Pixowl Launches Goosebumps HorrorTown for iOS and Android, Bringing R.L. Stine’s Eerie World to Mobile Players
Build and Populate a Town with Monsters and Kids—What Could Go Wrong?
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2018 – Get ready to scare or be scared! Pixowl, creator of the award-winning world builder game, The Sandbox, which has been downloaded over 40 million times, today announced it has launched Goosebumps™ HorrorTown, a character-driven simulation game where players collect scary monsters while building a quirky town, on the App Store and Google Play. The company also released the game’s launch trailertoday to give fans a glimpse into the compelling gameplay.
The game, which is based on R.L. Stine’s hit “Goosebumps” horror series and licensed by Scholastic, takes players to HorrorTown to build and manage a seemingly quiet town where all is not as it seems. Players will interact with both the human and monster sides as they collect iconic monsters, scare townsfolk and unlock compelling human characters. They will also complete missions where kids spy on the monsters to discover what’s going on in their town.
“For anyone who’s enjoyed the Goosebumps books, TV series and films, Goosebumps: HorrorTown is a character-focused adventure set in R.L. Stine’s scary but fun world, where you’ll collect your favorite monsters, frighten humans and undertake spooky missions,” said Arthur Madrid, CEO and co-founder of Pixowl. “Come play for free today—unless you want to run the risk of getting on Slappy’s bad side!”
In Goosebumps HorrorTown, players will build a town and fill it signature scary monsters that Pixowl carefully selected from hundreds in the Goosebumps universe, including Slappy the ventriloquist dummy, Curly the skeleton, the Mummy, Murder the Clown, the Phantom and even the Lawn Gnomes! Players take on dual roles: gathering a gang of sinister creatures to terrify townsfolk and playing as youngsters who investigate monster activity. As monsters, players can scare humans to obtain special materials and add new creatures, while as humans they can explore the map to unlock new areas and adventures, gather resources, craft items and spy on the monsters.
- Build and manage a town of terror!
- Complete your collection of Goosebumps monsters
- Unlock over 50 playable characters
- Craft and sell items
- Scare humans with your monsters to collect special materials
To watch the latest gameplay trailer for Goosebumps™ HorrorTown, please head here:
As with other Pixowl world building games, Goosebumps HorrorTown will continue to be expanded and supported with fresh adventures and exciting new content after launch. Players are invited to come experience a scary good time!
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with development studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pixowl, Inc. is a mobile game development company. Pixowl’s experienced international team of dynamic innovators strives to meet and exceed the desires of mobile game players worldwide by blending exciting gameplay, comic book art and character-driven storylines. With the success of its iOS games including The Sandbox, Peanuts: Snoopy’s Town Tale & Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, Pixowl has already established itself as a leader in casual mobile games and IP-based games. For more information about Pixowl, please visit www.pixowl.com or friend and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children’s learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com .
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