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The Hunger Games Adventures Is Now On iPad For Free!

If you can’t get enough of The Hunger Games Adventures and want to play it while on the go, you got your wish.

Funtactix and Lionsgate announced The Hunger Games Adventures besides being available on Facebook is now also available on iPad. Best of all, it’s free to download and play.

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and visit iTunes to download it now!

Check out the press release below:

FUNTACTIX AND LIONSGATE ANNOUNCE THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES FOR iPad IS NOW AVAILABLE

Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of social games based on the world’s premiere entertainment brands, in partnership with LionsgateÒ, today announced that The Hunger Games Adventures – the official social game for the Hunger Games franchise – is now available for iPad. With this release, tablet gamers can now explore what Facebook gamers have continued to enjoy in-game, including new, authentic Hunger Games stories and content such as the Map of Panem!

Since its debut in March on Facebook alongside the release of the blockbuster film in theaters, The Hunger Games Adventures has quickly become one of the top adventure games on the platform, receiving stellar reviews from critics and fans alike across its player base of millions. As tablet and mobile gaming continues its rapid growth, Funtactix and Lionsgate have provided a new way for fans of all ages to experience the game on the iPad.

“Bringing The Hunger Games Adventures to the iPad allows a new group of fans to experience what millions have played on Facebook,” said Sam Glassenberg, CEO of Funtactix. ”Using the iPad’s touch screen creates a more intimate and accessible experience for fans as they journey through the deep, authentic world on a quest to become the next hero of Panem.”

In The Hunger Games Adventures, players embark on a daring adventure beyond the fence of District 12, getting a chance to explore the other districts in Panem for the very first time. By completing new chapters, fans uncover character back-stories and receive new and exclusive content from The Hunger Games franchise, not available anywhere else. Along the journey, they are accompanied by their favorite characters – including Katniss, Peeta and Gale – for help and guidance as they complete quests and explore the vast universe of Panem.

Funtactix and Lionsgate continue to work together to provide the game’s audience with a steady flow of fresh, dynamic content that continues the story of The Hunger Games universe in between film releases. Recently, players were presented in game with the first-ever map of Panem depicting the actual locations of Districts 2, 11 and 12 as well as the Capitol in the post-apocalyptic world created by Collins. Revealing such a central piece of a major global franchise’s canon inside a social game had never been done before. The release of the map of Panem  raises social gaming to a whole new level: realizing the potential of social games as a mature gaming and storytelling platform. The remaining districts will be revealed to both iPad and Facebook players as they are introduced to the game.

The Hunger Games Adventures is now available for free from the App Store on iPad or at: http://itunes.apple.com/app/hunger-games-adventures-official/id559845361?mt=8

The Hunger Games, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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Panem Map Reveal By Funtactix And Lionsgate In The Hunger Games Adventures

One of the most asked questions in The Hunger Games fandom got to be what does the Panem map looks like? While we do know Panem is located in the ruins of North American, specific locations of the Districts and Capitol were not given in the books which left fans making up their own Panem maps.

Now for the first time, fans will get to see the official Panem map which is revealed by Funtactix and Lionsgate in the official Facebook social game, The Hunger Games Adventures.

Check out the promotional screenshot below where you can see the locations of District 12 and the Capitol. Meanwhile in The Hunger Games Adventures, locations for District 2 and 11 are also waiting to be unlocked.

Actual populated District locations are labelled with a star as seen in the promotional shot below.

For more information, take a look at the press release from Funtactix and Lionsgate:

 

FUNTACTIX AND LIONSGATE REVEAL NEW MAP OF PANEM INSIDE THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES

 

Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of social games based on the world’s premier box office films, in partnership with Lionsgate, yesterday revealed an exciting new addition to The Hunger Games Adventures, one of the hottest social games on the Facebook platform. This landmark release offers an exclusive look at a new map of Panem. The map is one of the most anticipated updates to the game and arrives as part of a series of new content reveals leading up to the DVD release of the film on August 18.

 

For the first time, Hunger Games fans can use the new map of Panem as they explore the world of the film and novel, complete quests for their favorite heroes and unlock all-new stories inside the world they love. Thus far, the epic adventures of the game have led fans to the Capitol, District 12, District 11 and, most recently, District 2. In the coming months, new districts will be revealed exclusively through the new map, along with an exciting storyline that will take players on a journey from obscure citizen of District 12 to a hero capable of unlocking Panem’s deepest secrets.

 

Since launch, Funtactix and Lionsgate have continued to work together to provide the game’s audience with a steady flow of fresh, dynamic content, using Facebook to continue the story of The Hunger Games universe in between film releases. With over a million players and growing, fans continue to devour assets and game play almost as soon as the weekly chapter updates go live.

