DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS INVITES FANS TO TAKE ON THE ROLE OF A WIZARD-IN-TRAINING THIS SUMMER IN WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE FOR

BURBANK, Calif.– (April 2 2009)– Disney Interactive Studios announced today the upcoming release of Wizards of Waverly Place on Nintendo DS™, a new video game based on the hit Disney Channel TV program. The game takes players on magical and humorous adventures with favourite characters from the show.

Wizards of Waverly Place allows fans to play as their favourite wizard-in-training, Alex Russo, who is played by rising star Selena Gomez on the show, casting magical spells and participating in mini-games to complete tasks and acquire new magic skills. Players can experience the lives of the Russo kids as they explore locations from the show, including the Waverly Sub Station, the Wizards Lair, Tribeca Prep, the Russo loft and many more. Wizards of Waverly Place is an adventure game that allows players to explore brand new storylines extending beyond the“Wizards of Waverly Place” television series

Also in the game are Alex’s brothers, Justin and Max, who are constantly helping to keep Alex out of trouble. Alex always creates mischievous fun wherever she goes, and casting magic is a great way to experience her adventures. Additionally, players can customise Alex’s wardrobe by unlocking accessories and outfits true to her style.

About Disney Channel

Disney Channel presents entertainment programming for kids and families including the hit animated series "Phineas and Ferb", the live action sensation "Hannah Montana" and the Disney Channel Original Movies "High School Musical" and "Camp Rock".

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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