*Mattel Interactive signed with Harmony Gold to publish games based on the mid-’80s anime series Robotech (re-aired in 1999 by Cartoon Network). Slotted for Q4 2001, the games are being designed for next-gen console systems and PCs.
*New Vancouver-based Flash animation service prodco microtoon.com formally kicked off last month by launching Internet webisodes of FOOTMAN, produced for Gordon Stanfield (Kleo the Misfit Unicorn), who created the single-ped concept through his Vancouver-based prodco Twinkle Toes Productions. (www.microtoon.com)
*Yabbadabbadoo! SouthPeak Interactive plans to release The Flintstones Bedrock Bowling game for Sony PlayStation on October 24, 2000. The 3-D title developed by Adrenalin Interactive is suitable for kids ages eight and up (three levels of difficulty) and has a suggested retail price of US$39.95. Go Freddie go.