Glu Announces Mobile Versions of Family Feud and The Price is Right
"Barker rolls in his gr-- wait, what? He's still alive?"
Glu's just announced that it's signed a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises, aninternational entertainment brand. The deal gives Glu the rights to publish mobile games based on the Family Feud and Price is Right game shows over the next several years in North and Latin America.
"The Price is Right and Family Feud are the gold standard of game show brands, and we are delighted to announce our partnership with FME to bring these brands to mobile," said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu. "With Glu's strong marketing and deep carrier relationships, we look forward to bringing these widely-recognized brands to a broad audience of loyal fans."
"Glu is a natural partner to bring these world-class brands to the mobile phone," said Jason Turner, senior director of Interactive for FremantleMedia Enterprises inNorth America. "Their ability to deliver a regionally tailored, quality game play experience is unmatched."
I'm not a big a gameshow person, so I haven't actually seen The Price is Right since Bob Barker left the show, but if it's anything like his stint on Whose Line, I'm sure he tries to fit himself into as much of the program as possible. I'm sure he's far less obnoxious in videogame form though.