The Addams Family is now available on mobile in a new game based on the upcoming movie release.
The Addams Family Mystery Mansion, available from Google Play and Apple's App Store, is described as a ‘darkly humorous' mobile game, in which players must help Morticia and Gomez to reunite their family and refurnish their home.
Created by Animoca Brands subsidiary Pixowl and MGM Interactive, the game features chapters and missions driven by an original story and witty dialogue, players collect their favourite characters from the movie The Addams Family as well as expand their catalogue of spooky furniture and home decor.
The game is free to download and play, with optional premium content.
The Addams Family Mystery Mansion is based on the animated comedy horror movie, The Addams Family, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM). Pixowl has a non-exclusive license to use the property and assets of The Addams Family to develop, distribute, and monetise The Addams Family Mystery Mansion for a term lasting through 31 December 2024.
As for the Addams Family movie, it's set for a pretty staggered cinema release around the world. It's set to open in Australian and New Zealand cinemas in December – almost two months after it opens in the United States and other countries.
For those who aren't up to date on The Addams Family is, it's based on the franchise spawned by the comic by Charles Addams, first published in 1938, and also includes books, films, television series, animations, video games, and musicals.
Here's a quick film synopsis:
“Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back on the big screen in the first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block.
“Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, The Addams Family redefines what it means to be a good neighbour. Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas - Friends, Day of the Diesels) direct a voice cast led by Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Annihilation) as Gomez Addams, Academy Award winner Charlize Theron (Atomic Blonde, Mad Max: Fury Road) as Morticia Addams, Chlo Grace Moretz (The Miseducation of Cameron Post, If I Stay) as Wednesday Addams, Finn Wolfhard (It, Netflix's Stranger Things) as Pugsley Addams, Nick Kroll (Big Mouth, Sing) as Uncle Fester, Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus, Beaches) as Grandmama and Academy Award winner Allison Janney (I, Tonya) as the family's arch nemesis Margaux Needler.