Characters From Award-Winning Show Take Over Game in Limited Event Series
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced an in-game license deal with Adult Swim to bring characters from the Emmy Award-winning TV series, Rick and Morty, to Gram Games’ Merge Dragons!. Rick and Morty appear in the puzzle adventure game in a special live event taking place on November 22nd, 2019. Get ready to squanch some dragons, broh!
The collaboration brings Rick and Morty to Merge Dragons!’s special events that reward players for healing land and collecting points. In the game, Rick and Morty are playing Merge Dragons! and hack their way into the game to retrieve the Stone of Reckoning, a powerful item that opens portals to forbidden worlds. This causes the pair to crash-land in Dragonia, the world of Merge Dragons!, where fans can expect plenty of super-scientific mayhem to ensue.
“We love-a-wubba-dub-dub the idea of Rick and Morty joining us in Dragonia given their packed, intergalactic schedule,” said Bernard Kim, President of Publishing at Zynga. “As superfans of the show, we‘re honored to have them interact with our players in a way that both fans of the show, and Merge Dragons!, will enjoy. Who doesn’t want to see Dragon Rick evolve?!”
Merge Dragons! is available to download free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, as well as Google Play. For more information about Merge Dragons!, visit the game’s community channels on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
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About Zynga Inc.
Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga’s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter and Facebook.
About Gram Games
Gram Games is a mobile game development studio, committed to delivering high quality social games that create real bonds through play. Founded in 2012, and recently acquired by Zynga in 2018, Gram Games has built a team of industry professionals focused on creating engaging games for mobile platforms in their London and Istanbul studios – including Merge Dragons! and 1010! For more information, visit www.gram.gs.
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