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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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