Discovery has launched Discovery Game Studios, a hub for the creation, licensing and distribution of video games based on the company’s television properties.
The games will be inspired by Discovery’s television series from networks including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, ID, HGTV and TLC. Discovery Game Studios is currently working directly with game developers, such as Ubisoft, Jam City, PlayWay Games, Code Horizon Studios and Gamaga.
“As Discovery continues to evolve and lead in the digital media world, we are always working to find new and exciting ways to interact with our fans and give them more content from their favorite shows,” says Matt Bonaccorso, director, marketing and digital products, Discovery, Inc. “Whether it’s exploring the world’s harshest environments or most stunning animal life, or investigating true crimes or perfect dress options, Discovery Game Studios is focused on creating innovative and interactive experiences that not only build upon the success of our series, but also surprise and delight our fans.”
Discovery’s slate of games currently includes 12 titles including “Gold Rush: The Game,” “Diesel Brothers: Truck Building Simulator,” “Red Crimes,” “Wheeler Deals,” “Street Outlaws,” and Discovery #MINDBLOWN.