SEGA'S CHARLOTTE'S WEB VIDEO GAMES SPELL BIG FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
SEGA to Publish Video Games Based on Nickelodeon Movies/Walden Media/Paramount Pictures' Upcoming Feature Film
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON (May 4, 2006) - SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced Charlotte's Web, an enchanting video game under license from Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products based on the upcoming feature film from Nickelodeon Movies/Walden Media/Paramount Pictures. Scheduled for release this Fall, the game will be available for the Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo DS™ and PC CD-ROM. A version for mobile phones will also be available.
Playing as Wilbur the pig or Templeton the rat, gamers will be drawn into engaging tasks as they explore four fascinating worlds including Zuckerman's Barn, a Junkyard, the Countryside and the County Fair, each containing numerous challenging levels. Along the way, players will meet and interact with truly memorable characters from the movie including Charlotte, Wilbur's best friend and confidante, who requires aid in finding her missing spider hatchlings; and Gussy the goose, who needs help locating and hatching her goslings.
"This captivating game will give players of all ages the opportunity to explore the charming and familiar world of Charlotte's Web like never before," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "Players will find themselves immersed in an interactive environment where they'll encounter a colorful cast of characters while they embark on a very special journey."
The Game Boy® Advance and Nintendo DS versions are loaded with additional entertaining mini-games, such as Ring Toss and Bumper Cars, that are hidden throughout the multiple levels. The mini-games are designed for easy pick up and playability and will keep gamers coming back to the fascinating world of Charlotte's Web.
The Nintendo DS version contains numerous extras that maximize the handheld's unique capabilities; including stylus support and wireless multiplayer for up to four players. An additional, unlockable mini-game, where gamers can play as Fern and care for Wilbur, is also waiting to be discovered!
Developed by Backbone Entertainment, a division of Foundation 9 Entertainment, Charlotte's Web will bring to life one of the most beloved stories of all time.