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  1. Banijay Brands Cooks Up MasterChef Match-3 Mobile Game

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    Banijay Brands, the commercial arm of international content producer and distributor Banijay, today announces the full launch of new mobile game, MasterChef: Cook & Match, in partnership with developer, Qiiwi Games.

    Available to download for free on iOS and Android, MasterChef: Cook & Match is a match-3 puzzle game with a story driven narrative. The game takes players through the trials and tribulations of the MasterChef competition, from entering the doors for the first time, all the way through to the grand final. Along the way, players must complete match-3 puzzles to progress and present their dishes to the judges.

    Lex Scott, Commercial Director, Banijay Brands says: MasterChef is an iconic brand which is known to millions around the world. The unique combination of gameplay and storytelling in MasterChef: Cook & Match will appeal to fans of the show and avid mobile gamers alike.”

    Created by Franc Roddam, the MasterChef format and finished programmes are represented internationally by Banijay.  The multi-award winning, iconic cookery show has been wowing global audiences for more than thirty years, with 49 productions in 33 territories airing last year alone. Crowned the most successful cookery television format by Guinness World Records, there have been more than 60 local versions to-date, over 10,000 episodes and last year MasterChef aired its 500thseason worldwide.

    With more than 90 licensees around the world, the MasterChef brand extends into a huge range of successful commercial activities. In addition to gaming, millions of consumer products have sold globally, the extensive publishing range has proved lucrative, and audiences around the world can engage with MasterChef through live experiences from restaurants to cruises and tours.

    MasterChef: Cook & Match is available now to download at:

    Google Play

    Apple App Store

  2. 9th Impact and Tilting Point Partner for Big Brother: The Game II

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    Banijay Brands today announces it will extend its deal with award-winning game development studio, 9th Impact, for the globally interactive Big Brother mobile game. 9th Impact has partnered with leading free-to-play games publisher, Tilting Point, for the upcoming launch of Big Brother: The Game II.

     

    The multiplayer online reality TV game is available worldwide for Apple and Android devices and PC download. With a life-changing prize fund up for grabs, players can become virtual housemates, experiencing life as a Big Brother contestant. They must make strategic choices to remain in the house and ultimately become victorious.

     

    Lex Scott, Commercial Director, Gaming & Gambling at Banijay Brands says: “Following the success of Big Brother: The Game I, we are delighted to extend our partnership with 9th Impact. Bringing in Tilting Point’s publishing expertise, we are set to supercharge the upcoming game, and entertain Big Brother fans around the world with this unique and immersive experience.”

     

    Finn Krewer, Head of Development at 9th Impact comments: “We have been building new house designs, new games and new mechanics like house juries, so I can’t wait for people to play on December 16 and hear what they think.”

     

    Saad Khan, Vice President of Corporate Development and Business Development at Tilting Point added: Big Brother: The Game has been defining the genre of Massively Multiplayer Reality TV games and the new tournament is introducing more gameplay innovation like real life auditions, so we’re excited to be extending the reach of this title to a global audience.”

     

    Big Brother: The Game has 2 modes – Housemate and Spectator.  The game is free to download, and the Spectator mode is free with optional purchases. To become a Housemate the player must use a Token to enter the House which is an in-app purchase or audition to get an existing Housemate to sponsor their Token entry. Launching on October 15, 2020, Big Brother: The Game I ran for 288 days and ended with Amy from Delaware beating 33,724 rival contestants, to walk away with a $33,000 grand prize.

     

    Big Brother first aired in the Netherlands over 20 years ago.  Since then, over 500 series have aired across 69 markets, producing over 28k episodes.  7,000+ housemates from around the globe have spent over 35,000 days in the house, with over 5,000 live evictions.  The format continues to deliver hit primetime ratings in long-running markets such as the US, Canada, Brazil, Italy, and Israel, while continuing to evolve, with high-profile comebacks in Australia and Benelux.