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Despicable Me

Platform(s): Nintendo DS, PSP, PlayStation 2, Wii
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Namco Bandai Partners (EU), D3Publisher (US)
Developer: Monkey Bar Games
Release Date: July 6, 2010 (US), Oct. 2010 (EU)

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'Despicable Me' (ALL) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2010 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT

Despicable Me follows Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), one of the world’s greatest super-villains, as he uses his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays and a small army of minions to pull off the biggest heist in the history of the world.

Despicable Me: The Game lets players of all ages experience the thrill of being downright despicable, as they become Gru, one of the world’s greatest supervillains, and plan the biggest heist in history.  Despicable Me: The Gameis slated to ship worldwide to coincide with the international release of the movie.

“The Despicable Me video games feature all of the favorite characters and locations from the film and will immerse players in the Despicable Me universe by allowing them to relive their favorite movie moments and play in original adventures not seen in the film,” said Olivier Comte, vice president marketing, sales and publishing NAMCO BANDAI Partners S.A.S.“Despicable Me: The Game for Wii, PlayStation 2 system and PSP system follows the movie storyline and expands the movie universe, while Despicable Me: The Game – Minion Mayhem for Nintendo DS is a unique storyline and an all new adventure for players to enjoy.”


“Putting players in the shoes of Gru and his army of minions offers hilarious gameplay opportunities,” said Bill Kispert, vice president and general manager, Digital Platforms, Universal Partnerships & Licensing.  “The Despicable Me video games arm players with an arsenal of fun-filled weapons and gadgets and loads of laughs as they help Gru pull off his most ambitious heist yet.”

In Despicable Me: The Game, players become the mastermind Gru, planning and plotting to build a rocket ship and steal the moon.  Players will command an army of tireless, little yellow minions to complete puzzles and missions and use an arsenal of despicable weapons and gadgets such as magnet guns, freeze rays and battle-ready vehicles to vanquish all who stand in their way.   Players will fly Gru’s aircraft in daring missions against his rival, Vector, and play as Gru or Vector in a variety of multiplayer air combat modes!  Despicable Me: The Game – Minion Mayhemoffers Nintendo DS players an all-new adventure with a unique storyline and exclusive minions to command for hours of entertainment.


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