Black Bean Games and National Geographic Games have signed a multi-year agreement to create console games promoting knowledge about Nature, Wildlife, Mankind, Ancient Worlds and Culture according to themes central to National Geographic.
The partnership between the Italian publisher and one of the world’s most recognised brand for high quality content on world topics will come up with 8 National Geographic branded titles for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii.
Black Bean Games will publish NatGeo Play! divided into 3 unique product lines based on original, award-winning HD photography and video content from National Geographic: NatGeo Play! Natural Wonders, NatGeo Play! Lost Worlds and NatGeo Play! Human Life.
Every title will contain at least 1.5 hours of original HD video content and countless breathtaking high resolution images to enhance and differentiate these new titles in the Black Bean Games Family & Lifestyle series.
“This agreement with National Geographic adds prestige to the Black Bean Games line up. Our aim is to strengthen our Family & Lifestyle segment with ever increasing high quality products as we have done in other areas. This partnership is perfectly aligned with our global strategy to confirm Black Bean Games in the international publishing arena for the outstanding quality and the increasingly importance of our products.”- Virgilio Bixio, President Black Bean Games
“We’re thrilled to be working with Black Bean Games as we continue to expand our global Games enterprises” said Paul Levine, senior vice president for National Geographic Interactive Platforms Group and for corporate strategy and development, National Geographic Global Media (NGGM). “Our partnership will deliver entertaining and challenging games for families around the world.”