Entertainment Icon to Host New Social Game
LANGHORNE, Pa., Oct. 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Social and casual
game developer and publisher, Entertainment Games, Inc. (OTC Pink:
EGAM), announced a licensing agreement with Dick Clark and Dick Clark
Productions (dcp) which will see Dick Clark become the host of the
tutorial in the company's upcoming social game for Facebook, Google+,
mobile devices and the open web.
Under this agreement, DCP, a leading independent producer of television
programming, will license the Dick Clark images to Entertainment Games.
These images will be incorporated into the game as well as into a
variety of Dick Clark-branded virtual goods that can be purchased
within the game. Dick Clark will license rights to his name and
likeness to be used along with the images.
Today's announcement follows recent licensing deals with Elvis Presley
Enterprises and CMG Worldwide, and signals the company's ambitious plan
to release the industry's first authentic, nostalgia-based social game
in November 2011 developed on the company's proprietary Heyday
"Dick Clark is an entertainment icon. His remarkable career has left an
undeniable fingerprint on fifty-plus years of popular culture," said
Gene Mauro, President of Entertainment Games. "There is no better
figure than Dick Clark to host our game and guide players through
exciting journeys back to their heydays."
Recognized across generations and the world, Dick Clark is an Emmy
Award-winning TV and radio personality best known for hosting long
running television shows such as American Bandstand, five versions of
the award-winning game show Pyramid, and Dick Clark's New Year's
"The idea of using past images of myself to guide players through a
current online social game is a very innovative approach that I found
intriguing," said Dick Clark. "I look forward to serving as your host
on this nostalgic and ground-breaking gaming experience."
About Entertainment Games, Inc. (formerly eGames, Inc.):
Entertainment Games, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania,
with offices in Woburn, Massachusetts and Montrose, California,
develops and publishes casual games for leading social networks, the
PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, iPhone, and the Internet. Additional
information regarding Entertainment Games, Inc. can be found at
The Entertainment Games, Inc. logo is available at
About Dick Clark Media Archives
Dick Clark Media Archives are now accessible through a newly created
online licensing portal, www.dcplicensing.com. Content includes over 50
years of footage from "American Bandstand," "American Music Awards,"
"Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," "Dick Clark's
New Year's Rockin' Eve," and "So You Think You Can Dance."
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