January 3, 2008
Launch Disney•Pixar’s WALL●E Across All Major Gaming Systems
Gamers Will Bring Humanity Back to Earth in
THQ Inc. today announced plans to release the
WALL●E video game in conjunction with the film’s eagerly awaited theatrical
debut from Disney•Pixar in the summer of 2008. WALL●E is anticipated to launch
across all major gaming systems including the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3,
PlayStation 2, PSP, Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows PC and Mac, as well as wireless
The long-running relationship between THQ and
Disney•Pixar has achieved shipments of more than 35 million units worldwide.
THQ’s current agreement with Disney•Pixar, which was announced in 2004, includes
rights to create games based on four newly created Disney•Pixar film properties.
Last year’s Ratatouille video game was the first property released by THQ under
WALL●E is expected to release this summer and
will mark THQ’s next installment in the company’s well-established and
successful association with Disney•Pixar. Development for WALL●E will be led by
THQ’s internal Heavy Iron Studios.
About the WALL●E Videogame
Players will take control of WALL●E and EVE
through a fast-paced adventure based on the upcoming Disney•Pixar film. The game
will allow fans to relive some of the movie’s most thrilling moments as they
explore 10 worlds filled with non-stop action and adventure, along with
head-to-head multiplayer challenges. Players will recognize the storyline,
characters and key locations from the WALL●E film as they carry out intense
missions, dodge dangerous enemies and navigate their way through a futuristic
world. In addition, the game will contain new storylines and environments that
movie-goers will not see in theaters.