April 23, 2008
Activision Steps to the Plate with ‘Little
League World Series 2008’ for Wii and Nintendo DS
Activision, Inc. announced today the upcoming
release of Little League World Series 2008 for Wii and Nintendo DS. Players will
have the ability to bat, pitch and field using intuitive controls developed
exclusively for Nintendo’s platforms. Little League World Series is the perfect
game to play with your friends and family. The game hits shelves August 5, 2008.
"Little League baseball fans, players and
families simply haven’t had a videogame made just for them, so our goal is to
fill this niche," said Dave Oxford, Activision Publishing. "Creating this game
with the Little League organization has been a pleasure and we look forward to
paying homage to the three million Little League players around the world
Little League World Series is the first
officially licensed Little League video game to hit next-generation consoles.
Bat, pitch and field your way from local sandlot slugger to Little League World
Series Champion. Featuring eight U.S. and eight international teams,
extraordinarily deep character customization, World Series Mode, and various
skill based challenges, Little League World Series offers an exciting, authentic
baseball experience. Motion-sensing controls on Wii make it accessible for
Little League players and parents, while the DS version gives players the
freedom to get on the diamond anywhere.
"Activision has captured the essence of what
makes Little League so wonderful for players and spectators alike," Jud Rogers,
Sr. Marketing Executive, Little League International. "We look forward to
working with them in the upcoming months to help polish the game and bring it to
Little Leaguers and fans."