Gaumont Animation has joined forces with game developer BulkyPix to release a brand-new Calimero mobile video game.
Starring the little black chicken from Gaumont’s animated series Calimero, Calimero’s Village (US$2.99) is now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play for smartphones and tablets.
Based on the original cartoon art, the game follows the adventures of Calimero, who is looking for new start in the city of Hatchington. Players create the village, to give Calimero’s friends a place to live. As kids help the characters settle into the city through various missions, they unlock new buildings and mini-games.
Along with this new digital extension, Calimero continues to extend its global linear footprint. just last monht, Gaumont Animation, along with co-production partners Studio Campedelli (Italy), TV Tokyo and Kodansha (Japan), inked a number of international broadcast deals for the upper-preschooler property.
Gaumont’s Calimero is based on the original IP of the same name, created in 1963 by Nino Pagot, Toni Pago and Ignazio Colnaghi.