Codemasters unveils Dirty Dancing game

An ‘action puzzler' game adaptation of Dirty Dancing will be released by Codemasters Online Gaming at the end of this year.

The casual title will feature a series of mini-games based on the cult movie, and will tie-in with the 20th anniversary of the film's original release.

VP and general manager of Codemasters Online Gaming David Solari commented: Dirty Dancing is one of the most beloved movies of all time with millions of dedicated fans across the world.

Dirty Dancing - The Video Game will make the perfect Christmas present for fans of the movie, and we are thrilled to be able to bring this much loved film to the video game world.”

EVP of marketing at Lionsgate Anne Parducci added: "As casual gaming continues to explode in popularity, it is becoming more necessary than ever to provide compelling, multi-faceted titles that people can relate to in order to break away from the clutter.

Dirty Dancing delivers compelling subject matter that has all the tools to become an instant hit online. The movie appeals to audiences of all ages and continues to win over new fans through increased exposure from the highly successful DVDs and multiple airings on cable. For two decades, girls and women have identified with Baby, and through this wonderful game from Codemasters, they will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in her world like never before."