ll be nodding your head to the next big thing in casual gaming as Zoo Publishing, Inc. and Empty Clip Studios combine music and rhythm with traditional puzzle gameplay in Groovin’ Blocks.  The successful WiiWare™ game is getting beefed up for an enhanced experience on Wii™ with all new levels, brand new songs, and more hours of puzzling play.  And for the first time, you’ll be able to take Groovin’ Blocks on-the-go with a whole new iPhone™ edition.

Groovin’ Blocks brings a new twist to classic puzzle gameplay.  Players maneuver colorful blocks and drop them in like-colored clusters to clear the board.  But an original soundtrack with all new beats really drives the gameplay in Groovin’ Blocks.  Drop the blocks on the beats and play to the rhythm of the music for higher scores and bonuses—and really let the music take over!  It’s this simple addition—seamlessly integrating head-bobbing beats into each puzzle—that truly makes Groovin’ Blocks an addictive guilty pleasure.   

“Groovin’ Blocks really stands out as an entirely unique puzzle playing experience.  The way Empty Clip made music essential to the classic gameplay grabbed me right away, and we knew this would be a great fit for other gaming platforms,” says Mark Seremet, CEO of Zoo Publishing, Inc.  “Pounding rhythms beat out the tempo of each puzzle—like a pulse to each level—bringing whole new life to casual gaming.”

“We are very excited to partner with Zoo to bring the extended versions of the unique musical game Groovin’ Blocks to different platforms,” says Matt Shores, Managing Partner at Empty Clip Studios.  “North America will get to see more music and levels on Wii™ while the European market will have access to the game for the first time.  And introducing it to the booming iPhone™ market will really give that audience a whole new puzzle experience.”

Check out zoogamesinc.com for more information and screen shots, and get in the game!

About Zoo Publishing, Inc.

Zoo Publishing, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zoo Games, Inc.  Run by industry veterans, the company is focused on licensing, developing, and publishing a wide variety of casual and family-friendly video games for Wii™, Nintendo DS™, Playstation®2 system, PSP (PlayStation®Portable) system, iPhone™, and PC through their wholly owned subsidiary, Zoo Publishing, Inc.  Product highlights include Order Up! and Deal or No Deal for Wii™, and multi-platform releases of titles for M&M’S, Chrysler, and Jeep.  Zoo Games, Inc. is headquartered in New York, NY and Zoo Publishing, Inc. is based in Cincinnati, OH.  Zoo Games, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zoo Entertainment, Inc.  More information on Zoo products can be found at zoogamesinc.com.

About Empty Clip Studios

Empty Clip Studios is a San Diego-based video game developer specializing in multi-platform development for consoles.  Its proprietary RapidFire Engine supports seven consoles, which the company uses to focus on high-quality, cross-platform titles.  The company’s debut game, Groovin’ Blocks for WiiWare™, is ranked by Metacritic in the top 15% of all Wii™ titles.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 about Zoo Entertainment, Inc. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Zoo Entertainment, Inc.'s management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements: general economic conditions; geopolitical events and regulatory changes; requirements or changes adversely affecting the businesses in which Zoo Games is engaged; demand for the products and services that Zoo Games provides, as well as other relevant risks detailed in Zoo Entertainment, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. Zoo Entertainment, Inc. assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release.

For additional information, please contact:

Alison Kain            
Zoo Games, Inc.         
akain@zoogamesinc.com      
(720) 771-4432

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Zoo Games, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Zoo Entertainment, Inc., focuses on licensing, developing, & publishing a wide variety of casual & family-friendly video games for all platforms through their wholly owned subsidiary, Zoo Publishing, Inc.

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