LONDON, UK - 10 January 2008 - Atari today is pleased to announce its continued distribution in the UK with publisher Ignition Entertainment and the forthcoming UK release of George of the Jungle for PlayStation2, Nintendo Wii and DS, releasing this Easter. The game features a hilarious adventure through the jungle featuring all the favourite characters from the popular animated series.
The King of Swing is Back! - take a vine and ride with George the undisputed King of the Jungle. George lives in and protects the jungle of Mbebwe, a wild playground packed with quirky creatures, vicious villains and wacky wilderness adventures. His jungle family includes his best buddy, an Ape named Ape, friends Ursula and Magnolia, his faithful dog Shep (actually an elephant) and Tookie Tookie Bird.
For these friends, everyday is a new adventure full of missteps, mayhem and monkey business - where there's always another tree to crash into!
George of the Jungle is one of Entertainment Rights Plc's most popular properties aimed at boys aged 6-11yrs. It is now broadcast daily on popular children's TV channel Nickelodeon at 7-7.30am & 8.30-9pm and is repeated on Nicktoons. This new game is the ultimate for George of the Jungle fans offering them the complete experience of the animated series.
Key FeaturesSwing, Run, Jump, Climb and Charge your way through exciting adventures as George of the Jungle! Based on the classic Jay Ward Series and the highly anticipated new animated series airing on Nickelodeon UK. Join George on his hilarious quest through the jungle - dangerous to some, a playground to George to interact and explore. Interact with the whole gang - Ursula, Magnolia, Dr. Scott, The Witch Doctor, Shep and of course Georges's Best Buddy 'Ape'. Battle hostile monkey tribes, ferocious crocodiles, tiki warriors, and many other entertaining enemy encounters.
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Lee Kirton (Head of PR) or Roxana Etemad (PR Manager) on 0208 222 9700 or visit www.atari-press.com