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Blade Runner 2049 coming to mobile gaming this year

Alcon Entertainment has partnered with the Finnish mobile game developer and publisher, Next Games to bring Blade Runner 2049 to mobile gaming.

Next Games – the team behind the hit mobile gaming title The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land – specialises in games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies, TV series and books.

Its latest title is based on the upcoming sequel to the 80s classic. Blade Runner 2049 is a sci-fi thriller from Denis Villeneuve and Ridley Scott. The film features Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard, with Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.

The film is set for release in 3D, 2D and IMAX worldwide on October 6th this year.

Next Games CEO, Teemu Huuhtanen, said: “We are thrilled to work on Blade Runner, a true pop culture icon. We are determined to deliver on Blade Runner’s unique themes and vision of the future.

“Both we and Alcon Entertainment value mobile games that are authentic and true to the original property. Our partnership is a confirmation of Next Games’ mission to redefine the way entertainment franchises can be transformed into, and enhanced by, highly engaging mobile games enjoyed by millions of fans globally.”

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