New York, November 13, 2012 - Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the global licensing and merchandising arm of the television network, today announced a partnership to release the Ben 10 Omniverse Original Soundtrack from the video game based on the hit animated television series from Cartoon Network. The first release in a multiple-title licensing agreement, Ben 10 Omniverse Original Soundtrack is available today at retail outlets including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy and Walmart, and for digital download at Amazon MP3, iTunes® and other digital music sites.
Ben 10 Omniverse is the first video game based on the television series that launched earlier this fall. In Ben 10 Omniverse, players will be immersed in exciting action-brawler gameplay featuring the new art style inspired from the show. Gamers will have the power to switch forms and battle as one of 13 playable alien heroes, including never-before-seen aliens like Bloxx and Gravattack, as they work with either Ben or his partner Rook to defeat the evil plans of a fierce villain, intent on destroying the world.
Ben 10 Omniverse Original Soundtrack features a rocking blend of high-energy electronica, heavy rock and cinematic orchestral music composed by award-winning musician and producer Rod Abernethy (Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Rage, Wheelman, Dead Head Fred, The Hobbit).
The Ben 10 Omniverse video game from D3Publisher will release on the upcoming WiiU™ system from Nintendo, the Wii™ system from Nintendo, Xbox 360® game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system and Nintendo DS™ hand-held system.
Building on its reputation as the industry leader for licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, the deal with Cartoon Network further expands Sumthing's growing list of partnerships with the world's top video game developers and publishers and continues its tradition as a distributor of high quality entertainment products for the gaming and soundtrack consumer.
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About Sumthing Else Music Works
Since its creation in the late 1990s by the world-renowned songwriter, musician and record producer, Nile Rodgers, Sumthing Else Music Works has become the acknowledged industry leader in licensing and distributing video game soundtracks. Possessing full in-house services worldwide, from retail marketing and sales through physical and digital distribution, Sumthing is partnered with the world's leading video game developers and publishers including BioWare, Bungie, Capcom, Crytek, Eidos-Montreal, Epic, Gearbox, Microsoft, Sega, Sony, Square-Enix and THQ. Their catalog of titles includes the best-selling video game soundtrack of all time, Halo 2: Volume One, as well as award-winning and critically acclaimed titles including: End of Nations, Jet Set Radio, Journey, Borderlands 2, Darksiders II, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Gears of War 3, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, Halo: Reach, Fable III, God of War III, Uncharted 2, Halo 3: ODST, Dark Void, Borderlands, InFamous, Resident Evil 5, Street Fighter IV, Halo Wars, Halo Trilogy, Gears of War 2, Fable II, Crysis, Advent Rising, Fable, Gears of War, Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 Volume Two, Halo 3, Hitman: Blood Money, Hitman: Contracts, Jade Empire, Kameo: Elements of Power, Mass Effect, Red Steel, Freedom Fighters and many others.
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About Cartoon Network Enterprises
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks' award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for the full portfolio of brands from Spin Master Ltd., as well as Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is the #1 U.S. television network among boys 6-11. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.