Classic kid’s story is getting both the film and gaming treatment.
In conjunction with the release of the feature film from director Spike Jonze, Where the Wild Things Are, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Legendary Pictures announce the Where the Wild Things Are videogame will be available on Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS in December 2009.
In the videogame, players assume the role of the rambunctious young Max and can explore the island of the Wild Things, journey across its dangerous terrain, overcome hazardous obstacles and battle fierce creatures. After landing his boat on the mysterious island of the Wild Things – Max quickly befriends the fearsome but loveable creatures and becomes “King of All Wild Things.”
He soon learns that the island is on the brink of destruction and that it’s up to him and the Wild Things to work together to find a way to escape to safety before its too late. Where the Wild Things Are is being developed for the Wii, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by Amaze Entertainment, a Foundation 9 studio, and for the Nintendo DS by WayForward.