"A lot of the assets of the movie were incorporated into that game. I mean, these games are hugely successful, and these kids are seeing them and accepting a visual style that then can be translated to movies," said Joel. "We've come a long way from Pong, so I think the games are getting more sophisticated, the technology is more advanced and every year there's something that we've never seen before. And there's a lot of blending of movies and gaming, and movies are coming from games, and games are coming from movies. It's just an exciting time. I mean, the boys [the Wachowski brothers] play everything. I mean, they like to play games, and I don't know which one's inspired which; I'll ask them. But they sit around all day when they're between takes sometimes playing games. And I think that's part of their inspiration."
Currently available in North America, Speed Racer: The Videogame will be available in Europe on Wii and NDS Friday 9th May, 2008.
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