Coolabi Group is bringing its fantasy adventure brand Beast Quest to the digital world in a new a deal with Miniclip to jointly create games based on the publishing property.
The Beast Quest franchise (published in the U.K. by Orchard Books and owned by Working Partners, a division of Coolabi Group) includes more than 100 books to-date, is translated into 30-plus languages and has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide.
The stories focus on a battle between good defenders and evil beasts, following the young hero Tom and his best friend Elenna as they embark on a quest to rescue the kingdom of Avantia.
The first mobile game for the property is being developed for launch this fall for both iOS and Android platforms. The game will also have an online version that will be hosted on the Miniclip website.
“We are thrilled to be developing the phenomenon of Beast Quest further into the digital realm, meeting the demands of a young audience to engage in their favorite stories online and beyond,” says Naomi Dare, head of digital, Coolabi. “Miniclip is an incredible partner to have on board, ideally positioned due to its massive existing following and the teams’ expertise in the field of gaming. As a recognized and trusted brand for parents as well as children, we are confident that the quality of these games will be second to none.”