The follow press released was issued by EA Games today:
G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra Box Art Revealed
G.I. JOE fans worldwide have a reason to get excited today as EA unveils the packaging design for its upcoming action-arcade shooter game G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra. The console platforms feature a lineup of 16 playable characters – four of which are unlockable COBRA characters – and pick up where the movie leaves off with an all-new storyline and plenty of action. Aspiring G.I. JOE fans can experience G.I. JOE like never before with the Nintendo DS version, which includes 11 playable characters, unique top down gameplay and up to four player G.I. JOE versus COBRA multiplayer modes.
G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra hits stores this August, and will be available for the Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable (PSP), and Wii.
LazyGamer posted an article by Dax Berg, Lead Designer at Double Helix Ahh – the studio that is reponsible for the forthcoming GIJoe video game that will be distributed by Electronic Arts.
Click here to read how one fan had the opportunity to turn a life-long passion into a gaming experience.
The cover art of the game was unveiled at EA’s online store.
Thanks to JBL member WNightBlade, we now know a little bit more info about the GI Joe Video Game. He managed to get a peek of an early build of the game. Check out his report and discuss it in the forums here!
Hungry for a new way to “Get your Joe on”?
BusinessWire.com has some new details concerning EA’s forthcoming movie tie-in video game based on the live-action GIJoe motion picture. Featuring 12 playable characters and single screen co-op, this game continues the action from the motion picture on all three consoles. (Thanks to Mercer for the heads-up!)
Read the full article HERE.
Rumors have persisted that Electronic Arts would be producing a GI Joe video game to coincide with the movie release in August of 2009. This article from Variety confirms a Hasbro/Electronic Arts deal that will result in several Hasbro video game properties, including GI Joe.
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