VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 27, 2022 /CNW/ - East Side Games Group (TSX:
EAGR) (OTC: EAGRF) ("ESGG" or the "Company"),
Canada's leading free-to-play
mobile game group, in collaboration with Universal Games and
Digital Platforms, announced today the worldwide launch of
The Office: Somehow We Manage on iOS and Android. The
free-to-play idle game is inspired by NBC's critically acclaimed,
Emmy® Award-winning U.S. version of The Office, which is now
streaming exclusively on Peacock.
Watch the launch trailer here.
"The Office: Somehow We Manage offers players the chance
to immerse themselves in iconic moments from the series and connect
with their favorite characters like never before," said
Darcy Taylor, Chief Executive
Officer of ESGG. "Fans of The Office will absolutely feel
the nostalgia through this new game."
"The Office: Somehow We Manage reimagines the cast as
vibrant, animated characters for the first time, bringing a fresh
new experience to The Office fans everywhere," said
Jim Molinets, SVP of Production,
Universal Games and Digital Platforms. "The game will transport
players into well-known and hilarious episodes that have resonated
with so many over the years and let them 'clock in' even more time
with their favorite Dundler Mifflin employees."
The Office: Somehow We Manage will allow fans to
relive memorable moments from the show like they've never seen them
before - animated, all while tapping their way to record profits to
save the Scranton Branch from downsizing. Featuring accessible
gameplay for all types of players, this narrative idle tapper will
give players the chance to unlock and upgrade iconic characters and
their desks all the while participating in monthly special events
for additional in-game rewards.
COLLECT ICONIC CHARACTERS IN GAME
Tap, upgrade, and build desks for favorite characters from the hit
NBC comedy The Office, including Prison Mike, Farmer Dwight,
Pretzel Day Stanley, and of course, Three Hole Punch Jim, all
appearing in animated form for the first time.
RELIVE MEMORABLE EPISODES FROM THE OFFICE [U.S.]
Click through memorable episodes in this free-to-play game, like
"The Dundies" and "Dinner Party." Take a seat in Michael's office,
get in line for Pretzel Day, or spend the weekend at Schrute Farms.
Oh, and watch out for Kevin's famous chili! Additional episodes
from all nine seasons of the show will be added to the game on a
In-game events will introduce new versions of characters and more
memorable moments, along with weekly and monthly special events
inspired by elements from the show.
EARN IN-GAME REWARDS TO KEEP THE BRANCH AFLOAT
Manage Dunder Mifflin Scranton with the help of the whole branch!
Get new leads and tap away as the in-game rewards start rolling in.
Just make sure Michael doesn't spend the surplus on a new plasma
Players can now run the world's best mid-size regional paper
company branch in The Office: Somehow We Manage, available
now on iOS and Android.
Visual assets for the game, including key art and logos, can be
found in the online press kit.
ABOUT EAST SIDE GAMES GROUP
East Side Games Group (formerly operating under the name "LEAF
Mobile Inc.") is a leading free-to-play mobile game group, creating
engaging games that produce enduring player loyalty. Our studio
groups entrepreneurial culture is anchored in creativity,
execution, and growth through licensing of our proprietary Game Kit
software platform that enables professional game developers to
greatly increase the efficiency and effectiveness of game creation
in addition to organic growth through a diverse portfolio of
original and licensed IP mobile games that include: Archer:
Danger Phone, Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm, The Goldbergs: Back to the 80s,
It's Always Sunny: The Gang Goes Mobile and Trailer Park Boys
Grea$y Money, RuPaul's Drag Race Superstar and
The Office: Somehow We Manage.
We are headquartered in Vancouver,
Canada and our games are available worldwide on the App
Store and Google Play. For further information, please visit:
www.eastsidegamesgroup.com and join our online communities at
LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Additional information about the Company continues to be
available under its legal name, LEAF Mobile Inc., at
ABOUT NBC'S THE OFFICE
Produced by Universal Television in association with Deedle-Dee
Productions and Reveille Productions, The
Office is a groundbreaking mockumentary television series
that follows the daily lives of the employees of the Scranton
branch of Dunder Mifflin, a fictional paper company. All nine
seasons of the Emmy® Award-winning series are available
exclusively on Peacock.
Peacock is NBCUniversal's streaming service. Peacock delivers a
world-class slate of exclusive originals, on-demand libraries of
hit TV shows, plus critically acclaimed films from the vaults of
Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation,
Illumination and Hollywood's
biggest studios. In addition, Peacock taps into NBCUniversal's
unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical
content across news, sports, late-night, Spanish-language and
reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
ABOUT UNIVERSAL GAMES AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS
Universal's Games and Digital Platforms group leverages the vast
portfolio of IP and characters from NBCUniversal. The Games and
Digital Platforms group is a business unit of Universal Brand
Development, which is chartered with globally expanding the
company's intellectual properties, franchises, characters and
stories through innovative physical and digital products, content,
and consumer experiences. The company's extensive portfolio
includes properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination,
DreamWorks Animation and NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.
Universal Brand Development is part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary
of Comcast Corporation. www.universalbranddevelopment.com.
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking
statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding
the proposed transactions described herein. Forward-looking
statements consist of statements that are not purely historical,
including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or
intentions regarding the future. Such statements are subject to
risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance
or developments to differ materially from those contained in the
statements. No assurance can be given that any of the events
anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if
they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them.
These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views
and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions
which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and
uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially
from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements,
including factors beyond the Company's control. These
forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news
SOURCE East Side Games Group