Popular Huevocartoon Characters to Come to Life in Videogames Developed for Zeebo

Wed Nov 4, 2009 10:00am EST

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Popular Huevocartoon Characters to Come to Life in Videogames Developed for
Zeebo



MEXICO CITY, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeebo, Inc. today announced that they have
signed an agreement with Mexico-based animation company Huevocartoon for the
development of a series of games for the 3G-connected digital gaming,
entertainment and education platform, also known as Zeebo.  The first
Huevocartoon title will be based on the award-winning animated feature film
Una Pelicula de Huevos.   Zeebo is reaching store shelves in the coming days
at a variety of national retailers with outlets throughout Mexico.

"Huevocartoon's beloved animated egg characters are very popular with children
and adults of all ages in Mexico, and for the first time Toto, Willy and other
Huevocartoon favorites will come to life in a videogame," said Mike Yuen,
senior vice president of content and services, Zeebo, Inc. "We are committed
to working with leading brands and licenses like Huevocartoon to ensure a
truly enjoyable and entertaining experience for Zeebo customers in Mexico."

"We are thrilled to be working with Zeebo to bring our content to the Zeebo
system," said Rodolfo Rivapalacios, founder, Huevocartoon.  "It is exciting to
partner with a company that has a similar vision to our own vision at
Huevocartoon, to bring fun and laughter into the homes of families throughout
Mexico.  Zeebo is the first and only video game system that has the technical
capability and business model enabling Huevocartoon to offer its content
effectively.  We look forward to a long and collaborative partnership in the
years to come."

Una Pelicula de Huevos enjoyed tremendous box-office success, taking in more
than $142 million pesos, with more than four million viewers, and is the
second largest box office grossing film in Mexico since its debut in 2006. 
The film received several major film awards including the Ariel Award for Best
Feature Length Animated Film presented by the Mexican Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences and considered one of the most prestigious awards in
the Mexican movie industry.

Zeebo is the first 3G wireless system to provide convenient and compelling
digital gaming, entertainment and educational content as well as Internet
connectivity for consumers in Mexico.  Telcel will provide the 3G broadband
wireless cellular service for the system, however the consumer will not have
to sign up for an additional service plan.  Content delivery and user
interface software updates occur over the wireless network and are completely
transparent to the end user.  The consumer simply connects the Zeebo to their
television set and the system automatically connects to the ZeeboNet Wireless
Network.

The platform fosters the development and monetization of local content by
preventing piracy through fast, secure 3G wireless, over-the-air delivery. 
Leading content publishers and developers, including Activision, Capcom,
Com2uS, Digital Chocolate, EA Mobile, Gameloft, Gamevil, Glu, Id Software,
Machineworks Northwest LLC, Namco Networks, PopCap Games and THQ, are
supporting the Zeebo platform.  In addition to gaming, the system will feature
other interactive entertainment and educational content as well as
connectivity to the Internet and popular social networking sites.

For more information on the Zeebo videogame console, please visit
www.zeeboinc.com and www.zeebo.com.mx.

ABOUT ZEEBO
Zeebo, Inc., a closely held company based in San Diego, California, has
developed the Zeebo, a wireless system to deliver digital gaming,
entertainment and education to the next billion consumers in emerging global
markets.  Primary shareholders in Zeebo include wireless technology leader
Qualcomm and Tectoy SA, which pioneered the introduction of digital gaming in
Brazil.

ABOUT HUEVOCARTOON
A 100% Mexican company, whose characters hold proudly a privileged position
among web surfers and animation lovers around the planet. As today, their
website reaches more than 11 million monthly hits as or higher than 300
thousand a day with an average of 200 thousand daily users, becoming a top of
mind concept of world of animation. Its presence starts in Mexico and reaches
all nations with vast audiences in every continent. In 2006 launch their first
full length movie, and in 2009 the sequel to it with a widely acceptance from
children to adults. www.huevocartoon.com. 




SOURCE  Zeebo, Inc.

Worldwide Inquiries, pr@zeeboinc.com; or Mexico Inquiries, Oscar Rojas, Group
Director, orojas@jeffreygroup.com, or Gustavo Aranda, Ejecutivo de Cuenta,
garanda@jeffreygroup.com, both of Jeffrey Group, +52 (55) 5281-1121, Ext. 109
y 122, for Zeebo, Inc.; or Eduardo Tellez Giron L, +52 (55) 5536-5654, for
Huevocartoon
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