LYON, FRANCE– November 30 th 2012 – D3Publisher (D3P), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced that Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game, inspired by DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) 3D animated film, Rise of the Guardians, is now available on Wii™ console, Nintendo 3DS™ system, Nintendo DS™ 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 also be available on Nintendo’s Wii U™ console on 07/12/2012. Rise of the Guardians comes to theaters in 3D on 30/11/2012.
Save the hopes, beliefs and imaginations of children all over the world in this family friendly, multiplayer adventure featuring drop-in-and-out multiplayer for up to four players on consoles. You’ll play as one of as one of the legendary Guardians, including: North (aka Santa Claus), Tooth (aka the Tooth Fairy), Bunnymund (aka the Easter Bunny), Sandy (aka the Sandman), and Jack Frost. Each of these characters has its own set of customizable attributes that players can upgrade, including strength, speed, focus, belief, defense and energy to help the Guardians take on the evil spirit named Pitch (aka the Boogeyman) and his infectious Nightmares.
The Guardians are also equipped with many never-before-seen spellbinding powers including Jack Frost’s “Snow Fight” move which rapid-fires snowballs at your enemies, Tooth’s “Tooth Chain” ability where she links her collection of mini-tooth fairies together to create a damaging chain whip and Bunnymund’s “Rotten Eggs” attack where he summons eggs that charge and explode. Plus, with tons of epic team attacks at your disposal, you will be able to help the Guardians protect the hopes, beliefs and imaginations of children all over the world!
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game is developed by Torus Games.
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