Disney Launches a Trio of GBA Games


DISNEY INTERACTIVE LAUNCHES A TRIO OF NINTENDO
GAME BOY® ADVANCE TITLES INSPIRED BY HIT DISNEY CHANNEL PROPERTIES

Disney’s That’s So Raven, Disney’s Lizzie McGuire
and
Disney’s Lilo & Stitch
Make Their Way on to Today’s Most Popular Handheld
Gaming System

BURBANK, Calif. – (Oct. 13, 2004) –
Disney Interactive, a publishing label of Buena Vista Games, Inc., today
announced the release of its Disney Channel inspired line-up of Nintendo Game
Boy® Advance titles: Disney’s That’s So Raven, Disney’s Lizzie McGuire 2:
Lizzie Diaries
and Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterviel Havoc.  Kids
in-the-know can now immerse themselves in the world of hit television programs
and interact with today’s most popular characters Raven, Lizzie, Lilo and
Stitch. Each title is packed full of action and adventure that girls, boys and
Disney fans will love.
 
“Since the launch of our first Disney Channel inspired GBA, Kim Possible,
we have collectively shipped more than a million units of games based on these
exciting hit television properties,” said Dana Long, director of marketing,
Buena Vista Games, Inc.  “Disney Interactive’s fall GBA line-up captures the
spirit of Disney Channel’s programming and is filled with a variety of gameplay,
from high-powered action to engaging puzzle solving, that players can take with
them wherever they go.”
 
Disney’s That’s So Raven
Disney’s That’s So Raven is a fresh and exciting side-scrolling
action-adventure that brings to life four episodes of the unpredictable “That’s
So Raven” television series running on Disney Channel.  Fans will have a blast
taking on the lead role of psychic teenager Raven and interacting with her best
friends Eddie and Chelsea as they work their way through 20 challenging levels
and four mini-games, including Run Raven Run, Clothes Minded, Smell of Victory
and Four’s a Crowd, in order to work their way through disastrous teenage
situations, like a food fight. Players will need to harness unique moves like
purse swinging, perfume spraying and water bottle throwing in order to keep the
principal at arms length and keep themselves out of detention.  

Disney’s Lizzie McGuire 2: Lizzie Diaries
Disney’s Lizzie McGuire 2: Lizzie Diaries, the follow-up to last
year’s smash success Disney’s Lizzie McGuire: On the Go!, is based on the
top-rated “Lizzie McGuire” television series starring teen sensation Hilary Duff
and airing on Disney Channel.  This time around, kids can experience extreme fun
in the role of animated Lizzie in an all-new side-scrolling action-adventure
filled with 12 levels.  Players can travel to Lizzie’s favorite places to hang,
like the beach and shopping mall.  Along the way they must be on the lookout for
cheerleaders and other rivals who are plotting to ruin the day.  

Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterviel Havoc
Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsteviel Havoc is based on Disney
Channel’s hit television program “Lilo & Stitch,” and is the sequel to the
wildly popular Disney’s Lilo & Stitch GBA.  In this new action-packed
adventure, kids play as both Stitch and Lilo and are sent on a mission to defeat
the evil Hamsterviel with the help of 7 Experiments.  Throughout 29
action-packed levels of gameplay, fans must outsmart and overpower Hamsterviel
and several other alien Experiments that have turned on the awesome duo in order
to successfully complete the game.
 
Players must start by capturing each Experiment and harnessing their special
power in order to progress and capture the next, such as with Sparky, Experiment
22, which can help players out with his powerful electricity balls, or Richter,
Experiment 513, which can shake things up by igniting a rockin’, rollin’
earthquake!  The game includes three modes of play, including platform
shooting as Stitch, navigation and strategy as Lilo and action-packed racing.
 
Also currently available from Disney Interactive is this summer’s smash hit
Disney’s Kim Possible 2: Drakken’s Demise:
 
Disney’s Kim Possible 2: Drakken’s Demise
Kim’s back in Disney’s Kim Possible 2: Drakken’s Demise!  Based on
Disney Channel’s popular animated television series “Disney’s Kim Possible,” the
title lets girls and boys join the heroine’s action-packed world as they relive
four episodes of the popular program, leading Kim Possible into hair-raising
adventures as they battle crime and capture evil foes, including Dr. Drakken.
All along the way, players will meet up with favorite characters from the show,
such as Ron Stoppable,Rufus and Wade.

Filled with 16 levels of gameplay, Kim Possible 2:  Drakken’s Demise lets
kids experience the thrill of being a teen hero as they lead Kim into four
missions, where they aim to capture the bad guys, including Dr. Drakken, Shego,
Duff Killigan, Gemini and Falsetto Jones.  Kim must harness the use of a variety
of original gadgets, including the Grappling Hook, a Glue Bomb, Hot Sauce, a
Stealth Suit and a Hand Mirror, to subdue her enemies.  Players also use tricky
acrobatic abilities, which they can learn through the use of the exclusive
shadow training mode, to outmaneuver opponents as they move through each level.
 As players acquire new gadgets and abilities, they can also go back to previous
levels in order to access areas that were previously unreachable.

Availability and Pricing
Disney’s That’s So Raven, Disney’s Lizzie McGuire 2: Lizzie Diaries,
Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2: Hamsterview Havoc
and Disney’s Kim Possible 2:
Drakken’s Demise
are available nationwide for the suggested retail price of
$29.99.
 
About Buena Vista Games
Buena Vista Games, Inc. is the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt
Disney Company’s Consumer Products business unit.  The division publishes,
markets and distributes a broad portfolio of PC and multi-platform video games
worldwide.  The company also licenses properties and works directly with
third-party interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to
market.  Titles for Buena Vista Games fall under two publishing labels: Buena
Vista Interactive, which publishes high-profile, multi-platform games based on
creative content from the numerous businesses within The Walt Disney Company,
and Disney Interactive, which markets and distributes the company’s interactive
entertainment based on Disney branded properties.