Escape to Plastic Beach With Gorillaz

‘Escape to Plastic Beach’ a multi level game that takes players to the new Gorillaz headquarters Plastic Beach was released by Parlophone on Monday, March 29th. The game will also include an MP3 download of Gorillaz’s new single ‘Superfast Jellyfish’ featuring De La Soul and Gruff Rhys, from their new album ‘Plastic Beach’.

Gorillaz Bassist, Murdoc the main protagonist in ‘Escape to Plastic Beach’, will also play the game and post scores which fans can view and compete against via a global high score table.

The game has 3 chapters ?‚àö√ë‚àö¬®with the first and second chapter being available through various gaming sites and Gorillaz.com. The third chapter is available to buy for ¬¨¬®¬¨¬£1:50 from gorillaz.com and includes a MP3 download of the band new single ‘Superfast Jellyfish’.

The first chapter of ‘Escape to Plastic Beach’ recreates events from the ?‚àö√ë‚àö‚â§Stylo’s video in a free-to-play game with Murdoc, 2D and Cyborg Noodle on their journey to Plastic Beach. The second chapter picks up where Stylo ends ?‚àö√ë‚àö¬® continuing underwater as Murdoc attempts to rescue his band mates. The third and final chapter is 3D pay-to-play game set on Plastic Beach. The Soundtrack to Chapter Three ?‚àö√ë‚àö‚â§Superfast Jellyfish’s is available for MP3 download at this point in the game.

‘Escape to Plastic Beach’ is the first game of its type merging numerous levels of the Flash and Unity formats along with an MP3 download. Gorillaz fans who have the ‘Experience Edition’ of Plastic Beach have access to all three chapters.

‘Superfast Jellyfish’ is also available for digital download now and a digital bundle will be released by Parlophone on May 9th.


Click here to access Escape to Plastic Beach.

“Hey! This is fan-tastic. Some top-notch gonk gaming company have made a Gorillaz game that you can play free online. It’s all based on Plastic Beach, and it features me, 2D and my cyborg Noodle! What’s even better is that if you pay the ¬¨¬®¬¨¬£1.50 for the last part, you get our new single “Superfast Jellyfish” chucked in, and that’s got ‘Super Furry’ Gruff and the De La Soul boys on it! El Caminos, Boogiemen, ghostly pirate ships, underwater chases, mines, fat cops and gun battles all wrapped up in some snazzy new gaming technology and a great new Gorillaz track too …I mean, what more could you want? Come n’ play with with me and Gorillaz on Plastic Beach and see how far that gets you…” – M. Niccals.

ABOUT THE GAME:
Chapters One and Two (free-to-play online game).
Out-run and out-gun the Fat Cop and Boogeyman and then evade the ruthless El Camino as the band makes its way to Plastic Beach. Mixing up retro-2D and 2.5D graphics with footage from the Stylo video, Chapter One puts the fate of the band in your hands. In Chapter Two, guide Murdoc in an underwater rescue of Cyborg Noodle and 2D, avoiding mines and hostile sea-life over three challenging levels of aquatic action into the waiting submarine.

Chapter Three (pay-to-play online game).
A full 3D (Unity) game in which Murdoc floats and fights above Plastic Beach HQ on his Doom Glider to foil 2D repeated escape attempts whilst battling ghost pirate ships. Featuring six game levels.

For more information, please contact:
For Gorillaz please contact RMP 02087497999 / press@rmplondon.co.uk




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