Milton Keynes, UK – May 27, 2010 – Get ready to step back in time to the fabulous ‘50s in this upcoming exciting dancing/singing party game that evokes everything that you remember about the Paramount Pictures iconic film Grease. 505 Games is pleased to announce details of the anticipated family-friendly titles for Nintendo Wii TM and DS/DSi. Inspired by the timeless movie, Grease: The Game delivers an active and exciting interactive experience that will ignite Grease fever among both new and lifelong fans.
This multi-player game allows up to two USB Nintendo compatible microphones and the Wii Balance Board TM , for up to eight players to compete in two teams for musical domination at Rydell High in Party Mode. Grease: The Game is loaded with fun mini-games that let players sing the movie’s iconic songs, dance the hand jive hop, race down Thunder Road and have fun at the Rydell Graduation carnival with Frenchie, Kenickie, Rizzo and the rest of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies. In Story Mode, players can fix up Greased Lightnin’ or try to win Sandy’s affections with their funky dance moves. The game features 16 memorable song compositions from the movie that include “Summer Nights,” “You’re the One That I Want” and “Greased Lightnin’.”
For DS and DSi players, Grease: The Game lets players dance their way through much loved movie moments, following Sandy and Danny on their high school journey. It offers a chronological story mode featuring 10 memorable song compositions and choreographed dance steps from the movie. Players can also use the camera function of the Nintendo DSi TM to get in the game by uploading their face to their favourite character. Unlockable items in the DS and DSi game include iconic costumes, songs and locations from the movie. Grease: The Game on DS/DSi also has multi-cart functionality and DSi download play.
Published by 505 Games under license from Paramount Digital Entertainment, Grease: The Game will be will be available in September 2010. Music, dancing, highlights from the movie and interactive mini games make this a must-have title for fun nights in with friends or family. Grease: The Game is not just a game for parties; it’s a game that’s an excuse for a party!
For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.co.uk
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About 505 Games Ltd.
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