Bam gets Samurai Jack license

The company will publish games based on the popular animated show.

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Bam Entertainment has announced that it has reached an agreement with The Cartoon Network to release games based on the popular animated series Samurai Jack. No specific platforms for the upcoming Samurai Jack games were revealed, but the company did say that the first game using the license will be released sometime this year.

"This agreement is another exciting step in what has been a successful relationship between Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Bam Entertainment,'' said Philippe Erwin, vice president of Interactive Entertainment for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. "Beginning with the success of games based on The Powderpuff Girls and Dexter's Laboratory, our partnership with Bam continues to grow and we look forward to working with them on making Samurai Jack a huge hit in the world of interactive entertainment.''

"We are thrilled to expand our relationship with The Cartoon Network and to bring another of its premiere television shows to the gaming industry,'' said Ray Musci, CEO of Bam Entertainment. "Samurai Jack offers deeply rich content and will be a great source of quality-driven games for our expanding lineup.''

Bam Entertainment already holds the rights to release games based on other Cartoon Network shows such as The Powerpuff Girls, Yogi Bear, and Dexter's Laboratory.

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