Cameron Breaks New Ground with `Avatar` Game

By December 2, 2009Newswires

Cameron Breaks New Ground with `Avatar` Game
The filmmaker was heavily involved in production of the game, which debuts stereoscopic 3D.
by John Gaudiosi

For years, the videogame industry has made games based on properties that writer/director/producer James Cameron has created or filmed, including “Aliens” and “The Terminator.” But he wasn`t involved in those — they were straight licensing deals.

That all changed for “Avatar.”

The result: not just a videogame created in tandem with the filmmakers, but the first game to employ stereoscopic 3D. (For a peek inside the game, check out our slideshow.)

“James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game” was released in stores Tuesday on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, PSP and Nintendo DS.

Together with Montreal development studio Ubisoft — who worked with Peter Jackson on his “King Kong” videogame — Cameron created an entire world of Pandora that mirrors what will be seen in theaters.

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