The Great and Powerful Oz and his tinkers (our fabulous Dev team) have been working tirelessly on one heck of a big project and we are so excited to finally share it with you! For the first time, you will be able to join your friends at home or on the go with The Wizard of Oz on iOS! Yes that’s right, you can now venture into the beautiful Land of Oz on your iPad or iPhone! We’ve optimized the game graphics for the retina display as well as iPhone 5 so Munchkinland has never looked better!
You will be able to connect to the game via Facebook login on your mobile device to continue on your journey wherever you may be. Or you can also play a local game not connected to Facebook!
We hope that you enjoy this new experience! You can read more details in the official press release below.
Spooky Cool Labs Announces THE WIZARD OF OZ™ App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Adventure-driven City Builder Social Game Adds DOROTHY™, TOTO™, SCARECROW™, COWARDLY LION™, TIN MAN™ and WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST™ to iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
CHICAGO (March 21, 2013) – Slip into a pair of RUBY SLIPPERS™ and play The Wizard of Oz game, now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Spooky Cool Labs developed The Wizard of Oz, an adventure-driven town builder, with full license from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Players can now join Dorothy and Toto on the epic adventure made popular in the treasured movie.
In The Wizard of Oz game, players will embark on the trip of a lifetime down the YELLOW BRICK ROAD™, which players must build to reach the EMERALD CITY™. Players use intuitive touch controls to interact with their favorite characters, including Dorothy, GLINDA THE GOOD WITCH™, and the Munchkins. The Wizard of Oz features evocative music from the original soundtrack, video clips from the film and likenesses of its cherished characters, including Judy Garland as Dorothy and Margaret Hamilton as the WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST™.
The Wizard of Oz features:
- Build the Yellow Brick Road and lead Dorothy home to Kansas while gaining huge bonus prizes
- Play with, feed, customize and entertain your Munchkins
- Plant crops and hire farmhands when you reach Scarecrow’s Farm
- Defend your Munchkins from the Wicked Witch and her WINGED MONKEYS™
- Become the Mayor of Munchkinland, visit Glinda and play with your friends
- Enjoy more than 10 interactive mini-games that help grow your land
- Graphics optimized for iPhone 5 and Retina display
“The remarkable Retina graphics in The Wizard of Oz mean players can finally experience the splendid Land of Oz, after the movie moved us for 75 years,” said Joe Kaminkow, founder and CEO of Spooky Cool Labs. “Sharing in the journey Dorothy takes with her friends, playing with Munchkins and interacting with each of these beloved characters is truly an immersive journey when played on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.”
The Wizard of Oz App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.AppStore.com.
Spooky Cool Labs plans to update The Wizard of Oz with exciting new content that assures players always have fun when visiting Munchkinland.
For more information on the game, please visit http://spookycool.com/games/index.html.
About Spooky Cool Labs
Spooky Cool Labs is a game developer and publisher committed to introducing the next generation of social games to be played and enjoyed by everyone. Located in Chicago, Spooky Cool Labs was founded by legendary game designers Joe Kaminkow and Larry DeMar, who have both created some of the most well-known games in arcade, pinball and slots. Spooky Cool Labs creates cutting-edge social and mobile games built on great brands that look, feel and play better than anything in the industry. Follow us on Twitter @spookycoollabs.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co.