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‘I, Predator’ to be released on Animal Planet, video game simultaneously

In a multimedia first, I, Predator will launch on Animal Planet as a six-part TV series and as a video game from KUMA Games on the same day, January 11. I,Predator is a 3D episodic animal vs. animal game, and its first episode will be 'Great White Shark vs. Cape Fur Seal.' In the TV series, viewers will experience the fierce competition for survival from the eyes of some of the world's greatest beasts. The multi-player game can be downloaded for free at www.AnimalPlanet.com or at www.KumaGames.com, and players will live and compete as prey and then predator.
'Our joint venture with KUMA Games enabled us to create the first truly 360 degree sensory experience, allowing our audience to feel the raw and visceral power of a predator in action,' says Marc Etkind, Animal Planet's vice president of development.
December 15, 2010

In a multimedia first, I, Predator will launch on Animal Planet as a six-part TV series and as a video game from KUMA Games on the same day, January 11. I,Predator is a 3D episodic animal vs. animal game, and its first episode will be ‘Great White Shark vs. Cape Fur Seal.’ In the TV series, viewers will experience the fierce competition for survival from the eyes of some of the world’s greatest beasts. The multi-player game can be downloaded for free at www.AnimalPlanet.com or at www.KumaGames.com, and players will live and compete as prey and then predator.
‘Our joint venture with KUMA Games enabled us to create the first truly 360 degree sensory experience, allowing our audience to feel the raw and visceral power of a predator in action,’ says Marc Etkind, Animal Planet’s vice president of development.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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