 

For more information on the game, please visit The Hunger Games Adventures Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/TheHungerGamesAdventures

To download and view a screenshot of the map along with new screenshots of the game, please go to:

http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1269

 

About The Hunger Games Adventures

The Hunger Games Adventures is an epic adventure game for Facebook based on the novel and film The Hunger Games.

 

When the games end, the adventure begins!

 

Panem needs you!  Embark on a daring adventure beyond the fence of District 12 accompanied by your most trusted Facebook friends and your favorite characters from The Hunger Games. Explore Suzanne Collins’ epic universe alongside Katniss, Peeta, Gale and the other characters of the novels and film. Hunt and trap in the wilderness outside the fence, then bring it back to trade in The Hob. Visit Peeta’s Bakery, The Seam, the Justice Building and then escape from it all to a secret forest hideout that is exclusively yours. Escape from District 12 and explore Panem, meeting Cinna, Effie, Seneca, Thresh, Rue and a host of other characters. Join the rest of the fans and your Facebook friends as new adventures, districts and the official map of Panem are unveiled inside the game.

 

Twitter: @THGAdventures

Game Website: www.TheHungerGamesAdventures.com

Film Website: www.TheHungerGamesMovie.com

Play the Game: www.PlayTHGA.com

Visit The Hunger Games Adventures now and help to unlock the other District locations on Panem map!

‘The Hunger Games’, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and is now available in all cinemas islandwide. ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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More Hints Regarding “The Hunger Games” Movie Premiere In Singapore From Cathay Cineplexes

Remember we had posted on 21 February 2012 regarding Cathay Cineplexes promising to reveal how you can attend “The Hunger Games” local première on 22 February 2012?

Yesterday, Cathay Cineplexes started off by asking what District Hunger Games fans are from on their Cathay Cineplexes official Facebook page.

Unfortunately, due to unknown reasons, Cathay Cineplexes did not release the information for “The Hunger Games” local premiere yesterday as promised. Nevertheless, Cathay Cineplexes official Facebook page has hinted on what you would need to do to attend “The Hunger Games” premiere today.

Perhaps they will be holding a 74th Hunger Games? It certainly sounds promising so far.

Cathay Cineplexes have also disclosed on their Facebook page they will be revealing details for “The Hunger Games” movie local premiere today! We can’t wait!

Have you gotten your District Identification Pass (DIP) yet? Head over to TheCapitol.PN to find out what district you are in and get your DIP now! If you have lost your DIP, no worries. just TheCapitol.PN and login in with your Facebook or Twitter account which you had used to create your DIP. You can then download your DIP.

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012. Advance booking for “The Hunger Games” movie tickets via Cathay Cineplexes will start on 2 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Cathay Cineplexes: Want To Attend “The Hunger Games” Première?

Do you want to attend “The Hunger Games” première? Cathay Cineplexes have just posted they will reveal the details of it tomorrow in their official Facebook page!

Meanwhile, find out what’s your district over at TheCapitol.PN!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

“The Hunger Games Adventures” Is Looking For Beta Testers!

Remember our post on Lionsgate and Funtactix will work together to bring us “The Hunger Games Adventures” Facebook game? Well, “The Hunger Games Adventures” is now opening their registration for beta testers.

Head over to “The Hunger Games Adventures” official website to register now for a chance to become one of the first to play the game and give them your feedback!

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Source: “The Hunger Games Adventures” official website via HG Girl On Fire.

Lionsgate And Funtactix Presents ‘The Hunger Games Adventures’ Social Game

Lionsgate and Funtactix will collaborate to present ‘The Hunger Games Adventures’ web based social game which will be launched on the same date and time for ‘The Hunger Games’ movie in US, which is currently scheduled for a March 23rd release this year. ‘The Hunger Games Adventures’ will also be the first place where fans will be able to see an official map of Panem and also how the Districts are laid out.

Funtactix is a company that was founded in 2006 and it focused on developing web based gaming. Funtactix’s previous works includes ‘Mission: Impossible The Game’ and ‘Rango’.

Take a look at the press release below.

Lionsgate and Funtactix Announce THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES

Social Game Brings Players Into Panem Through A Vividly Detailed And Compelling Experience That Will Thrill Fans Of The Series

NEW YORK, Feb 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Funtactix, a worldwide developer and publisher of social games based on the world’s premiere entertainment brands, in partnership with Lionsgate LGF +0.69% , a leading global entertainment company, today announced that THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES will launch day and date with the highly anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling novel on March 23rd, 2012. The perfect companion for fans of the franchise, THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES enhances the movie experience through an unprecedented journey into the fantastical world that has enthralled millions since the books first hit shelves.

THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES is an adventure-based social game where fans can explore the world of Panem – the setting for The Hunger Games trilogy. Players will explore Panem and complete missions that will take them to each of the Districts and the Capitol where they will interact with the familiar characters from the book. With each mission they complete, they will advance their own storyline within the world. As the official game of the series, THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES will be the first place fans can see the official map of Panem, and how the districts are laid out. Details for the Map of Panem will be rolled out in the game with a steady stream of chapter expansions as the game, and the world, reveals itself over time.

“As a company that wants to align itself with the most beloved entertainment properties and passionate fans in the world, joining forces with Lionsgate on The Hunger Games was a very easy decision,” said Sam Glassenberg, CEO of Funtactix. “Suzanne Collins’ amazing novel delivers an unbelievably detailed world that completely immerses the reader. Fans want to enter this world, interact with the characters and truly become a part of it. That is the magic that THE HUNGER GAMES ADVENTURES will provide to the millions of people who love the book series and watch the movie.”

“What makes fans of The Hunger Games so amazing is the level of personal investment they have in the characters and the story,” said Lionsgate’s Joe Drake. “We chose Funtactix to create this game because they bring the level of authenticity and quality to their movie-based social games that is crucial to fans of The Hunger Games.”

For more information about Funtactix and The Hunger Games Adventures, please visit http://www.TheHungerGamesAdventures.com

About THE HUNGER GAMES

The first in a series that Lionsgate is making based on the book trilogy that has become a worldwide phenomenon, The Hunger Games pairs Oscar(R) nominee Jennifer Lawrence (WINTER’S BONE, X-MEN FIRST CLASS) with Josh Hutcherson (THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT) and Liam Hemsworth (THE LAST SONG) in the key young adult roles. Rounding out the cast is a who’s who of acclaimed adult actors: Oscar(R) nominee Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Oscar(R) nominee Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley and Toby Jones.

The story takes place in the ruins of what was once North America, where every year the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. A twisted punishment for a past uprising and an ongoing government intimidation tactic, The Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains.

Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

THE HUNGER GAMES is directed by Gary Ross, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel, the first in a trilogy published by Scholastic that has over 23.5 million copies in print in the United States alone, has developed a massive global following.

Lionsgate will release THE HUNGER GAMES on March 23, 2012. For more information about the film please visit: http://www.thehungergamesmovie.com


Inside Social Games
had an interview with Funtactix CEO Sam Glassenberg on his thoughts on developing ‘The Hunger Games Adventures’ which seemed to be developed on Facebook platform.

The Hunger Games Adventures is set in Panem — the post-apocalyptic world in which the Hunger Games fiction is set. Players will be able to explore District 12 and other areas from the movie while interacting with characters from the film early in the game, a lesson Funtactix learned its work on Mission: Impossible. According to Funtactix CEO Sam Glassenberg, the company finds introducing iconic characters early helps to immerse players and significantly improves conversion rates.

While working from an extremely popular series like The Hunger Games may seem like an easy way to create a popular game, Glassenberg says it also puts the developer in a delicate position. He stresses that The Hunger Games Adventures will not be an what he calls an advergame: “Our focus on creating games based on AAA films provides us with a great community to tap into, but also creates a tremendous responsibility for us to create an experience that is authentic to the worlds that fans love,” he explains. “If a game lacks authenticity, the fans realize it in a second.”

Although the source material for The Hunger Games Adventures is a series of young adult novels, Glassenberg is confident about game’s monetization and growth prospects. “When it comes to viral growth, our team has a great deal of experience tapping into an existing fanbase to drive growth,” he says. “The fans already congregate and share around the common interest of the books [and] film. The Hunger Games Adventures is designed to be a natural extension of that phenomenon.”

Fans of The Hunger Games will also be interested to note that official map of Panem will finally be unveiled in The Hunger Games Adventures, a responsibility that Glassenberg describes as “humbling and awesome.”

“We know that our primary responsibility is to create a version of Panem that fans can jump into and explore. When we make the hardcore fans happy we know we’ve succeeded,” he says.

In another interview with gamesnews.com, Funtactix CEO Sam Glassenberg reveals more details regarding ‘The Hunger Games Adventures’ as well as open beta testing to start on March 5.

Glassenberg considers Hunger Games Adventures to be “a natural extension” of how fans already gather to revel in their love of the series. Mega fans of the series will be excited to finally see a detailed map of Panem through the game’s 200 quests to start, courtesy of Funtactix. “When we make the hardcore fans happy we know we’ve succeeded,” Glassenberg told ISG. Hunger Games Adventures enters its open beta test on March 5.

‘The Hunger Games’ will be released in Singapore on 22 March 2012.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@HungerGamesSG) as well as ‘Like’ us on Facebook for the latest updates!

Sources: Market Watch,
Inside Social Games
and gamesnews.com via The Hob and Down With The Capitol.

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