Online games specialist Bigpoint and Fox Consumer Products have announced the international open beta launch of Ice Age Online.
Based on the hit film franchise, Ice Age Online brings together the characters and environments in a free to play, browser-based adventure game with a host of social features.
Players take on the role of a sloth who discovers the perfect home for its herd, but suddenly becomes separated by a volcanic eruption. To survive, players must rescue the lost members and build camps for their prehistoric animal friends through a combination of mission and jump-n-run gameplay.
There are multiple game modes, plus a World Map and a variety of locations can be explored, based on familiar settings within the movie franchise.
"Video games and film have an organic connection, and the online game space offers the opportunity for fans around the world to be immersed in the world of Ice Age in an all new way," said Jeffrey Godsick, president of Fox Consumer Products. "Bigpoint was a natural partner choice for launching this franchise phenomenon on an online gaming platform."
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