Chronicles of Narnia Video Game
Use skills to overcome obstacles in the epic adventure of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Video games inspired by The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe are now available at retail outlets in North America for the PlayStation2, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and PC. Players enter a mysterious frozen world where they will play as four heroes to free Narnia from a bleak eternity.
"The video games beautifully translate the film into an epic interactive experience," said film director Andrew Adamson. "They demonstrate the importance of having a film team that is involved in the production of the video games inspired by that film. Players will truly feel as if they have walked through the wardrobe doors and into Narnia, where they can control the destiny of the characters."
The games take the classic story from the renowned book from C.S. Lewis to new heights by bringing the cinematic experience to life. Taking on a variety of creatures, gamers must utilize each hero's unique combat skills and special moves to defeat hoards of enemies, solve elaborate puzzles, and advance towards restoring Narnia.
"The Narnia video game represents collaboration between film making and game development at its best. The game immerses players into the land of Narnia and lets them experience an extensive adventure beyond the epic film," said Graham Hopper of Buena Vista Games.
The console and PC versions are action/adventure games featuring fifteen levels of challenging game play. The game also features seamless integration of film footage with game play and includes extensive use of voice talent from the film.
Included are numerous unlockable bonus levels and features that reveal secrets about the making of the game. The console and PC versions include a two-player co-op drop in/drop out feature in which a second player can easily join a single-player game already in progress.
The Nintendo DS version is an action/adventure game with role playing game features. The Nintendo DS game, which includes 60 maps, utilizes the touch screen for game play options, including managing inventory, conversing with allied creatures, and controlling one of four possible characters in real-time combat. A wireless multiplayer mode allows up to four people to play simultaneously.
The Game Boy Advance version is an action/adventure game that includes seventeen levels of game play inspired by the film. The game includes a two-player linked or wireless multiplayer mode.
The movie itself is a live-action/CGI motion picture adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved literary classic. Lewis' timeless adventure follows the exploits of four siblings in England. The children enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe while playing a game of hide-and-seek in the rural country home of an elderly professor. Once there, the children discover a land inhabited by wonderful creatures that has become a world cursed to eternal winter. Under the guidance of a noble and mystical ruler, the lion Aslan, the children fight to overcome the White Witch's powerful hold over Narnia in a battle to free Narnia.
Buena Vista Games is the interactive entertainment division of Walt Disney.