Family Guy: Back to the Mutliverse

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Free-to-play Family Guy game announced for iOS, Android

A microtransaction-fuelled Family Guy game will launch next year for iOS and Android, Fox Digital Entertainment has revealed.

The announcement follows the success of The Simpsons: Tapped Out, another Fox brand, which has earned an eye-watering $100 million revenue in just over a year.

The as-yet untitled Family Guy game is being developed by Spellstorm and Tiny Castle studio TinyCo, Gamespot reports, with at least some level of input by Family Guy's writing staff.

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UK chart: COD Black Ops 2 holds off Hitman: Absolution

Epic Mickey 2, Family Guy, PlayStation All-Stars flounder.

Hitman: Absolution has been held from the top spot in this week's UK all-formats chart. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 continued its reign on top despite an 87 per cent drop in sales from last week.

Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse release date

Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse release date

Activision details multiplayer challenges.

Family Guy tie-in Back to the Multiverse will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 23rd November, publisher Activision has announced.

The company has also lifted the lid on the game's multiplayer modes, which allow up to four players to take part in competitive battles and co-op team missions.

Expect appearances from Griffin family regulars as well as cameos from many other familiar faces, such as Ernie the Giant Chicken.

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Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse announced

Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse announced

Activision tie-in due on consoles this Autumn.

Cartoon tie-in Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse launches on consoles this Autumn, Activision has announced.

A barebones announcement from the publisher failed to deliver any further pertinent information, other than that it's an "interactive Family Guy experience" and the show's original voice cast are all on board.

Acti won't have to put in too much effort to surpass the show's first attempt at a video game crossover. Take Two's 2006 PlayStation 2/Xbox effort limped to a 3/10 at the hands of Eurogamer's Dan Whitehead.

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