Tabletop and video games publisher Maestro Media has partnered with Sanrio to create a new game based on the popular pop culture icon, Hello Kitty. The game, called “Hello Kitty: Day at the Park” by Roberta Taylor, will be available for crowdfunding in September 2023, with backers receiving the final product before it is made available for retail in 2024. Maestro Media is known for popular games like Sugar Heist and The Binding of Isaac, and has raised over $15 million from various crowdfunding projects. This game will be a new experience for fans, as it will be a tabletop game, unlike the previous Hello Kitty video games and merchandise.
A New Hello Kitty Game for Fans Worldwide
Maestro Media founder and CEO Javon Frazier said in a statement, We are ecstatic to be working with Sanrio to bring a new Hello Kitty game directly to the fans. We cannot wait to work directly with the beloved brands millions of fans all over the world, incorporating their ideas and feedback, to create a one-of-a-kind experience the community will love. The game will be designed for 2-4 players and each session will last between 20-30 minutes, making it an easy game for players of all ages.
Crowdfunding and Fan Involvement
The crowdfunding campaign for Hello Kitty: Day at the Park is set to launch in September 2023, with fans being able to contribute to the game’s development process. According to Maestro Media, fan involvement and feedback will be incorporated into the game’s design, creating a unique and special experience for Hello Kitty fans worldwide.
A Game for All Ages
The game will be appropriate for ages 8 and up, allowing a new generation of tabletop gamers to be introduced to the medium through a character they already know and love. With the popularity of tabletop games on the rise, and Hello Kitty being a beloved character worldwide, this game is sure to be a hit among fans young and old.
The partnership between Maestro Media and Sanrio to create a Hello Kitty tabletop game is an exciting development for fans of the character worldwide. With the opportunity for fan involvement and feedback during the game’s development, the final product is sure to be a unique and special experience for players. With a crowdfunding campaign set to launch in September 2023 and a retail release planned for 2024, fans won’t have to wait long to get their hands on this exciting new game.
Frequently Asked Question
Who is Maestro Media and what games have they previously published?Maestro Media is a tabletop and video games publisher based in the United States. They have previously published games such as Sugar Heist and The Binding of Isaac. Their various crowdfunding projects have collectively raised more than $15 million from backers.
What is Sanrio’s involvement in the creation of the Hello Kitty game?Sanrio is the owner of the Hello Kitty brand and has partnered with Maestro Media to create a new tabletop game based on the character. They will likely provide input and guidance throughout the development process.
What can we expect from the gameplay of “Hello Kitty: Day at the Park”?“Hello Kitty: Day at the Park” is designed for 2-4 players and each session will last just 20-30 minutes. It is appropriate for ages 8 and up and will allow a new generation of tabletop gamers to be introduced to the medium through a character they already know and love. Further details about the gameplay are not yet available.
What is the release timeline for “Hello Kitty: Day at the Park”?Maestro Media plans to launch a crowdfunding campaign for “Hello Kitty: Day at the Park” in September, with plans to incorporate fan involvement and feedback. The final product will be sent to backers, then made available for retail in 2024.