Game based on animated movie officially arrives down under.
Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games
Thu, 6 April 2006
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Featuring the Voice Talents of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary and Jay Leno Ice Age 2 The Meltdown Hits Retailers Nationwide.
SYDNEY (April 5, 2006) - Sierra® Entertainment announced today that the video game Ice Age 2 The Meltdown, based on the upcoming blockbuster animated film from 20th Century Fox will be available at retailers nationwide as of tomorrow, the 6th of April. Ice Age 2 The Meltdown features the voice talents of Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo as Manny, Sid and Diego, and Jay Leno as Fast Tony. This adventure finds the Ice Age coming to an end, and the animals delight in their new world: a melting paradise of water parks, geysers and tar pits. But when Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the miles of melted ice will flood their valley, they must warn everyone and somehow figure out a way to escape the coming deluge.
Ice Age 2 The Meltdown Video Game will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo DS™, Game Boy® Advance and PC.
"We are excited to be part of this theatrical release and support it with exciting games for console, handheld and PC," said Cindy Cook, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, VU Games. "Fans of the films will be excited to share in the adventures of Manny, Diego, Sid and Scrat knowing that they are getting an authentic extension of 20th Century Fox's hit family films."
Elie Dekel, Executive Vice President, Fox Licensing & Merchandising, added, "This wonderful video game is the perfect compliment to the film and a great way for fans to extend their experience with the story and the wonderfully endearing characters of Ice Age 2 The Meltdown."
About Ice Age 2 The Meltdown Video Game:
The Ice Age is ending and our subzero heroes return in this action adventure video game set in a melting paradise of water parks, geysers and tar pits. Manny the Mammoth, Sid the Sloth and Diego the Sabre-Toothed Tiger are back and realize that the melting glaciers will soon flood their valley. Fans will be able to play as their favorite characters from the upcoming film, along with everyone's favorite sabre-toothed squirrel, Scrat, and embark on a mission across an increasingly dangerous landscape towards their salvation from a huge glacial dam that is about to break, threatening to flood the entire valley.
Ice Age 2 The Meltdown Video Game will carry a RRP of $39.95 for PC, $69.95 for Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance and $69.95 for GameCube™ , PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox® video game system from Microsoft.
More information about the game can be found at www.iceage2game.com.
About the Ice Age film:
Since its record March North American box office opening in 2002 of US$46 million, Ice Age has gone on to gross US$381 million worldwide in theaters and 25 million worldwide
in DVD/VHS sold to-date.
More information about the film can be found at www.iceage2.com.
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