“The Tale Of Despereaux: The Game” Presented By Atari » read source
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Atari, Inc. has revealed today the launch of The Tale of Despereaux: The Game. The games is adapted from the beloved Newbery Medal-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Pictures animated adventure, which starts in theaters in December 19. Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Tony Hale and other voice talent from the film reprise their roles for this engaging adventure game. The game will be available on PlayStation2, Nintendo Wii and PC, with an originally designed game also available for Nintendo DS.
The Tale of Despereaux: The Game allows kids of all ages play as the world's most courageous mouse as he starts his heroic quest to save Princess Pea and the kingdom of Dor. The game also enables kids to interact with a cast of familiar characters on their way to a magical world filled with exciting battles, fun-filled adventures, and unique puzzles. The console game has 15 unique levels, upgradeable skills and tools, as well as multiple difficulty settings, so children of all ages and abilities can have a rewarding experience. The Nintendo DS game has action-packed grappling, swinging, and scurrying, as well as clever puzzles and whimsical unlockable costumes.
The game is a modern fairy tale, which tells the story of several unlikely heroes: Despereaux, a brave mouse banished to the dungeon for speaking with a human, Roscuro, a good-hearted rat who loves light and soup, but is exiled to darkness, Pea, a Princess in a gloomy castle who is prisoner to her father's grief and Mig, a servant girl who longs to be a Princess, but is forced to serve the jailer played by Robbie Coltrane.
The Tale of Despereaux: The Game for the Console and PC is rated E10. The Nintendo DS version is rated E for Everyone. The game is already available on all platforms at prices strating at $19.99.