“As we continue to grow our offering of Disney video games, we remain dedicated to delivering creative and engaging extensions of the most popular Disney properties,” said Craig Relyea, vice president of marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “‘High School Musical’ has become nothing short of a worldwide phenomenon. These new video games allow fans to interact with their favorite High School Musical characters and stories, plus try their hand at performing songs from both High School Musical films.”
From belting out songs in the living room during a summer slumber party or a family fun night to creating your own dance videos on the road, Disney allows “High School Musical” fans of all ages to enjoy this unparalleled musical world. With their favorite characters, songs and sets right at their fingertips, the entire family can become part of the “High School Musical” world whenever and wherever they want.
High School Musical: Sing It! (PS2/Wii)
With “High School Musical: Sing It!,” available on Wii and PlayStation 2 systems, players express themselves through music with an all-new karaoke twist where they can choose their favorite “High School Musical” character and sing all of the songs from “High School Musical” and “High School Musical 2.” Debuting as one of the first video games to have a microphone on the Wii platform, “High School Musical: Sing It!” features motion-captured-choreography from the original movie’s dance routines and offers two play modes. In story mode - players live the movies performing songs beginning from “Start of Something New” to “We’re All in this Together” and “What Time Is It?.” In party mode - friends compete karaoke-style against each other. Players can choose their favorite backdrop and belt out solos or duets of approximately 30 hit songs, including popular tunes from other familiar Disney Channel favorites. High School Musical: Sing It! will be available in August and is anticipated to be rated “E” for everyone.
On Wii, the game will be priced at $59.99 bundled with a special edition “High School Musical” branded microphone from Logitech. On the PlayStation 2 system, the games will be $49.99 bundled with the microphone and $39.99 without the microphone.
High School Musical: Makin’ the Cut! (NDS)
In the only “High School Musical” themed handheld video game “High School Musical: Makin’ the Cut!” for Nintendo DS™, players can show off their musical talents as they play along with the movie’s hit songs. In this addictive rhythm-based game, fans play as any of the six “High School Musical” stars or their own customized character as they dance to the beat and travel across America competing in the ultimate musical competition. Players can compete head-to-head and trade their original music video creations wirelessly with friends. With 12 songs from High School Musical” and “High School Musical 2,” friends can enjoy the tunes they love together.
Available in August for $29.99 MSRP, “High School Musical: Makin’ the Cut!” is anticipated to be rated “E” for everyone.