BURBANK, Calif. (May 28, 2009)– From sold out shows to the big and small screens, the Jonas Brothers are set to take over the video game world as well. Disney Interactive Studios today announced the development of JONAS for Nintendo DS. The game allows players to take on the role of three superstar brothers– Nick, Joe and Kevin Lucas in outrageous adventures from the Disney Channel comedy series“JONAS.” Players help the JONAS band members juggle concerts, school, friends and fans to find the balance between their rock star world and ordinary lives.
"JONAS is the perfect complement to the hit television show, giving fans additional access to the Jonas Brothers as they portray the Lucas Brothers─their music, their fashion and their lives,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios.“The game delivers a unique blend of adventure, humour and music that will keep fans of the Jonas Brothers entertained and engaged”
Based on the Disney Channel comedy series, the game follows the Lucas brothers as they go about their everyday, but not so normal lives. It features other main characters from the show, including good friends Macy and Stella, and lets fans explore familiar locations including the brother’s firehouse and school as seen in the television show. Players can also customise the JONAS band members’ wardrobe for their daytime antics, as well as cool outfits for when they take the stage.
Featuring interactive environments, JONAS allows players to collect musical notes to power up their guitars and then strike the right guitar chords to overcome obstacles and help the JONAS band members. The game also features hit songs from the“JONAS” television show. Fans will be able to perform to the songs in concerts after each level is completed.
Developed by Altron, JONAS will be available for Nintendo DS.
About Disney Interactive Studios
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About Disney Channel
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