Astro Boy

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PSP, PlayStation 2, Wii
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: D3Publisher
Developer: High Voltage Software
Release Date: Oct. 20, 2009

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'Astro Boy: The Video Game' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2009 @ 8:05 p.m. PDT

Based on the upcoming feature film inspired by itself, Astro Boy: The Video Game will allow players to become Astro Boy, a young boy robot with incredible powers who takes to the streets and skies on an epic adventure to save Metro City from the clutches of the evil President Stone and his robot army.
Based on the upcoming feature film which itself is inspired by one of the most beloved characters of all time, Astro Boy: The Video Game will allow players to become Astro Boy, a young boy robot with incredible powers. Astro Boy: The Video Game is slated to ship worldwide this fall to coincide with the North American and international release of the movie in October 2009 from Summit Entertainment.

Animated movie voice talents of Freddie Highmore and Kristen Bell will reprise their onscreen voiced roles of Astro Boy (Highmore), and Cora (Bell).

In Astro Boy: The Video Game, players become the iconic hero, Astro Boy, and take to the streets and skies on an epic adventure to save Metro City from the clutches of the evil President Stone and his robot army. Utilizing Astro’s entire arsenal of iconic weapons and abilities--Finger Lasers, Arm Cannon, Butt Machine Guns and Drill Attacks, players will battle hordes of robot enemies and colossal bosses including some never-before-seen enemies across Metro City and the mysterious Surface. Using an intuitive combat system that adds depth to gameplay, players will experience classic platform action and exhilarating flight combat levels as they use Astro’s unique rocket boosters to hover, avoid enemies and zip out of the way of danger. Astro Boy: The Video Game offers numerous unlockable and collectible elements that include exclusive art work, different versions of Astro Boy and more, as players live the story solo or side by side with a friend in 2 player co-op mode on Wii and the PS2.



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