via press release:
DIVE INTO A SUPER-HEROIC ADVENTURE WITH NICKELODEON AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES’ BRAND-NEW MOBILE GAME,
SPONGEBOB: SPONGE ON THE RUN
Endless runner app inspired by the upcoming The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, in theaters February 6
NEW YORK – Jan. 22, 2015 – Bikini Bottom fans can venture off the beaten path with the all-new SpongeBob SquarePants game, SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run, based on the upcoming The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, in theaters February 6. Launching today globally, the app is an endless runner mobile game available now for iOS and Android and coming soon to Amazon app stores.
In the app, SpongeBob and Plankton are racing to find the lost Krabby Patty formula through 3 seaworthy locations including Bikini Bottom, Apocalyptic Bikini Bottom and a real-world beach. When he is not running, SpongeBob is flying past obstacles with Plankton’s jetpack, floating in a bubble through a coral forest, racing through Bikini Bottom in the Patty Wagon, or has Plankton jumping through his surreal imagination. When the running gets tough, SpongeBob gets heroic as he transforms into Super SpongeBob. The new upgrade allows SpongeBob to knock through any obstacle in his way without risk.
- Customize SpongeBob with unique costumes like Caveman and Pirate
- Run through iconic locations including Bikini Bottom, Apocalyptic Bikini Bottom, Jelly Fish Fields and on a real-world beach
- Travel between locations with Plankton’s time machine
- Become Super SpongeBob and knock everything out of SpongeBob’s path
- Power up with Plankton using shields and magnets
- Hilarious dialog between SpongeBob and his arch-rival Plankton
- Compare distance and scores after your run with other players (for iOS and Amazon only)
- Custom animation and voice-overs with SpongeBob and Plankton created just for the game
SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run was developed by Playside Studios, creators of the App Store’s Worldwide Editor’s Choice game Catch the Ark.
SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run App Preview Video: http://youtu.be/dnzHx_LC_mg
Get the SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run app here: www.SpongeBobMovie.com/app
*Promo codes available upon request
In “THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER,” from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, SpongeBob SquarePants, the world’s favorite sea dwelling invertebrate, comes ashore to our world for his most super-heroic adventure yet. Starring Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Mr. Lawrence. Produced by Paul Tibbitt and Mary Parent. Based on the series “SpongeBob SquarePants” created by Stephen Hillenburg. Story by Stephen Hillenburg & Paul Tibbitt, screenplay by Glenn Berger & Jonathan Aibel and Paul Tibbitt and directed by Paul Tibbitt.
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