GameStop: Office Space: Idle Profits mobile game launches free on iOS and Android

GameStop: Office Space: Idle Profits mobile game launches free on iOS and Android

New mobile game now available free on iOS and Android

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — FoxNext Games and Kongregate, a leading publisher of mobile, PC, and web games, today launched Office Space: Idle Profits for free on iOS & Android devices to save you from suffering through another “case of the Mondays.” Ultrabit, a Kongregate subsidiary known for their work on the hit mobile titles Pocket Politics and Raid Brigade, developed the idle mobile game based on the cult film.

Based on Mike Judge’s cult classic about office culture and “sticking it to the man,” Office Space: Idle Profits takes players back to the era of Y2K, cubicles, and TPS reports. It combines the popular characters from the film including Michael Bolton, Lumbergh, and of course Milton and his red swingline stapler with a traditional idle, or clicker, game.

Players will start the game as a lowly Initech corporate drone that’s about to be replaced by a recent college graduate. They’ll team up with fellow disgruntled workers Peter, Samir, & Michael Bolton to install a virus on Initech’s mainframe that siphons undetectable pennies from each department. As players make money they will unlock new departments within Initech and classic characters from the cult film.

“Everyone, at least once, has felt underappreciated at their job,” said Cooper Bachman, General Manager at Ultrabit. “When we started working on Office Space, everyone on the development team knew we were onto something special. Even 18 years later, the film’s themes are still relatable to all ages. And when we paired the film’s story and hilarious cast of characters with idle mechanics, it fit incredibly well.”

Get ready to “Jump to Conclusions” today in Office Space: Idle Profits on iPhone, iPad, & Android. You can get the latest news about the game on the official Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Developers interesting in learning more about Kongregate’s mobile game publishing program should contact them at bd@kongregate.com.

Office Space: Idle Profits game assets can be downloaded here: http://kon.gg/2mJYIKk

About FoxNext Games
FoxNext Games, a division of the FoxNext group, produces award-winning games based on Twentieth Century Fox’s globally-recognized film and television properties. FoxNext Games brings triple-A quality and enjoyment to millions of players every day with games including ALIEN™ ISOLATION, ANGRY BIRDS™ RIO, THE SIMPSONS™ TAPPED OUT, FAMILY GUY: THE QUEST FOR STUFF, ANIMATION THROWDOWN: THE QUEST FOR CARDS, SUGAR SMASH: THE BOOK OF LIFE and many more.

About Kongregate
Kongregate is a leading mobile game publisher and web gaming portal. Kongregate’s mobile publishing focuses on free to play mid- and hard-core titles. Working closely with mobile game developers Kongregate provides consulting, analytics, marketing, launch support, and game features such as cross promotion, guilds, and chat. Kongregate’s mobile games have been downloaded tens of millions of times and have hundreds of millions of gameplays.  Kongregate’s web portal features over 100,000 free games played by tens of millions of gamers per month.  Kongregate is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GameStop Corporation and is based in San Francisco. The company was founded in 2006 by brother-and-sister team Jim and Emily Greer.

Contact:
Michelle Shaw
Kongregate Marketing
press@kongregate.com

sOURCE: GameStop Corp./ GLOBE NEWSWIRE

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