Korner Entertainment S.L. will release videogames under the brand Ubongo
Korner Entertainment S.L. has acquired the rights of the successful board game Ubongo. The agreement signed between Korner Entertainment and Grzegorz Rejchtman includes the versions in any interactive platform of the acclaimed Ubongo.
This board game is a blockbuster in countries as Germany, where its popularity has taken Ubongo to the highest position in the lists of sales of board games. The game has sold 900.000 units in Germany (including all the different versions) and has won many awards, including Best Family Game award in Sweden (Ubongo is the only game that has won this award two times, in 2003 and in 2009) and Game of the Year award in Norway and Finland.
According to Sergio Rincón, Managing Director of Korner Entertainment, “our intention is to translate the whole fun and the addiction of the board game to the digital versions. We believe that Ubongo is going to be a great video game “.
Grzegorz Rejchtman, the designer of the game, is “very happy and excited to see Ubongo in the video game format. This addictive puzzle game will work perfect on consoles, personal computers and Iphones. I have invented games for almost 15 years and Ubongo is the best game I have ever invented. So the game has a special place in my heart.”
Ubongo is a game that will enjoy the whole family. Its mechanics is very simple; since it consists of being solving puzzles “Tetris-style” with the aim to obtain gems of colours. At the end of the established time, the player who has more gems will be the winner. Under this seemingly simple premise an extremely addictive game hides… You always want to play one more time!
Versions for next-gen consoles, portable devices and also personal computers are already in development. All this versions will see the light during the second quarter of the year 2010.