D3Publisher (D3P), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced that it will bring the DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) animated film, Rise of the Guardians, to Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, Wii™ system, Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, Nintendo DS™ hand-held system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game will be available at retail on November 30, 2012 to coincide with the theatrical release of the film.
Let your imagination soar in Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game as you play in an action-packed adventure game as one of the classic childhood legends, including: North (aka Santa Claus), Tooth (aka the Tooth Fairy), Bunnymund (aka the Easter Bunny), Sandman, and Jack Frost. Each player has their own set of upgradable and never-before-seen extraordinary abilities to help you take on the evil spirit “Pitch” and his infectious nightmares. With drop-in-and-out multiplayer and up to four players on consoles, cool team attacks, and an arsenal of spellbinding moves, you and your team of Guardians will protect the hopes, beliefs and imaginations of children all over the world!
“This holiday season, Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game will bring your favorite childhood legends to life,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3P. “Our game will take players to imaginative worlds expanded exclusively for the game, where they will battle original enemies, and level up their characters to gain more powerful attack moves to ultimately stop Pitch and his evil nightmares.”
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game is under development by Torus Games.