Krypton Radio Newswire

San Jose, Calif., Gaia Interactive, the world-class social gaming publisher of Monster Galaxy, recently announced a partnership with Yen Press to bring the epic Monster Galaxy video game franchise to life through a new series of graphic novels. Monster Galaxy readers will experience all new adventures with their favorite characters while exploring new worlds, meeting new characters and discovering never before seen monsters.

Kurt Hassler, Publishing Director at Yen Press, said of the adaptation, “Monster Galaxy is a fantastically addictive game — as evidenced by the fact that I can hardly pry our editorial staff away from it since we began discussions of an adaptation! We look forward working with Gaia to introduce both existing fans and new readers to new stories set within this marvelously engaging world in an entirely new medium.”

Readers will be joining over 25 million other users in experiencing the iconic battles, intriguing characters and fantastical world of Monster Galaxy. More details regarding the Monster Galaxy Graphic Novel will be announced at Comic-Con 2012.

“Expanding the world of Monster Galaxy through graphic novels gives readers the unique opportunity to experience new and exciting adventures including new characters, worlds and monsters while still incorporating classic iconic moments from the games,” said Christopher Castagnetto, Senior Marketing Product Manager at Gaia Interactive.

The Monster Galaxy franchise recently achieved a major milestone, crossing 25 million players worldwide, making it among the most widely recognized brands in online gaming. In addition to the upcoming graphic novel, Gaia has teamed up with Radar Pictures to work on an upcoming Monster Galaxy Live Action Motion Picture.  Gaia and Radar have partnered with writer Reinhard Denke to develop a unique, fun and action packed script. The Monster Galaxy Motion Picture promises to deliver Gaia’s unique characters and fantastic world while leveraging Radar Pictures’ vast experience in the movie industry to make the project massively appealing to audiences beyond fans of the game. More details regarding the Monster Galaxy Motion Picture will be announced in 2012.



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