Disney Interactive Studios Announces Fall Lineup of Disney Channel Video Games
Popular Characters from High School Musical, Hannah Montana and More
> Team Up on Consoles and Handhelds this Holiday Season
> BURBANK, Calif. - (June 14, 2007) - Families have a lot to look forward
> to with all-new video game adventures based on hit Disney Channel series
> coming to consoles and handhelds this fall. Published by Disney
> Interactive Studios, the video game lineup includes Hannah Montana:
> Music Jam on Nintendo DS(tm), Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour on
> Wii(tm) from Nintendo, The Cheetah Girls: Pop Star Sensations on
> Nintendo DS and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies on
> Nintendo DS. Additionally, fans of all ages will be singing along with
> the gang in High School Musical: Sing It! on Wii and PlayStation(r)2
> computer entertainment system, and showing off their dance moves in High
> School Musical: Makin' the Cut on Nintendo DS. And finally,
> action-lovers will battle enemies alongside renowned heroes in Power
> Rangers: Super Legends on Nintendo DS, PC and PlayStation 2 system.
> "Whether they aspire to dance and sing with the characters of 'High
> School Musical' or save the world with the heroic Red Ranger, kids,
> tweens and families will have plenty of options with our lineup of video
> games based on popular Disney Channel properties," said Craig Relyea,
> vice president of marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. "We understand
> parents are looking for games that are appropriate for the entire
> family, and we're providing a line-up of games that are positive, safe
> and fun for every member of the family.
> Get those vocal cords ready! Based on the phenomenally successful Disney
> Channel original movie "High School Musical," Disney's High School
> Musical: Sing It! features songs, sets and characters from the original
> film and "High School Musical 2" premiering in August. Available for Wii
> and the PlayStation 2 system, this karaoke video game allows fans to
> interact with the movies' stars for the first time on any gaming
> console. With 30 songs to choose from, along with 30 minutes of "High
> School Musical" bonus footage and cast interviews, High School Musical:
> Sing It! will be the karaoke game of choice for fans, kids, tweens and
> families. Players can also choose their favorite backdrop and belt out
> hit songs from other popular Disney Channel favorites. High School
> Musical: Sing It! will be available in August and rated "E" for
> everyone. On Wii, the product will be $59.99 bundled with a microphone.
> For the PlayStation 2 system, the game will be $49.99 bundled with a
> microphone and $39.99 without the microphone.
> High School Musical: Makin' the Cut! on Nintendo DS tests players' dance
> and rhythm skills as they compete in a cross-country musical
> competition, choreographing and dancing to the well-known songs from
> "High School Musical" and "High School Musical 2". In this addictive
> rhythm-based game, fans play as any of the six "High School Musical"
> stars (or their own customized character) as they dance to the beat and
> travel across America. Additionally, players can create their own music
> videos and share them with friends via the Nintendo DS' wireless
> capabilities. High School Musical: Makin' the Cut! will be available in
> August for a $29.99 MSRP with an "E" for everyone rating.
> Power Rangers fans play as the ultimate super heroes on an action-packed
> adventure to save the world from evil in Power Rangers: Super Legends.
> Players battle enemies, solve puzzles and explore an interactive world
> as some of the most beloved Power Ranger heroes from the original Mighty
> Morphin squad to the current Operation Overdrive team. The game
> combines fast-paced, martial arts combat with super moves and
> gravity-defying aerial combos. In the spirit of the series, players can
> team up with a friend for cooperative missions and massive Zord battles.
> Power Rangers: Super Legends will be available in November on the
> PlayStation 2 system, Nintendo DS and PC. Anticipated prices include
> $29.99 for Nintendo DS and the PlayStation 2 system, and $19.99 for PC
> with an anticipated E10+ rating for everyone 10 and older for all
> In Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour for the Wii, players tour the
> world as the pop princess herself and live the dream of rock stardom.
> Players dance with their Wii controllers as Hannah dances with you on
> stage to earn devoted fans worldwide. Off stage, players design the
> look of each show, including stage settings and wardrobe, and even
> special effects and pyrotechnics. Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour
> will be available in October for $49.99 with an anticipated E for
> everyone rating.
> In Hannah Montana: Music Jam on the Nintendo DS, girls are transported
> into the exciting and sometimes crazy world of Miley Stewart and her
> alter ego Hannah Montana. Playing as both characters, kids practice
> their musical talents, coordinate high fashions and live out their
> dreams of becoming a pop star in Hannah's greatest musical challenge
> yet. To help her win this competition, players use their Nintendo DS
> touch screen to master instruments including lead, bass and rhythm
> guitars, along with drums. On top of everything else, a new and
> mysterious pop-star blasts onto the scene to steal Hannah's thunder.
> Hannah Montana: Music Jam will be available in October for $29.99 with
> an anticipated E for everyone rating.
> The Cheetah Girls: Pop Star Sensations brings the pop star life to girls
> on the go in an all new adventure featuring the "cheetah-licious" Disney
> Channel stars. Available on the Nintendo DS, The Cheetah Girls: Pop
> Star Sensations takes advantage of the handheld's touch screen and
> microphone allowing players to dance with the stylus and sing along to
> the official Cheetah Girls soundtrack. Players help Galleria, Chanel,
> Aqua and Dorinda practice their unique talents of song writing, singing,
> fashion and dance. Girls also take on the role of stylist, selecting new
> outfits for the Cheetahs and sharing them with friends. The Cheetah
> Girls: Pop Star Sensations will be available in October for $29.99 with
> an anticipated E for everyone rating.
> The popular characters of the hit Disney Channel Series "The Suite Life
> of Zack and Cody," take on their biggest mystery yet in The Suite Life
> of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies for Nintendo DS. The game transports
> players beyond the Tipton Hotel to the St. Mark, a rival hotel where
> clues lead to the discovery of a secret spy organization. Players will
> take on the role of Zack and Cody encountering characters from the show,
> plus new personalities such as "The Magician." Cool gadgets and
> entirely new places including a mysterious traveling carnival combine
> for a unique experience, with all the mischief, mystery and hilarious
> fun that fans of the show expect. Also, for the first time, fans will be
> able to play as Maddie and London in fun mini games. The Suite Life of
> Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies will be available in October for $29.99
> with an anticipated E for everyone rating.
> About Disney Channel
> Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television
> network that taps into the world of kids and families through original
> series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 91
> million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on 26 Disney
> Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney-ABC
> Television Group.
> About Disney Interactive Studios
> Disney Interactive Studios 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 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 four internal game development
> studios around the world including Avalanche Software, Fall Line Studio,
> Propaganda Games and Climax Racing.
> **Availability dates subject to change.
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