Disney Interactive has announced that “Disney’s Planes,” a flying adventure video game inspired by the upcoming Disney animated comedy adventure film, will be available exclusively for Nintendo platforms.
They include the Wii and Wii U systems as well as the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS handheld devices.
The game will be released on August 6, just a few days prior to the film’s August 9 opening in U.S. theaters. The game will expand beyond the storyline of “Disney’s Planes,” offering players the opportunity to enjoy the thrill of flight as one of the popular characters from the film.
From above the world of “Cars,” “Disney’s Planes” video game takes players on a high-flying, action-packed, fun-filled adventure with Dusty, a big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster who is voiced by actor and comedian Dane Cook.
Players will take to the skies with Dusty and other characters, including Ishani, voiced by Bollywood (Mumbai-based Indian film industry) actress Priyanka Chopra; Echo, voiced by actor Anthony Edwards; and Bravo, voiced by actor Val Kilmer, as they embark on global missions, air races and grand adventures around the world.
Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan will play the role of Meyer Wolfsheim in the upcoming Hollywood flick, The Great Gatsby. Releasing May 10, the film will be distributed in 3D and 2D by Warner Bros. Pictures. (Read: The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Lineup Revealed)
In “Disney’s Planes” video game, players travel through breathtaking environments and play as one of 10 cast of characters on console and one of 6 cast of characters on handheld in either single-player, on all platforms or race against one another in two-player drop-in and drop-out gameplay on console.
Players will roll, turn and loop their way through mission-based objectives in exciting modes of play including a narrative-based Story mode and a score-based mini-game that challenges the players’ precision flying skills called Balloon Pop.
The exploratory Free Flight mode and racing-based Air Rallies mode are exclusive to the consoles and the objective-achieving Challenge mode is only offered via the handheld platforms.
“Disney’s Planes” video game is currently rated ‘E’ for Everyone by the ESRB.
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