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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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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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