fun on PC from BBC Multimedia
award-winning software publishing arm of BBC Worldwide has announced
it will support the BBC's latest pre-school series, Fimbles, by
publishing a PC CD-ROM based on the show.
Fimbles PC CD-Rom, which will be published in June 2003, follows
the success of BBC Multimedia's children's software, which includes
Bob the Builder, Teletubbies and Tweenies titles on PC, PlayStation
and Game Boy platforms. In all, the company's range of software
has collected over 50 awards from the multimedia and toy industries,
including accolades from BAFTA, IVCA and BIMA.
Multimedia has appointed Cimex Media Ltd as developer for the title.
Multimedia consultancy Cimex has won more than 20 awards in the
last 2 years, including two BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards
and a Royal Television Society award.
Lee, BBC Worldwide's Director of Multimedia, said: "BBC Multimedia's
expertise in taking high quality children's TV brands and enhancing
them with award-winning software is well known. We've already had
interest in the brand from retail, and we're delighted to be able
to meet this interest with the Fimbles PC title."
Fimbles PC CD-ROM will be based on the brand new pre-school landmark
series from the BBC. Fimbles centres on the adventures of three
special creatures, Fimbo, Florrie and Baby Pom, who have a unique
talent for finding things just waiting to be found. When the Fimbles
get the Fimbling Feeling, their fingers twinkle, their topknots
twitch and their noses wrinkle with excitement as the Fimbles discover
finds which lead to a rich tapestry of imagination, games, songs
PC title will offer children a range of fun and educational Fimbling
activities - all based around the 'Fimble Valley', and supported
by video footage, stories and songs from the show.
software title will follow pre-Christmas books and video publishing
activity from BBC Worldwide.
Fimbles television series is produced by Novel Entertainment for
BBC/ BBC Worldwide Limited.
BBC Worldwide's portfolio of Fimbles publishing
Blue ISBN 0563 53224 6 £3.99
Suitcase ISBN 0563 53241 6 £3.99
Sticker Book ISBN 0563 53223 8 £3.99
Activity Book ISBN 0563 53222 X £2.99
Get the Fimbling Feeling BBCV7343 £9.99
Let's Find the Fimbles BBCV7344 £9.99
Worldwide is also publishing a BBC Fimbles magazine, out on November
BBC Multimedia, the software publishing division of BBC Worldwide,
publishes console and PC games, as well as interactive entertainment
products for mobile and other platforms. In addition, BBC Multimedia
creates children's and reference titles for PC and consoles. All
the company's interactive products are developed with an emphasis
on innovation, entertainment, creativity, learning and the quality
the BBC is renowned for. You can find out more about its catalogue
of titles on the BBC Multimedia website - www.bbcmultimedia.com.