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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PC, PSP, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft Shanghai
Release Date: Sept. 15, 2009

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'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' (ALL) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT

Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs is the most delicious event since macaroni met cheese.

The development of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs video game is the third such collaboration in a successful partnership, with Ubisoft having produced top-selling video games based on Sony Pictures Animation's $190 worldwide box office hit, Open Season, and Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature, Surf's Up.

"Our past projects together have shown that Ubisoft understands how to translate the artistry and storytelling of Sony Pictures Animation's films to the world of video games," said Mark Caplan, Vice President, Licensing-Hardlines and Interactive at Sony Pictures Consumer Products. "Our teams are already working together to create a fun and engaging interactive game that will extend the film experience."

Sony Pictures Animation's second animated film to be created in stereoscopic 3D, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs will be the most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain. The film features the voices of Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Bruce Campbell, Mr. T, and Tracy Morgan. The film is written and directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord, based on the bestselling children's book written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. Pam Marsden is the producer.

"We're pleased to continue our successful partnership with Sony Pictures Consumer Products," said Christian Salomon, vice president of worldwide licensing at Ubisoft. "Our teams are looking forward to creating a game that will offer parents and children an entertaining experience that they can share together while reliving their favorite moments from the film."

Key Features:

  • Play as Flint, the nerdy hero from the new mouth-watering motion picture
    Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating that one big invention that will improve everyone's life. When he created the F.L.D.S.M.D.F.R. (Flint Lockwood Diatonic Super Mutating Dynamic Food Replicator), it looked like he finally pulled it off, when food miraculously began to fall from the sky! However, what started as a triumph for the people of his hometown of Swallow Falls soon turned into a mess of gigantic pro-"portions." Now Flint must utilize every invention and crazy gadget he has made in order to save the world from a food-tastrophe!
  • Run, jump, climb, dodge and puzzle solve your way through level after level of food mayhem
    Explore 20 levels and environments from the movie and beyond, from the Jelly Castle to Ice Cream Falls!
  • Use Flint's crazy gadgets and vehicles
    Melt, punch, slice and dice, carry, pump and spray giant pieces of food, and battle highly mutated food enemies using Flint's wacky inventions! Hurl hamburgers, sling spaghetti, and join the biggest food fight ever!
  • Grab a friend and join in with Steve the monkey for fun co-op gameplay
    Have fun with friends in two-player co-op mode staring Steve, Flint's sidekick monkey (Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 only)!

 


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