TRON: Evolution is an immersive 3rd person action-adventure game that pulls the player into the unique digital world of TRON. Gamers explore TRON’s cities using the free running phenomenon Parkour, navigate among unique rebel factions, and fight an epic battle against a dictator’s seemingly unstoppable army.
TRON: Evolution is one of the keys to unlocking the TRON mythology. The game’s story takes place before the “TRON: Legacy” events and provides insight into the film’s past. As an integrated entertainment experience, the film will reference elements of the game’s story. Fans will want to play the game to learn more about the TRON mythology seen in the film, but each entertainment experience will stand on its own.
“TRON: Legacy” film director Joseph Kosinski consulted on the vision for the debut video game trailer, which includes computer graphics that were created by the same company that will provide the film’s CG animations. Kosinski will advise on the game’s vision during 2010 to ensure accuracy with the film. In addition to directing “TRON: Legacy,” Kosinski is renowned in the video games industry as having directed prolific feature film-quality game trailers for major product releases.
Film and TV star Olivia Wilde and the actor who portrayed the original TRON character, Bruce Boxleitner, will headline the voice cast for the upcoming video game, TRON: Evolution, in addition to appearing in the highly anticipated December film, “TRON: Legacy.” The Hollywood voice cast will star in the upcoming TRON: Evolution video games that bridge the storyline gap between the original “TRON” film and the upcoming “TRON: Legacy” film. Wilde, who plays Quorra, Kevin Flynn’s confidant in the “TRON: Legacy” film, will also star as that character in the TRON: Evolution video games.
Joining Wilde and Boxleitner as voices in the TRON: Evolution video games will be Jensen Ackles (Gibson), James Frain, John Glover (Abraxas), Nolan North (Behemoth, Sentries and Blaze), Kari Wahlgren (Radia), Robin Atkin Downes (Kalev), Terrence A. Carson (Calchas), and Fred Tatasciore (Kevin Flynn, Clu and Bosh). Diane Michelle, Yuri Lowenthal, and Laura Bailey also provide voice audio for the game.
“Quorra is a strong memorable character in the film and the opportunity to represent her in the video game was really important to assure consistency for telling her story,” said Olivia Wilde. “Being in both ‘TRON: Legacy’ and the TRON: Evolution video games is incredible.”
Boxleitner is synonymous with the TRON franchise among fans with his pivotal roles in both the original “TRON” film and now “TRON: Legacy.”
“The voice cast from the film lends authenticity to the experience as they’re telling their characters’ stories after having spent months acting as those characters in the film,” said Darren Hedges, game director, Propaganda Games. “We developed a great relationship with both the talent and the filmmakers throughout their shoot in Vancouver and the experience players will get throughout the game provides a solid back story leading into the ‘TRON: Legacy’ film.”
TRON Evolution – Battle Grids (Wii), TRON: Evolution (DS) and TRON: Evolution PSP are action packed games set within the combat arenas and mysterious cities of the TRON world. All game versions give fans a unique way to battle and explore the TRON universe alone or with friends and family.
The TRON games for Nintendo platforms (TRON: Evolution – Battle Grids for Wii and TRON: Evolution for DS), include games and art styles appropriate for a wide audience, including families and kids.
TRON: Evolution - Battle Grids (Wii)
Developed by n-Space Inc. partnering with Propaganda Games for the unique features of Wii and targeting both families and a younger audience, TRON: Evolution - Battle Grids is an action game set in the combat arenas and streets of the TRON Universe. The game features a championship mode where friends can compete against each other or play together in fully customizable tournaments. Story mode allows players to evolve their created character in the quest to become the Game Grids Champion. In addition, the game features more than 15 game grid challenges with iconic TRON weapons and vehicles such as battle and survival mode in light cycles and battle and grid capture mode in light discs. In grid challenges players can compete with family and friends in local games for one to four players.
TRON: Evolution (NDS)
TRON: Evolution for DS casts the player in the story as an up-and-coming TRON entity. TRON: Evolution for DS features an adventure mode where players battle in arenas while uncovering a conspiracy to rig the Grid Games. In addition, the game features a Grid Games Championship where players compete in arena matches or in races. Grid games feature local multiplayer with iconic TRON vehicles, such as light cycles and light tanks in competitive and cooperative modes, including capture the flag and last man standing.
TRON: Evolution PSP (PSP)
A familiar face from the outside world has organized the first Grid Games Tournament of Champions in TRON: Evolution PSP. Players advance and customize their character as they compete in an extensive series of action-packed game grid challenges, ranging from intense light cycle racing, to light disc combat. Players can battle and compete with up to four friends in multiple head-to-head matches and play modes. Players can also unlock exciting bonus content that is sure hit home with TRON fans.
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