BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Experiment 626 is rearing his adorable blue alien head once more in a new video game. Disney Interactive Studios today announced the upcoming release of Disney Stitch Jam, a rhythm-based music and adventure game being developed exclusively for Nintendo DS™. Scheduled for release March 2010 in North America, the DS game will introduce players to the latest adventures set in the popular world of Stitch, a classic character from the Walt Disney Pictures’ 2002 film “Lilo & Stitch.”
Players will remember Stitch as the character that was born out of a genetic experiment and exiled to Hawaii in the film. The DS game takes place in exciting locations, from tropical beaches to outer space, and introduces a new storyline involving Stitch’s kidnapped girlfriend, Angel, by his evil nemesis Dr. Hamsterviel. Stitch must embark on music-based missions and defeat Dr. Hamsterviel in an epic galactic showdown.
“Disney Stitch Jam will deliver a brand new set of adventures for a beloved Disney character who has been a fan favorite for years,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “Filled with catchy music, dynamic characters and fun environments, this new DS game will offer great content for kids with a high replay value.”
Disney Stitch Jam features intuitive side-scrolling gameplay that is appropriate for young gamers who want to immerse themselves in the lovable character’s world as he sets off on his many adventures. Kids have the option of stylus or button controls as they catch, shoot and collect musical notes to release melodies and clear 10 missions to save Angel. Disney Stitch Jam is equipped with two-player co-operative play via download, where players can share the game with friends – a second game cartridge is not needed.
The game also includes a customization feature that allows fans to personalize Stitch with special costumes and accessories that can be unlocked in the game. Filled with a variety of original music created exclusively for the game, players will watch Stitch dance and groove on tropical beaches, the frozen city, the deep forest and other, numerous exotic locations.
Developed by Cattle Call, Disney Stitch Jam is slated for release March 2010 and rated E for Everyone with Comic Mischief by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). For more information, please visit www.disney.com/stitchjam.
About Disney Interactive Studios
Disney Interactive Studios, part of Disney Interactive Media Group, is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games, mobile games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. Disney Interactive Studios is based in Glendale, California, and has internal development studios around the world. For more information, log on to http://www.disneyinteractivestudios.com.
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