START YOUR ENGINES! DISNEY’S
HERBIE: FULLY LOADED
NOW AVAILABLE ON STORE SHELVES
Racing Game Inspired By Upcoming Feature Film
Arrives At Retail For Game Boy® Advance
BURBANK, Calif. — (June 21, 2005) — Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG), the
interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company, announced today its
action-packed racing game, Disney’s Herbie: Fully Loaded, is now
available at retail for Game Boy® Advance. Inspired by the upcoming feature
film “Herbie: Fully Loaded” starring Lindsay Lohan, Disney’s Herbie: Fully
Loaded gives players the ride of a lifetime in Herbie, one of the world’s
most beloved cars.
“Disney’s Herbie: Fully Loaded puts all the racing fun of the movie into
the palm of your hand,” said Dana Long, director of marketing for Buena Vista
Games. “We are excited to bring an interactive and entertaining racing
experience to new and long-standing Herbie fans of all ages.”
With fun power-ups, an engaging story mode and movie-based assets, Disney’s
Herbie: Fully Loaded enters the racing world with a personality of its own.
The circuit-based 3D racing game offers a single-player adventure in the
high-octane world of stock car racing as players control Herbie in a series of
races against AI-controlled opponents. Featuring fun racing moves to match
Herbie’s personality and a real-time mood meter reflective of player results,
Disney’s Herbie: Fully Loaded will bring delight to longtime fans and
newcomers alike as the first video game based on the popular Disney franchise.
Developed by Climax Group, Inc. and published by Buena Vista Games’ Disney
Interactive game label, Disney’s Herbie: Fully Loaded for Game Boy
Advance is rated “E” for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)
and carries a suggested retail price of $29.99.
About The Film
Start your engines! Walt Disney Pictures presents Herbie, the most beloved
car star of them all, and Lindsay Lohan’s got him in Disney’s all new revved-up
comedy adventure, HERBIE: FULLY LOADED. Lohan stars as Maggie Peyton, the new
owner of Number 53 – the freewheelin’ Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own –
who puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Herbie’s got some new tricks under his hood as he takes audiences for an
action-packed spin in this high-speed comedy. With an all-star cast along for
a wild ride, this comedy puts Herbie to the test – on-road, off-road, on the
track and into the record books. Herbie: Fully Loaded races into theatres on
June 22, 2005. The film has been rated “G.”
HERBIE: FULLY LOADED, directed by Angela Robinson, story by Thomas Lennon &
Robert Ben Garant and Mark Perez, screenplay by Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben
Garant and Alfred Gough & Miles Millar, and starring Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long,
Breckin Meyer with Matt Dillon and Michael Keaton.
About Buena Vista Games
Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG) is the interactive entertainment arm of The
Walt Disney Company. The division publishes, markets and distributes a broad
portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide.
The company also licenses properties and works directly with third-party
interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. For more
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