SPI / FILMBOX Channels Group introduces new generation TV channel Gametoon
SPI International / FILMBOX Channels Group is launching a new interactive channel Gametoon - the global TV operator has announced at MIPCOM in Cannes, France.
Gametoon features interactive gaming/second screen gaming, game reviews, tournaments esports and viral content fueled with best of the Web and much more. The channel gives its viewers a unique opportunity to play dedicated games on their mobile devices and share scores along with social profile pictures on air.
Viewers may enjoy playing second screen casual games dedicated to channel that follow one simple rule - easy to play, hard to master. They join the fun instantly by picking one of many casual titles and watch how they advance in Gametoon global ranking.
Gametoon will feature live esports events along with information on the teams and games. Channel’s programming includes game reviews, tips and tutorials, along with fun facts and stories about games creation process.
“Young generations are watching content through online devices. It’s time to reconnect to TV. We would like to give millennials something to watch in their traditional cable box," explains Berk Uziyel, SPI's Executive Director. “With Gametoon, viewers may follow esports and watch top gamers compete against each other in global tournaments.
Gametoon has officially premiered at MIPCOM and will soon be launched on DISH, America’s top satellite/cable TV provider and Turkcell, the leading mobile phone operator in Turkey.
The channel is available for worldwide distribution: DTH, Cable, IPTV, Mobile TV and Smart TV.
More info: http://www.gametoonbox.com/