Developer: Frontier Developments Ltd
Release Date: September 2005
ESRB: "E" for Everyone
With a release set to coincide with Aardman and Dreamworks' Animations upcoming feature length animated blockbuster film, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit lets gamers experience all the wit, fun, and humor of the award-winning Wallace & Gromit series first-hand. The storyline of the game follows that of the feature length movie and allows players to play their favorite claymation duo. Free-roaming gameplay style allows players to freely explore enviornments ranging from Wallace & Gromit's hometown to seaside villages. Players will play the game as one of three playable characters as team work is key in ridding the town of its rabbit infestation. Gamers will use a multitude of innovative gadgets and weapons such as the amazing Bungun to turn anything that's not nailed down into a weapon!
Film Tie-In - Dreamworks' Fall Blockbuster turns into a video game!
Teamwork - Gromit must work with Wallace and Hutch to humanely rid the town of its rabbit infestation.
Three Playable Characters - Play as Gromit, Wallace, and Hutch. Hot-swap between the three on the fly to take advantage of unique talents and skills.
Gadgets - Players can use a wide variety of fun and quirky gadgets, including the Electric Screwdriver, Airblast, Pesto Pal, Bolt Cutters, Auto-brolly, Bunny Hopper, and Lady Were-rabbit Decoy
Day to Night - The town's pesky critters turn into ferocious Were-beasts as day ends and night begins!
Fully Interactive Environments - Use your Bungun to suck up everything in the environment, from hanging baskets and machinery, to earn rewards and create hilarious mayhem!
The Bungun - One of the most hilarious weapons ever! Watch as it sucks up objects and launches them as weapons, including rabbits!
Quickplay - A second player can join and leave the game at any point.
Home of Wallace and Gromit - First ever videogame to feature their home town!
A multitude of challenges - Meet and chat with characters from the film alongside an extensive new cast of Aardman characters each with a series of challenging tasks for you to perform. If you're successful, earn valuable anti-pesto cards from them.
Huge Free-roaming landscapes - The player is free to wander the world completing available tasks for the townsfolk to earn cards. Collecting a number of cards opens up new areas of the town to explore.
Collectable Anti-pesto Cards - The cards are tightly tied into gameplay serving as both a means of unlocking new content and an information system. These are also great for players to compare progress in playground arguments.
Were-energy - Your Bungun's equipped to collect and store the spheres of energy dropped by the were-creatures and then shoot it back in a burst of high-energy fireworks!
Fairground - Try the attractions, ride the rides! You can even fly the plane around after Philip in a gripping finale shoot-out!