May 22, 2007
Disney Interactive Releases Pirates of the
Caribbean: At World’s End
Titles Inspired by Both the Second and Third
"Pirates of the Caribbean" Films Now Globally Available
From islands and pirate ships in the Caribbean to
the streets of historic Singapore, adventures lie ahead in the Pirates of the
Caribbean: At World’s End video games. Inspired by the events, locations and
characters from both the second and third "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, the
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End video games are now available at retail
stores worldwide for the Xbox 360, the PLAYSTATION 3, the Wii, the PlayStation
2, the PSP, Nintendo DS and Windows PC. Players will take on the roles of Jack
Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, as well as other familiar characters
as they face swashbuckling skirmishes and acrobatic maneuvers in games that
feature action and humor while extending beyond the story, environments and
characters of both films. More than 2.8 million copies of the game have been
shipped to retail stores worldwide.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End allows
players to experience a swashbuckling pirate’s life through adventure and
swordplay that goes far beyond the events of the films," said Craig Relyea, vice
president of marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. "With its unique, dynamic
gameplay and stunning graphics, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
provides a new and significant chapter in the Pirates of the Caribbean video
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End takes
players to treacherous and exotic locations to encounter a wide variety of
notorious pirates, mythical creatures and fearsome villains. Players will
develop swordsmanship skills throughout the game as they experience a story that
is familiar to the films, but features new storylines and a unique ending.
The Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system versions of
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End feature high-definition graphics and
sound while inviting players to venture throughout the Caribbean and beyond with
swashbuckling combat, exploration throughout environments and classic dueling.
The Xbox 360 version features an assortment of challenging Achievements for more
advanced players and a leader board to globally compare in-game notoriety
tallies. The PLAYSTATION 3 system version makes use of the SIXAXIS(TM) wireless
controller’s motion-sensing technology for beam balance mechanics.
For the Wii version, the Wii Remote allows
players to slash and thrust in combat, mimicking the motions of an actual sword.
Players will also be able to grab enemies by shaking the Wii Nunchuk. When
playing the Wii, PlayStation 2 system, PSP system and Windows PC versions,
players will take down opponents as they learn new combinations and special
moves. Once a level is completed, players can choose among more than 50
unlockable characters to use as their controllable character for expanded
replayability when they play levels again.
Inspired by the events of the third film, Pirates
of the Caribbean: At World’s End for the Nintendo DS focuses on adventure,
platforming and puzzle solving as players explore environments and experience
touch screen dueling to slash, parry and dodge using the Nintendo DS stylus. In
addition to wireless multiplayer games such as dueling and pirates’ dice,
players can download "cheats" through a special Nintendo DS Download Program
available starting today and continuing through Labor Day exclusively at
Disneyland and Walt Disney World.