ImaginEngine and Majesco’s movie tie-in now available.
Some things should stay in the past...some things don’t...and sometimes, they get sequels. Those are the sort of facts of life that give us Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, the video game adaptation of which has now shipped for the Nintendo Wii and DS, according to Majesco. Set to open on December 23rd, The Squeakquel features not only the eponymous Chipmunks but also the new (well, to the film series, anyway) Chipettes, both of which you can play as while you try to keep rhythm in concerts the world over. In addition to two difficulties, the game will also feature a multiplayer mode that supports two or three players on the console and handheld, respectively. For more information on Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, be sure to check out the official press release below:
EDISON, N.J., Dec 01, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Celebrate the holidays with The Chipmunks and The Chipettes! Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing) and Bagdasarian Productions, today announced that Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for Wii and Nintendo DS is now available at retailers nationwide. Hitting stores just weeks before Fox's highly-anticipated theatrical release of the same name opening December 23rd, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel puts players' rhythmic skills to the test as they jet around the world performing to packed stadiums filled with thousands of adoring fans.
Featuring award-winning songs from The Chipmunks' library and hits from popular artists, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel lets players star as The Chipmunks, their girl-group counterparts The Chipettes, or both as they rock out on the ultimate worldwide tour. Performers can unlock and choose from a variety of pulse-pounding concert locations including 25 different venues on Wii and 11 in the Nintendo DS version.
Using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk or Nintendo DS stylus, players must keep the bands on tempo through songs that grow increasingly challenging in two modes of difficulty - Normal and Expert - to gain fans and set attendance records. Performers can also choose from a variety of gameplay modes including Multiplayer, that lets them compete against two friends on Wii or up to three friends on Nintendo DS, and Jukebox, where they can play their favorite unlocked songs while watching and singing along to music videos. Offering hours of fun for the entire family, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel lets fans of all ages boogie their way to the top this holiday season.
Developed by ImaginEngine, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for Wii and Nintendo DS is rated E for Everyone and is available now for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.99 respectively.
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