Indiagames to develop mobile game on NBC's hit comedy 'The Office'

MUMBAI: Mobile entertainment content provider Indiagames has clinched a deal with US broadcaster major NBC. The company has announced that it is publishing a mobile phone game based on the channel's hit comedy series The Office in a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group.

Indiagames will launch this initiative with The Office Games, a mobile game that will bring petty behavior and zero productivity to the mobile handset. Developed solely in-house, the game will feature groundbreaking cubical game-play that will allow players to participate in a variety of different mini-games including Wastekeball, Paper-Football (Hateball), Table-Top Golf, Office Paper War and more, states an official release.

"We are thrilled to bring the fun, smart humor and the resulting awkward silence of The Office to mobile phones," says Indiagames CEO Vishal Gondal.

"I'm convinced that this suite of addictive casual games will lead to diminished productivity in offices across North America," said Universal Mobile Entertainment senior vice president Jeremy Laws. "I can't think of a more fitting tribute to NBC's hit comedy series."

The Office takes a painfully funny look at the interactions of the desk jockeys at Dunder Mifflin paper-supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Golden Globe winner Steve Carell stars as unctuous regional manager Michael Scott who hosts the documentary crew on a tour of the workplace.

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