Archives for June, 2008
THQ announced today that the WALL-E video game has shipped into retail outlets throughout North America for Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PSP, Nintendo DS, Games for Windows, Mac and mobile phones.
WALL-E is rated E for everyone and is now available for the suggested retail prices of $49.99 (Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3), $39.99 (PlayStation 2), $29.99 (PSP, Nintendo DS) and $19.99 (Games for Windows, Mac).
Players take control of WALL-E and EVE as they relive some of the movie’s thrilling moments throughout more than nine massive environments.
Pixar’s WALL-E is leading a campaign by NASA and Walt Disney Studios to promote interest among schoolchildren in science and technology.
NASA and Disney have signed a Space Act Agreement for a series of educational and public outreach activities related to Pixar’s new movie, WALL-E, opening in theaters nationwide on June 27.
Disney has designed a :30 PSA featuring WALL-E for NASA’s television channels and Web site. The video is designed to draw students to NASA’s Web site to explore the agency’s missions. The WALL-E character also will be featured on NASA’s Kids’ Club page. In addition, Disney has designed a “movie surfer vignette” about WALL-E that touches on science and technology that drives NASA’s programs, which began airing on the Disney Channel in June.
Starting June 27 and running through August 27, the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood will host a special NASA space exploration display, including imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope, which can be enjoyed by all guests coming to see WALL-E there.
Check out this preview for Pixar’s short film, Presto. It will premiere in theaters before WALL-E.
The American Film Institute (AFI) has named its Top 10 Films in various genres, including animation. Here is AFI’s Top 10 Animated Films list:
1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
4. The Lion King
6. Toy Story
7. Beauty and the Beast
10. Finding Nemo
To check out more info about each film, along with videos of celebrities discussing each film, head on over to AFI.