EA confirms G.I. Joe movie tie-in

Publisher EA is to publish the official multiplatform game tie-in for Paramount’s upcoming G.I. Joe movie, which is due to hit cinemas this August.

The game’s narrative will pick up where the film leaves off, and will touch on elements from the film, cartoon and toy range. It will boast a single screen co-op mode,

As Hasbro and Paramount Pictures reignite the G.I. Joe property this year with an all-new toy line and film, EA is excited to play a major role in bringing this icon of pop culture history to a new generation of enthusiasts through interactive gaming,” EA Hasbro general manager and VP Chip Lange stated.

G.I. Joe offers exceptionally rich storylines and a cast of characters that lends itself incredibly well to creating an over-the-top action adventure video game that will thrill gamers as well as G.I. Joe fans.”

EA will be showing the game for the first time at the new York City Toy Fair starting this Sunday.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra will be released on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP and PS2.

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