ZORRO THE CHRONICLES, THE GAME COMING THIS FALL!
Québec, Canada – Friday March 19th, 2021: BKOM Studios is proud to unveil Zorro The Chronicles, The Game, developed by our studio in collaboration with PVP Games, Paris and Los Angeles-based producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios, the CMF, and publisher BTC studios.
The game is coming Fall 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, Switch, PC, Mac and Google Stadia!
Zorro The Chronicles, The Game is a fun and action-packed video game targeted at all public, as is its hero character Zorro, beloved for nearly a century by young and old alike around the world.
“I grew up with Zorro as one of our childhood heroes on tv. When we were presented with the opportunity to develop an action adventure game around this iconic character by our good partners at Groupe PVP, it didn’t take long for us to embark on this great journey. Now that the release is approaching, we look at what we’ve accomplished and we are both thrilled and proud. Can’t wait for the players to get reacquainted or to discover Zorro through this title!” , mentions BKOM Studios CEO, Frederic Martin.
The game is published by BTC Studios S.A, a Warsaw-based developer and publisher of mobile and console games.
The game is adapted from Cyber Group Studios’ hit animated series Zorro The Chronicles, produced in collaboration with John Gertz’s Zorro Production Inc. The international blockbuster show has been sold in over 100 countries and nominated at the 13th edition of the TV France International Export Awards.
Offering a unique and bloodless gameplay and features inspired by best-in-class action/ adventure games, Zorro The Chronicles, The Game is combining thrilling combat, exciting exploration, and immersive experience.
Embark on an epic adventure set in nineteenth-century Spanish California. Play as the legendary Zorro or his fearless sister Ines. Protect the weak and innocent townspeople from the evil general and his soldiers. Develop skills to become a master swordsman. Disarm your enemies with a whip, a sword, spectacular moves, and humour! Deflect their attacks with acrobatic moves and lightning-quick reflexes. Leave your mark on them with a ‘Z’ from the tip of your sword!
John Gertz, President of Zorro Productions Inc. comments: “Zorro is a brand whose interactive life started long ago with games for the Atari, Nintendo and other platforms. We are very excited to see that the new CG animated series, “Zorro the Chronicles” will now be adapted for the new consoles of the 21st century”.
“We thank both John Gertz at Zorro Productions Inc. and Pierre Sissmann at Cyber Group Studios to have trusted us with this prestigious IP. We are very excited by the results of BKOM’s development and we look forward working with BTC Studios to market the game around the World and to contribute making Zorro a hero that kids and their parents will continue to adore!” added Francois Trudel, Vice-President/Executive Producer of Groupe PVP inc.
“Zorro is a cross-generation modern hero. We trust that Zorro The Chronicles, The Game, inspired by best-in-class action-adventure games will appeal to casual gamers kids and families and also to the gamer audience” said Thierry Braille, Vice President, Interactive and Video Game Division and Dominique Bourse COO at Cyber Group Studios.
ABOUT ZORRO THE CHRONICLES, THE GAME:
Zorro: The Chronicles is an exciting and humorous action game featuring combat and exploration gameplay. Zorro will be the only game on the market for the 7+ demographic delivering a high-quality experience usually found in games for more mature players.
Play as Zorro or his sister Ines. Protect the weak and the innocent from the evil general and his army. Bring justice back to nineteenth-century Spanish California.
Become a master swordsman. Disarm your enemies with a whip, a sword, spectacular moves and a sense of humor! Deflect their attacks with acrobatic moves and lightning-quick reflexes. Leave your mark on them with a ‘Z’ from the tip of your sword!
Visit the official website https://zorrothegame.com for more information about the game.
About Bkom Studios:
Founded in 1996, BKOM develops state-of-the-art games and interactive experiences for prestigious names in the Games and Entertainment Industry. Our team of 100+ talented people helps brands develop their presence across multiple platforms including PC /consoles / mobile games, video trailers, social media, marketing campaigns, products, points of sale, websites, apps, connected toys and AR/VR experiences.
For more information, visit https://www.bkomstudios.com/.
About Groupe PVP:
Groupe PVP’s core business is the production of documentary films, animation, games and fiction, complemented by our expertise in digital media and information technology.
Well established in the world of cinema, television and new media for the past thirty years. Since its creation, the company has evolved, adapted and diversified successfully to meet the needs of a constantly evolving market. Today, Groupe PVP has a firm foothold in Canada and internationally, thanks to the talents of a team that extends to more than sixty teammates sharing the same strong work ethics and quest for quality. Over the years, the production company has garnered an array of awards and accolades.
About BTC Studios PLC:
BTC Studios PLC (formerly Blockchain Lab S.A.) is a Warsaw-based, publicly listed company that develops family-friendly and educational video games based on popular IPs, for mobile devices, PCs & game consoles. With a multinational team of experienced game developers and digital entertainment professionals, the company’s focus is on cooperating and building synergies with studios that have strong IP brands, to launch innovative global projects in the gaming field which add value to their partners’ IPs. BTC Studios is also developing a unique distribution-exchange platform, which would enable the trading of assets between already existing games as well as between their players. https://www.btc-studios.com/
About Cyber Group Studios:
Cyber Group Studios is a leading producer and distributor of animated series and a developer of global entertainment brands for children and families worldwide.
Founded in 2005 and employing around 150 people, the company has set its headquarters in Paris, two production studios in Paris and Roubaix (France), an office in Los Angeles (USA) and strategic partnerships in Russia and China.
The company’s mission is to produce safe and entertaining content for children around the world. The team has a passion for telling great stories leveraged by a strong creative identity, a diversity of animation styles (2d, CG, mix 2d/CG and CG/live action, real-time animation) and powerful music. To immerse the viewers in the emotion of its shows, the company works with top creative international talent and develops innovative technology.
Cyber Group Studios develops its content for television, digital platforms, feature films and direct-to-consumers (home entertainment, interactive games, consumer products).
The company sells the media distribution rights of its own and third-party programs, localized in 30+ languages into more than 160 countries. Its distribution partners include TV broadcasters, VoD streaming platforms and home entertainment companies.
The dedication of its team for creating content resonating with kids and families worldwide has earned Cyber Group Studios multiple international awards.
About the Canada Media Fund:
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit cmf-fmc.ca.