Cartoon Network USA Cartoon Network This Week Episode 6 With OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes Creator Ian Jones-Quartey
For this week’s episode of Cartoon Network USA’s news show on YouTube – Cartoon Network This Week, Sam chats with OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes show creator – Ian Jones-Quartey. Both Ian and Sam talk about the the brand new OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes mobile Game – Dynamite’s Action News and how the game was initially developed at Cartoon Network’s Game Jam event in Portland, Oregon in 2016. A Game Jam is a get-together of groups of game developers who aim to make a game prototype within a short period length of time, in this case 48 hours, each team were given a different OK K.O! character POW Card, it was the team’s objective to make a game based around the character. Wake Robin Games won the competition and developed Dynamite Action News based around Dynamite Watkins, a news reporter in the show.
In addition to this week’s episode, Cartoon Network USA has uploaded a behind-the-scenes video about the OK K.O.! Game Jam:
In April, Cartoon Network USA will be airing a new half-hour special of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes called “You’re In Control”, in the special, K.O. attempts to control his dark-side alter ego – T.K.O. (Turbo K.O.), meanwhile the plaza’s arch-nemesis – Lord Boxman has something big planned. This week’s episode also featured an exclusive animatic from the special. On the CN Sayin’ app, kids recorded their best Rad impressions, Ian Jones-Quartey also voices Rad in the show. Rupert The Seal celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by kissing the Blarney Stone and shares viewers his montage of Cartoon Network’s green-coloured characters and leprechauns.