Sydney, Australia 11th April 2012 – Independent Children’s Entertainment developer Bubble Gum Interactive is thrilled to announce that its acclaimed virtual universe Little Space Heroes has been selected as an Official Honoree of the 16th Annual Webby Awards in both the Games and the Youth categories.
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising and media, online film and video, and mobile and apps. Established in 1996, the 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries worldwide.
Being selected as an Official Honoree means Little Space Heroes was chosen for its exceptional quality as being amongst the very best entries from around the world.
“Our team has been working very hard to create an amazing new gaming experience for kids worldwide,” said Phil Mason, CEO “And we’re thrilled to learn that Little Space Heroes made it onto the Official Honoree List in not one but TWO categories in the 16th Annual Webby Awards. It’s exciting to see us join a prestigious honor roll that includes Cartoon Network, Google’s Creative Lab, Nickelodeon and of course our old friends at Disney. It’s onwards and upwards for Little Space Heroes in 2012 as we continue to develop the story in the virtual universe as well as mobile games and cartoons.”
Little Space Heroes is an award-winning family-friendly entertainment brand for kids worldwide. This compelling tale centres on the adventures of the Little Space Heroes as they search the galaxy for the dastardly Lord Shadowbot, a not-so-evil villain with a fear of the dark.
Much more than a virtual world, Little Space Heroes is a virtual universe that provides kids with a safe, social, fun and interactive experience to play with friends online. Since launching in late 2011 at the game has experienced rapid growth and universal praise from kids, parents, teachers and press from over 50 countries.
Kids can strap on their jetpacks and blast of for adventure at www.littlespaceheroes.com.