Disney Interactive Studios Deploys G-Force on Mission to Retail Shelves
G-Force Video Games Inspired by the Upcoming Walt Disney Pictures Feature Film Now Available
BURBANK, Calif. –(Business Wire)– Jul 21, 2009– A unique group of pint-sized heroes is ready to save the world. G-Force, the video game inspired by the highly anticipated feature film “G-Force” from Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films, is available now at all major retailers.
G-Force is available on Wii™, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™ and Windows-based PC.
G-Force is the first game for next-generation systems to fully feature three-dimensional game play. On the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system versions, players can turn on the 3-D features at any point throughout the game to experience the special 3-D features while wearing 3-D glasses. Every G-Force game for those two systems comes with two pairs of special 3-D glasses.
G-Force is a fast-paced action-platform game featuring a unique team of specially trained guinea pigs that use high-tech gadgets and specialized talents to complete a dangerous secret mission. Players control Darwin, the G-Force team leader, and housefly surveillance commando Mooch. Darwin and Mooch enlist the rest of G-Force team to use their unique high-tech gadgets and stealth mastery to save the world from a robot army of evil household appliances, including waffle irons, water coolers and vacuum cleaners. G-Force features innovative gameplay with a unique sense of scale and puzzle solving that requires players to manipulate environments and enemies to complete their mission.
“The G-Force video game not only goes beyond the film, it delivers a fantastic experience for gamers of any age with high-quality graphics, inventive gadgets and dynamic gameplay,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “The revolutionary 3-D technology adds an innovative element that provides even greater immersion and excitement for players.”
G-Force includes unique weapons, enemies and stories that extend the experience from the film.
Published by Disney Interactive Studios, the G-Force game for consoles and Windows PC was developed by Eurocom. The Nintendo DS and PSP system versions were developed by Keen Games.
Popular actors Jon Favreau (“Hurley”), Bill Nighy (“Leonard Saber”) and Sam Rockwell (“Darwin”) reprise their roles from the motion picture, and help bring to life the characters and story in the G-Force video game with their voiceover acting.
G-Force is available for Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation 3 system for $49.99. Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2 system and PSP system versions are available for $29.99 and the Windows-based PC version is available for $19.99. G-Force is rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and Older by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
In addition, G-Force: The Mobile Game is also available on most major wireless carriers. G-Force: The Mobile Game is an action-strategy game featuring core members of G-Force team. In this prequel to the movie, you and your teammates conduct a series of training missions by following clues, solving puzzles, and destroying enemy targets in preparation for real-life situations. G-Force: The Mobile Game will be available for iPhone, iPod Touch and Java/Brew platforms, and has a suggested retail price of $6.99 (prices may vary by carrier).
About the “G-FORCE” film
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer brings his first 3-D film to the big screen with G-FORCE, a comedy adventure about the latest evolution of a covert government program to train animals to work in espionage. Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, these highly trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Tapped for the G-FORCE are guinea pigs Darwin (voice of SAM ROCKWELL), the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster (voice of TRACY MORGAN), an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez (voice of PENELOPE CRUZ), a sexy martial arts pro; plus the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, Mooch, and a star-nosed mole, Speckles (voice of NICOLAS CAGE), the computer and information specialist. Along the way, the G-FORCE encounters myriad other members of the animal kingdom, including pet shop layabout Hurley (voice of JON FAVREAU) and the rabidly territorial hamster Bucky (voice of STEVE BUSCEMI).
Directed by Academy Award®-winning visual effects master Hoyt H. Yeatman Jr. — G-FORCE takes audiences on a high-octane thrill ride, proving once and for all that the world needs bigger heroes.
About Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios, part of Disney Interactive Media Group, is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games, mobile games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. Disney Interactive Studios is based in Glendale, California, and has internal development studios around the world. For more information, log on to http://www.disneyinteractivestudios.com.
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