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New Disney NDS Video Game Combines Puzzle Action With Beloved Disney Brands

February 27, 2007

MICKEY MOUSE, JACK SPARROW, ARIEL AND OTHER FAVORITE DISNEY CHARACTERS SET OUT TO REPAIR THE STORYBOOK VAULT IN METEOS: DISNEY MAGIC

New Disney Nintendo DS Video Game Combines Puzzle Action With Beloved Disney Brands

The most well-known and beloved group of characters in the world, Disney's gallery of properties continues to evolve and delight audiences with fresh entertainment for a digital world. Now Mickey Mouse, Jack Sparrow, Winnie the Pooh, Jack Skellington, Ariel, Simba and others are teaming up in the new Nintendo DS(TM) title, Meteos: Disney Magic, to restore order to the storybook vault after someone has mysteriously rearranged the contents.

Meteos: Disney Magic combines mesmerizing puzzle gameplay with an all-new story within the classic Disney universe. Published by Disney Interactive Studios and developed by Q ENTERTAINMENT, the creative minds behind popular puzzle titles such as the original Meteos and Lumines, the game is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) and is available now for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

"Disney characters transcend generations and entertainment mediums. With Meteos: Disney Magic on the Nintendo DS, they even come to life in the palm of your hand," said Craig Relyea, vice president of marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. "Kids, long-time Disney fans and puzzle aficionados will all find something to enjoy in this game, which blends beautiful visuals and family-friendly gameplay."

Meteos: Disney Magic features favorite Disney characters from popular properties: The Lion King, Disney/Pixar Toy Story, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Lilo & Stitch, Winnie the Pooh, Pirates of the Caribbean and a previously unannounced unlockable level - Mickey Mouse and friends.

Fast-paced, yet easy to understand, the game is set up in a horizontal storybook format and challenges players to create patterns on the touch screen with the DS stylus using three or more identical blocks, which are then launched off the screen. Levels are based on different Disney properties, each with themed puzzle blocks and animations that change based on players' gameplay success. The game includes new features such as the horizontal storybook format, special blocks and abilities gauge, local multiplayer for up to four players and horizontal block-moving abilities.

For more information, please visit www.disney.com/videogames

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