A brand new Howdy Kitty game is coming subsequent 12 months. At present, Maestro Media introduced Howdy Kitty: Day on the Park, a model new tabletop board game designed by Roberta Taylor. Particulars concerning the game are being stored below wraps for now, however the game can be for 2-4 gamers and may be performed by ages 8 and up. A Kickstarter for the game will launch this September, with followers capable of have enter on the ultimate design of the game earlier than its launch.
Maestro Media is greatest identified for his or her tabletop adaptation of The Binding of Isaac, and so they’ve additionally developed tabletop variations of Bridge Constructor and Sally Face. The Howdy Kitty franchise marks new territory for Maestro Media, though they’ve confirmed they’ll develop video games devoted to their IPs whereas nonetheless being distinctive.
“We’re ecstatic to be working with Sanrio to carry a brand new Howdy Kitty game on to the followers,” mentioned Javon Frazier, Founder and CEO of Maestro Media. “We can’t wait to work immediately with the beloved model’s thousands and thousands of followers everywhere in the world, incorporating their concepts and suggestions, to create a one-of-a-kind expertise the neighborhood will love.”
Howdy Kitty has appeared in loads of tabletop video games earlier than, though most are licensed variations of video games like Uno, Monopoly and Labyrinth. This may be the primary unique Howdy Kitty game developed in fairly a while, though a number of unique youngsters tabletop video games have been launched within the 2000s on the top of the Howdy Kitty craze.
Howdy Kitty stays an extremely fashionable franchise, with an estimated worth of over $8 billion. The franchise’s power is in its many licensed mission, and Sanrio has restricted its Howdy Kitty TV tasks to YouTube exhibits just lately. New Line is growing a film about Howdy Kitty, though we have had no updates since 2021.