Cartoon Network has greenlighted an charcterised array about heroes that will be followed by a launch of an integrated console game.
OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, total by Ian Jones-Quartey and constructed by Cartoon Network Studios, is set in Lakewood Plaza, a mall for heroes, where K.O. and his cold organisation of friends are constantly perplexing to stir any other in their efforts to turn adult and overcome a obstacles that immorality enemy Lord Boxman sends their approach on his query to destroy a plaza.
The console game, jointly grown with indie video diversion studio Capybara Games, is described as “an movement soldier with RPG elements” and is approaching to arrive after this fall. The diversion will be previewed Friday during gaming festival PAX East.
Last year during Cartoon Network’s “Game Jam,” eccentric diversion developers were invited to emanate their possess strange games formed on a OK K.O.! characters, afterwards college undergraduates were speedy to emanate 15-second animation shorts regulating a IP during an a network’s “Animation Jam.”
“This total launch outlines a perfection of a singular multimedia development process,” said Rob Sorcher, arch calm officer during Cartoon Network. “The outcome is an wholly connected universe that provides deeper compensation as fans get serve into a skill from each entrance point.”
The show, that will get a hide look Monday during SXSW, is set to premiere in a summer in a U.S., followed by a rollout around a world. A stand-alone strange mobile game, titled OK K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo, also launched final year formed on Jones-Quartey’s short, of a same name, from Cartoon Network’s artist program.
Said Jones-Quartey: “For me, video games and animation have a lot in common and carrying fun is a categorical goal. OK K.O.! is a video game-inspired universe voiced by a denunciation of animation, though mostly an brave stadium with heart-warming heroes who conflict opposite robots.”
Jones-Quartey initial assimilated Cartoon Network in 2010 as a storyboard artist on Secret Mountain Fort Awesome. Most recently, he served as co-executive writer on Steven Universe.