Players of the popular Facebook game Hidden Haunts are getting a specially tailored preview of the summer movie, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which debuts in theaters on June 22.
Making Fun Inc., a division of News Corp. Digital Media Group, announced an agreement with Fox Digital Entertainment to integrate nine scenes from the film into the suitably spooky hidden-objects game. Unlike many games in this genre, Hidden Haunts prides itself on using beautifully photo-realistic scenes, so the fillm’s promotional images will fit right in to the experience.
John Welch, president of Making Fun, said this was an exciting opportunity, particularly since the movie’s “history-bending tone will sync perfectly with the game” and its Facebook-based social interaction.
“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a stylish, tongue-in-cheek mash-up and a high-octane thrill-ride,” said Rick Phillips, senior vice president, Mobile, Fox Digital Entertainment. “We’re pleased to give action movie fans, vampire fans, gamers, and history buffs a chance to expand their enjoyment through Hidden Haunts gaming and Facebook social media.”
Making Fun – press release [PDF]
Hidden Haunts – Facebook page
Making Fun – official site
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – IMDB entry