Items tagged with Spongebob Squarepants

Developer Purple Lamp Studios and publisher TNQ Nordic are bringing everyone's favorite sponge to modern consoles. We are of course talking about SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Reydrated, and over the weekend at Gamecom, TNQ Nordic provided around 12 minutes of actual gameplay footage, giving us a slightly extended glimpse of how the remake will fare on today's hardware. The original version came out in October 2003, debuting for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and Windows PCs. But just as Spyro somewhat recently saw a graphical overhaul by developer Toys for Bob and publisher Activision in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy release, SpongeBob is getting similar... Read more...
Amazon is serious about shoring up its catalog of streaming titles, so much so that it went and cut its biggest check ever for a subscription-streaming license. The Prime video provider struck a deal with Viacom, forking over more than $200 million to secure the rights to hundreds of kids' shows, including the wildly popular Spongebob Squarepants and Dora the Explorer franchises. Citing a "person familiar with the deal," Reuters says the deal is good for more than two years and includes a deeper library of titles than what Netflix previously had access to. Speaking of which, the timing of the deal comes only a few days after Netflix stopped streaming Nickelodeon shows, as that deal just expired.... Read more...