LOS ANGELES â€“ Nov. 1, 2005 â€“ As legend has it, busy little BunnybeesÂ® were discovered sprinkling the Cabbage Patch with magical crystals, creating a very special crop of â€œKidsâ€ named the Cabbage Patch Kids. A whole new batch of â€œKidsâ€ will be springing up as D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, announced today the release of Cabbage Patch Kids: Whereâ€™s My Pony? for personal computers.
D3PA also announced the upcoming release of a new Cabbage Patch Kids game for the Game BoyÂ® Advance in early 2006. Cabbage Patch Kids: Whereâ€™s My Pony? for personal computers are available now on CD-ROM and has an MSRP $19.99.
Cabbage Patch Kids: Whereâ€™s My Pony? for PCs features:
Â· Simple point-and-click interface and multiple difficulty levels to challenge children of various ages.
Â· The choice of nine unique 3-D Cabbage Patch Kids and four special ponies before starting the adventure.
Â· Ability to perform tasks as the pony and Cabbage Patch Kid on their path to find each other.
Â· Encounter different animals that need help and offer hints.
Â· A variety of interactive environments including the town, the woods, the farm and home.
In Spring 2006, Cabbage Patch Kids will be springing up in gardens everywhere and on the Game BoyÂ® Advance. In Cabbage Patch Kids for Game BoyÂ® Advance, scheduled for release in Q2 2006, D3PA will introduce all new adventures for the Cabbage Patch Kids. 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is the exclusive licensing agent for the CPK.
About D3Publisher of America, Inc.
D3Publisher of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of D3Publisher, with headquarters in Tokyo. D3Publisher of Americaâ€™s strategic focus is on licensed and original titles from leading third-party developers that appeal to mass-market consumers or gaming enthusiasts. Based in Los Angeles, D3Publisher of America distributes and publishes software for personal computers and the major console platforms including Game BoyÂ® Advance, Nintendo GameCubeâ„¢, Nintendo DSÃ”, PlayStationÂ® game console, PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, PSPâ„¢ portable entertainment system and the XboxÂ® video game system from Microsoft. For additional information on D3Publisher of America and its products, visit the website at http://www.d3p.us
About Original Appalachian Artworks
Original Appalachian Artworks, Inc. (OAA) founded in 1978 by Cabbage Patch Kids creator, Xavier Roberts, is a privately held corporation located in Cleveland, Georgia. Owners of the world famous Cabbage Patch Kids brand and home to BabyLand GeneralÂ® Hospital, one of Georgiaâ€™s top tourist attractions, OAA also manages a wide range of other projects, while continuing to deliver hand-stitched one-of-a-kind, soft-sculpture Cabbage Patch Kids. For more information visit www.cabbagepatchkids.com.
About 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
Headquartered in New York City with international offices in London, 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) is a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and didistribution; media planning and buying; product development and Web site development. For further information, please visit the Company's Web sites at www.4KidsEntertainment.com and www.4Kids.TV.