EA And Paramount Digital Entertainment Team Up For ‘Rango’ The Video Game
[tab:Rango Info]EA announced that a video game to coincide with the release of the movie Rango, will be making its way to the PS3. Let’s hope Rango turns out to be like the Toy Story 3 game, in that it exceeds all other movie adaptation games. Rango is an upcoming computer-animated movie featuring the voice of Johnny Depp as Rango, a pet chameleon that lived in a terrarium. Rango somehow winds up in an Old West town called Dirt and becomes their Lawman. Industrial Light & Magic is working on the film, and it will be their first, full length animated feature. The movie is set for a March 4, 2011 release. Check out the trailer, in the trailer tab of all places!!
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Rango the video game to launch alongside Paramount Picturesâ€™ upcoming animated feature film.
A distribution agreement between EA and Paramount Digital Entertainment will catapult an upcoming Paramount property into the hands of gamers worldwide. Rango The Video Game, is an action-adventure title inspired by the upcoming animated feature film starring the voice of Johnny Depp.
Rango The Video Game invites players to continue on Rangoâ€™s wild journey through new adventures inspired by the movie. The game is set in the Old West town of â€˜Dirtâ€™ where players romp through a gritty, pint-sized, Wild West filled with wild rides, off-color characters and frantic shoot-outs. Rango is Paramount Picturesâ€™ first full-length animated feature film; both the film and the video game will be released in March 2011.
â€œWe are thrilled to be working with Paramount and the upcoming release of the video game version of its first animated feature,â€ said Sinjin Bain, Vice President of EA Partners at Electronic Arts. â€œRango is a one-of-a-kind character that we know kids will love. Weâ€™re excited to give families worldwide the opportunity to take the humor and fun from the big screen into their living rooms.â€
â€œWe are pleased to team up with EA to deliver an exciting, action-packed adventure game that captures the spirit of the film and puts the fate of Dirt in playersâ€™ hands,â€ said Tom Lesinski, President of Paramount Digital Entertainment. â€œWeâ€™ve added exciting twists and turns in the video game that will challenge players of all levels on their adventures as Rango.â€