The Walt Disney Company purchased Club Penguin from New Horizon Interactive in August 2007, for the initial price of 350 million United States Dollars, with an additional 350 million dollars in bonuses provided specific targets were met by 2009.
Club Penguin has partnered with Marvel Comics and Shake It Up. Upcoming crossovers include innocent fruits.
Club Penguin has sold many merchandise such as stuffed plush penguins, and stuffed puffles, mix and match figures (in which head, body, some items, and lower parts of a penguin come off to mix with another set or another penguin in the same set) and Card-Jitsu cards; including Card-Jitsu Fire and Water cards.
These toys can be bought at many stores worldwide, but are most notably found at Toys 'R' Us.
TV Series and Animated FeaturesEdit
Recently, Club Penguin has started a YouTube channel. An Internet Club Penguin Animated Short series began on December 3rd 2011. It sometimes airs on Disney XD and Disney Channel. An animated TV series is set to premiere on Disney Channel on October 24, 2012.
- Club Penguin's Business Number is 1-888-861-4111. Their email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Some how there are abuse penguins that don't follow by the rules and also there are hackers so be careful when you create an account
- The Club Penguin Animated Series airs exactly 7 years after Club Penguin launches as a game.
Club Penguin is currently available in five different languages.
- English (American)
Club Penguin has been recognised with the following rewards:
- 2009 Webby Awards
- Wired Kids- Best of the Web Award 2009
- Parents Choice Recommended- Gold Award- 2008
- Children's Technology Review- Editor's Choice
- N.A.P.P.A. Gold 2008
- Kidspot- Best of 2008
- Entertainment Standard of Excellence- WebAwards- 2009
- BAFTA Awards- Nominee
- Better Business Bureau - Kid's Privacy Seal of Approval.
- Better Business Bureau- 2008 Torch Award
- ESRB Rating- E for Everyone
External Links Edit
- Play Club Penguin.
- The official game tutorial.
- Wikipedia article on Club Penguin
- Club Penguin's website prior to its purchase by Disney.
- Club Penguin's pre-Disney introduction video.
- Club Penguin's home page image
Sites supporting Club Penguin Edit
Club Penguin can be played via six different websites: