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Fungoplay and Miniclip create online games partnership


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Kid-targeting sports theme park and virtual world Fungoplay has joined forces with the world’s largest online game site Miniclip in a partnership that will see Miniclip allow access to Fungoplay games on its website from next week at www.miniclip.com/games/fungoplay.

Fungoplay, which targets kids ages six to 11, features customizable avatars and more than 30 single and multiplayer sports-themed games including basketball, baseball, soccer, football, and skateboarding for online and mobile platforms.

The site also promotes physical activity in kids by offering a “connected” sports gear option that monitors usage and rewards kids with points and power-ups for their real-world physical activity.

Miniclip, which develops, publishes and distributes more than 750 games and was founded in 2001, features a humorous online sports world, funny characters, customizable avatars, rewards and achievements.

Fungoplay is the brainchild of start-up expert Steven Lerner, David Jacobs (Sesame Workshop, HIT Entertainment), and kids writer and franchise director Fabian Nicieza (X-Men, Hot Wheels, Transformers).

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