High School Musical 3: Senior Year DANCE! (Wii, Xbox 360, PS2 and PC) allows players to “dance” along with favorite characters to familiar “High School Musical” songs from all three movies, as well as experience another memorable year as Wildcats at East High. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (NDS) features all new songs from the upcoming theatrical release of “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” and lets fans play through the game as the Wildcat whose personality is most like theirs.
“We’re building on the success of last year’s line up of ‘High School Musical’ video games with new immersive extensions to the hit property,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “We’ll continue to bring exciting and fresh interactive experiences to ‘High School Musical’ fans everywhere, delivering new storylines, characters and songs.”
High School Musical 3: Senior Year DANCE! lets players experience the music, familiar locations and popular characters from all three movies, including the upcoming “High School Musical 3: Senior Year.” Players move to the rhythm of the hit songs using the controllers unique to each video game console, such as Wii Remote and Nunchuk, to classic “High School Musical” anthems, including “We’re All In This Together” and “What Time Is It.”
Players take the role of Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, Chad or Taylor, or can customize their own Wildcat, using a variety of outfits, shoes and hairstyles. In addition, the game features various multiplayer modes, including competitive and cooperative play. In competitive mode, users can earn power-ups to affect other players’ performances, while in cooperative mode players need to dance simultaneously and in sync to earn high scores. Fans can also follow along to choreography from the stars, and complete songs to earn points and unlock new songs, clothing and characters.
A unique rhythm-based dance game, High School Musical 3: Senior Year (NDS) also allows players to experience the music, scenes and characters from the “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” film. Players take on the role of the main characters to play along to the rhythm of songs from the upcoming theatrical release. The game features trivia-based personality quizzes that allow players to determine the Wildcat whose personality is most like theirs. This feature lets fans dance through the game as that specific character, performing songs and experiencing the fun themed to Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, Chad or Taylor’s personalities. In addition, High School Musical 3: Senior Year utilizes the DS stylus and D-pad to capture special photos to create a custom East High senior yearbook layout, to keep for years to come.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (NDS) for also features DGamer integration, a new online community designed exclusively for Disney gamers, which allows players to interact with other Nintendo DS gamers via a Wi-Fi connection and online at www.DGamer.com. DGamer allows players to log into either their DS or online accounts to create and customize a unique 3-D avatar and persistent profile. Players will be able to use the service to chat with friends in “High School Musical” chat rooms, as well as accessorize their avatars with unlockables earned while playing the games.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year DANCE! for Wii, Xbox 360, PS2 and PC and High School Musical 3: Senior Year for NDS are scheduled for release this holiday season. Both titles are rating of E for Everyone.