Worldwide family entertainment publisher Outright Games™ in partnership with digital-first, kids entertainment studio pocket.watch’s™ gaming division P.W Games™ and Sunlight Entertainment, the family-run production company and creator of the ‘Ryan’s World’™ brand, today announced the release of ‘Race With Ryan’™ the first-ever console game based on the massively popular global kids’ brand ‘Ryan’s World’™. Kids and families can race to victory across multiple, magical worlds as Ryan and his friends including Moe, Gus, Alpha Lexa and more. The game also features a four-player-split-screen to race with friends in multiplayer mode. ‘Race With Ryan’ is available today on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC. Exclusively at Smyth’s Toy Store in the UK for £29.99 and many retailers in the U.S. including Target, Amazon and Gamestop for $39.99 with a version of the game which includes a limited edition Race with Ryan collectible die cast vehicle exclusively available at Walmart in the USA and Big W in Australia. ‘Race With Ryan’ can also be downloaded from the Playstation Store, Xbox Live, Nintendo eShop and Steam.
“We are delighted to be a part of today’s launch of the first ever ‘Ryan’s World’ console video game, working with one of the biggest YouTube creators in the world, to create something that has never been seen before,” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games. “Race With Ryan is the embodiment of family friendly gaming that we here at Outright Games are proud to create every day. It’s colourful, hilarious fun with friends and family and brings one of the world’s biggest kids’ entertainment franchises to a must-play interactive experience for a brand-new audience.”
Launched earlier this year, pocket.watch’s P.W Games banner has successfully brought a series of mobile games to market, with ‘Race With Ryan’ marking the first console game.
“From the start, we’ve seen an overwhelming amount of success from our titles, and P.W Games is excited to partner with Outright Games and Sunlight Entertainment to bring ‘Race With Ryan’ to console and PC’s everywhere,” said Greg Hayes, VP of Games & Publishing, pocket.watch. “We see a genuine connection between gaming and families, and when you add a trusted brand like ‘Ryan’s World’ into the mix, it creates a shared, authentic experience that can be enjoyed by all.”
“We had so much fun as a family when helping to create this game,” said Ryan’s father, Shion Kaji. “Players will see and hear Ryan and the beloved characters from Ryan’s World as they experience the exciting race gameplay in different magical lands.”
As one of the top kid content creators on YouTube, Ryan’s channels received over 41 billion views to date, and amassed over 31 million subscribers (and growing).