E3 2009: Disney Announce Games to Show at E3
Written Tuesday, June 02, 2009 By James Parkin
Disney Interactive Studios will unveil an expansive portfolio during the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).
The company’s rich line-up is highlighted by new franchises for home consoles: Split/Second, an intense, action arcade racing game in which players trigger large-scale, dramatic events that take out opponents and alter the race track; Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned, a new open world action role playing game with an original story based in the Pirates of the Caribbean universe.
Games that will appear in Disney Interactive Studios’ E3 booth:
Original Intellectual Properties
Split/Second: Set within the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show in a made-for-TV city rigged for destruction, Split/Second is an intense action racing game in which competitors can trigger events that take out opponents or completely change the track as they compete for the ultimate prize – to become the season’s champion. Split/Second is from Black Rock Studio, Disney’s racing game studio in Brighton, England, and the developer of PURE, the Game Critics Awards’ Best Racing Game of E3 2008.
Release Date: Early 2010
Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned: Armada of the Damned is an action RPG that takes players on a journey into the Pirates of the Caribbean world during a time before the stories from the films. Players will take on the role of a pirate while making decisions that affect the evolution of the original story’s progression. The game will feature the ability to sail and fight through a massive open world filled with dangerous enemies, questionable allies, epic sea battles and the mysterious supernatural.
Release Date: Fall 2010
G-Force: Inspired by the upcoming feature film “G-Force” from Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films, G-Force is a fast-paced action-platform game featuring a unique team of specially trained guinea pigs that use high-tech gadgets and specialized talents to complete a dangerous secret mission. G-Force features innovative gameplay with a unique sense of scale and puzzle solving that requires players to manipulate environments or enemies, including evil household appliances like waffle irons, water coolers and vacuum cleaners to complete their mission. In addition, G-Force on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system has implemented technology that allows gamers to experience the game in high-quality 3D using included glasses.
Cars Race-O-Rama: Published by THQ Inc., Cars Race-O-Rama lets players race against new characters through action-packed tracks to win the Race-O-Rama trophy as their own personalized Lightning McQueen. Join Lightning McQueen in Radiator Springs as he prepares his academy of student racers for the Race-O-Rama exhibition. The game features car customization, new characters, new worlds of racing, cooperative play, dynamic game mechanics and mini games.
Release Date: October 2009