Ludia & FremantleMedia Enterprises Bring ‘Family Feud & Friends’ to Android

  Ludia & FremantleMedia Enterprises Bring ‘Family Feud & Friends’ to Android

Business Wire

MONTREAL -- October 29, 2012

Interactive entertainment company Ludia Inc. and FremantleMedia Enterprises
(FME), the commercial and brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, today
announced the launch of the Family Feud & Friends^™  game for the Android
platform. Now, through a cross-platform experience, Android and iOS users can
challenge their friends to experience the Family Feud^® game and compete as
they name the most popular answers to interactive survey questions, based on
the widely-recognized television game show.

"We are excited to bring our first Freemium game to the Android platform,
allowing Family Feud & Friends players to enjoy a cross-platform experience
with the same built-in social features we have successfully delivered to iOS
users,” said Alex Thabet, Founder and CEO of Ludia Inc. "Based on the
outstanding popularity we witnessed Family Feud & Friends have with iOS
gamers, hitting approximately 12 million downloads to date, this Android game
release will continue our strategy of delivering players endless fun with
high-quality, family-friendly titles they have come to enjoy from Ludia."

Family Feud & Friends features:

  *Mobile social game play utilizing Facebook Connect, and the ability to
    follow personal and friends’ progress via daily high score rankings.
  *Favorite elements from the TV show, including thousands of survey
    questions, ‘Fast Money’ play, authentic theme music and the familiar
    scoreboard in dazzling HD.
  *Predictive text input and auto spell checker to make typing answers
    lightning fast.

“Family Feud & Friends has been an incredible success since it first launched
and we are thrilled that Ludia is now bringing the game to Android users,”
added Nicholas Dale, Senior Manager of Interactive and Mobile for
FremantleMedia Enterprises. “Creating a cross-platform way to connect Family
Feud & Friends across the majority of smartphone and tablet devices is a huge
win for players and fans of the show alike.”

About Ludia Inc.

Ludia creates and distributes cross-platform interactive entertainment with
mass consumer appeal. Located in Montreal and founded by experienced industry
players, Ludia's innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of
original and branded properties including, Are You Smarter Than A 5th
Grader?®, Family Feud®, Jurassic Park, Press Your Luck®, The Price Is Right®,
Where's Waldo?®andWho Wants To Be A Millionaire.

www.ludia.com

About FremantleMedia and FremantleMedia Enterprises

FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of television
entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of RTL Group, the
leading European entertainment network, which is in turn 92 percent owned by
the international media company Bertelsmann. FremantleMedia’s worldwide
production arm is responsible for many of the world’s highest rated prime time
entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes.
FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia,
offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home
Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes
FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia
Australia, Ludia, @radical.media and Original Productions, amongst others) has
operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks,
creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60
formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of
the world’s most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and
globally, produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions
in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and
the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), Take Me
Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten
Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.

www.fremantlemedia.com

About FREMANTLEMEDIA North America

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global
media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces
entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online
platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon AMERICAN
IDOL (FOX), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Hole In The Wall” (Cartoon
Network), “Let’s Make A Deal” (CBS), “Family Feud” (syn), “The Price Is Right”
(CBS) and THE X FACTOR.

About “FAMILY FEUD”

Taped in front of a live audience from its new home in Atlanta,
Georgia,FAMILY FEUDis produced by FremantleMedia North America. Gaby
Johnston is executive producer. Jim Roush is executive in charge of
production. Ken Fuchs is director.

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Contact:

Ludia Inc.
Alexandra Vincelli
Tel: +1 (0) 514 313-3370
avincelli@ludia.com
 
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