Category: Video Games (Page 1 of 3)

‘Rango The Video Game’ Now Available Worldwide

Paramount Digital Entertainment and Electronic Arts have announced that Rango The Video Game is now available worldwide for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and DS. The game is inspired by the forthcoming animated feature film Rango starring Johnny Depp, in theaters March 4.

Rango The Video Game lets players explore a variety of environments featured within and beyond the film where you will encounter Zombie rodents, Alien spaceships and even an 8-bit shootout inside an arcade machine, all-the-while on a quest to save the inhabitants of the town of Dirt.

THQ and DreamWorks Animation announce partnership

THQ and DreamWorks Animation today announced that they have entered into multi-year, multi-property licensing agreements granting THQ the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish video games based on DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming animated feature films, Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom and Puss In Boots, as well as the CG animated television show, The Penguins of Madagascar.

The new agreements grant THQ exclusive worldwide rights to publish interactive games based on these DreamWorks Animation properties for all console and handheld systems, including Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Nintendo Wii Virtual Console, and wireless devices.

THQ plans to release videogames in conjunction with DreamWorks Animation’s theatrical releases, as follows:

– Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom, the sequel to Kung Fu Panda, is scheduled to be released on June 3, 2011.

– Puss In Boots, based on one of the characters in the Shrek universe, is scheduled to be released on November 4, 2011.

– Also, THQ previously announced the rights to publish videogames based on MegaMind (previously known as Oobermind), which is scheduled to be released on November 5, 2010.


‘Avatar: The Last Airbender — Into the Inferno’ game soars into stores

THQ today released “Avatar: The Last Airbender — Into the Inferno,” based on the animated Nickelodeon TV show. The game is now available for the PlayStation 2 ($19.99) and Nintendo Wii ($29.99). A Nintendo DS release is scheduled for November 24, 2008.

The game follows the storyline of the third season of the series where players participate in the climactic conclusion to the 100-year-old war. Players will be able to play as their favorite characters from the show and perform similar martial arts moves, as well as bend all four elements — Earth, Fire, Water and Air. The game will also feature air battles as players soar through the sky on gliders in new flying levels.

The Nintendo DS version of the game will introduce a new “bobble head” style of animation previously seen in Nickelodeon’s special Avatar series of animated shorts.


WALL-E video game now available

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.


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