for Xbox to Ship November 15, 2001
17, 2001 - by digitalmediafx.com) Shrek for Xbox will
launch with the console on November 15, 2001. This was
confirmed today by the makers of the animated video game,
TDK Mediactive. The game launch is exactly two weeks after
the movie comes out on VHS and DVD.
`Shrek' Xbox game creates whole new worlds for `Shrek',"
said Brad Globe, head of DreamWorks Consumer Products.
"TDK has delivered a terrific combination of original,
action-packed gameplay and Shrek-style humor."
who masterfully marketed Shrek last Spring, will participate
in the marketing of the Shrek video game. One of its first
strategies is to promote the video game on the Shrek DVD,
including providing game hints.
an official description of the Shrek video game:
Magic Mirror has an important message for Shrek. You see,
it seems that the evil sorcerer, Merlin, has captured
the lovely Princess Fiona and has her locked in his Dark
Tower Fortress of Pure Evil...Wha ha ha ha!
order to face off with Merlin, Shrek must travel to the
Dark Tower Fortress of Pure Evil (...Wha ha ha ha!), but
a thick and foul fog surrounds it. The only way to clear
the fog and gain access is to perform Good Deeds across
the Fairy Tale Lands. To help him out, the Magic Mirror
gives Shrek a Book of Good Deeds and offers to teleport
Shrek to places where Good Deeds are required...
for the Xbox features the following:
never-before-seen worlds with six missions per level
bump-mapped environments, real-time shadows, and detailed
characters, taking full advantage of the outstanding
graphics capabilities of Xbox
and twisted humor throughout
game play populated with new original characters as
well as characters from the film.
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