Fans Of The Smurfs Can Start To Get Excited As Microids And IMPS Announce Publishing Agreement

The three apples high blue characters are coming back for some smurfing action.

Created 60 years ago, “The Smurfs” has marked multiple generations thanks to its fascinating universe combining diverse personalities thrown in amazing situations.

Adapted in comics, animated series and even movies, the Smurfs renown crosses way past the European borders reaching an outstanding 95% awareness level worldwide.

The French publisher Microids and the company IMPS are announcing today the signing of a publishing deal for a video game based on The Smurfs.

“I am very happy about this beautiful partnership, video games have always been my passion, because they combine playfulness and often learning” shares Véronique Culliford, president and founder of IMPS and daughter of Peyo.

This new 3D action-adventure game inspired by Peyo’s comic books and developed by OSome Studio will feature a brand-new story.

Alone or with friends, gamers will be able to dive in to this exclusive adventure alongside the most iconic characters.

To be as faithful as possible to the original material, players can expect tons of humor, thrills, friendship, suspense and of course, a lot of action.

“We are delighted for concluding this new partnership with IMPS,” said Elliot Grassiano, Vice President of Microids, “Thanks to this trans-generational license and the talent of OSome Studio, a long time Microids partner studio which worked on several family games, we are confident in bringing together all gamers in the wonderful world of the Smurfs.

“The worldwide success met by the Smurfs will also allow us to increase our brand awareness overseas and position Microids as a major player internationally.”

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