Space Heroes Universe cartoon wins 2012 Pixel Awards – Animation Category

Sydney, Australia 25th February 2013 – Independent Entertainment Studio Bubble Gum Interactive is thrilled to announce that its animated cartoon episode Space Heroes Universe ‘Villainy has a New Name’ has been named the winner in the animation category of the 2012 Pixel Awards.

Within its category, Space Heroes Universe was up against serious competition including Walt Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy and Nintendo’s Pokemon.

Now in its seventh year, the Pixel Awards have since 2006 taken a fresh look at the best on the web. The awards honor compelling creative content design and development in 24 diverse categories with thousands of entrants from around the world.

“Storytelling is at the heart of everything we do.” said Phil Mason, Bubble Gum Interactive CEO “Our global fan base of kids and families have told us they love the pilot cartoon so we’re excited to announce that we’re already in production on episode 2, with more to follow during 2013!”

Based on the multi-award winning kids virtual world, the Space Heroes Universe cartoon tells the tale of the intrepid Space Heroes Ace, Kira, Professor Q and their friends as they embark on an intergalactic adventure to rescue the life-giving glows. Together, they pit themselves against the “I-wish-I-was-more-evil” Lord Shadowbot and his long suffering sidekicks who plan to steal all the glows and bring darkness to the galaxy.

The cartoon is freely available via the official Space Heroes Youtube Channel, as a free “Pocket Toons” download from Google Play and coming soon to the Apple iTunes store.


Space Heroes Universe wins 2012 Pixel Awards
About Bubble Gum Interactive

Bubble Gum Interactive is an independent entertainment studio headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Our mission is to create compelling and engaging gaming experiences with a focus on fun, creativity, quality and entertainment value that help kids discover every day. Our first game, Space Heroes Universe! is a multi-award winning kids virtual world in which players create their own hero and explore a galaxy full of fun and adventure. Our first game for mobile, Jetpack Jinx is available for Google Play and Apple iOS. Discover more at

About The Pixel Awards

Established in 2006, The Pixel Awards take a fresh look at the best on the web. We are the cutting-edge website award, annually honoring compelling sites that have shown excellence in web design and development. Sites are submitted in 24 diverse categories, including our unique Agency, Geek, and Green categories. Any site can enter. Only 24 exceptional sites will win.


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