October 5, 2009
UBISOFT SHIPS WHERE’S WALDO? THE FANTASTIC JOURNEY VIDEO GAME
Interactive Game Featuring Publishing Phenomenon Now on Store Shelves
Today Ubisoft announced the retail availability of a new interactive
adventure video game titled "Where’s Waldo?® The Fantastic Journey." Created by
Ludia Inc., "Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey" is the ultimate
search-and-find adventure for the entire family, as players explore the unique
and wondrous lands in search of Waldo, his friends and other hidden objects. The
game is now available for the Wii system from Nintendo, the Nintendo DS system,
Windows-based PC and Mac at North American retailers.
In the game, players look for Waldo and friends, in addition to hundreds of
hidden items in twelve different magical worlds that unlock via a central map
that becomes increasingly animated as players progress. "Where’s Waldo? The
Fantastic Journey" can be played in single- or multiplayer mode, in Easy and
Normal challenges to suit players of all ages and skill levels. Gameplay is
enhanced through a variety of power-up features where players unleash different
special effects to gain an advantage over opponents or enhance their own search
• Wacky Paint: Splatter colorful paint onto your
opponent’s screen to obscure the view.
• Thunder Clap: Cast thunder onto your opponent and
make the screen shake.
• Frosty: Freeze the search window by encasing it in
• Sparkly: Keep your eyes on the twinkle and glitter
effects to detect items.
• And many more!
About Where’s Waldo?®
Created by Martin Handford and first published in 1987, Where’s Waldo? is one
of the most recognizable characters in the world and a pop culture icon. A
global publishing phenomenon with over 46 million books sold worldwide, the
successful series is published in over 50 countries and has been translated into
more than 25 languages. JOIN THE SEARCH! as the ultimate world traveler
graduates beyond books and gets his digital passport. Online, in-store, or at
where Waldo will be spotted next? Spot Waldo online at FindWaldo.com.