Xilam Animation has appointed Nazara Technologies to expand the Oggy & the Cockroaches brand into gaming.
Under the deal, Nazara will roll out a host of new Oggy & the Cockroaches mobile games for young audiences. The first game is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2018 in the Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East.
Marc du Pontavice, the founder and president of Xilam, said, “Xilam is eager to expand the presence of its properties in the digital domain. Nazara is one of the leaders in the mobile gaming arena and we’re thrilled to be working together to take Oggy and his friends to new heights in gaming. We’re excited to give kids yet another avenue to become immersed in his cheeky world as we celebrate 20 years of Oggy & the Cockroaches.”
Manish Agarwal, the CEO of Nazara Technologies, added, “With Oggy & the Cockroaches, Nazara will continue to deliver high-quality games for the global market. We have built a strong portfolio of successful games, which have targeted young audiences in India over the last two years and now with the Oggy & the Cockroaches IP, we can reach audiences across emerging markets beyond India, by leveraging the global appeal of the show.”