This panda isn't the one who "eats, shoots, and leaves," but he does throw an impressive roundhouse. For an ailuropoda melanoleuca
. The Kung Fu Panda
now has a demo out on Xbox Live Marketplace, with the movie-game simul-week release available June 3rd. (And with Activision as distributor, I can already sense the disappointment in Charles' eyes since this won't be featured at E3 this year.)
KUNG FU PANDA™ VIDEO GAME DEMO NOW AVAILABLE ON XBOX LIVE MARKETPLACE
Santa Monica, CA – May 1, 2008 – Starting today, gamers can become the ultimate Kung Fu Master as Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) releases the Kung Fu Panda™ video game demo on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Based on the upcoming feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NYSE: DWA), the Kung Fu Panda video game demo features a full, multi-stage level in which players can experience a taste of the game’s kung fu awesomeness and bodacious humor. Assuming the role of Po the Panda, gamers will be able to deliver incredible combo attacks against a variety of enemies, navigate stunning multi-tiered environments and execute the hilariously powerful Panda Stumble and Panda Quake maneuvers. Additionally, players who beat the demo will receive an exclusive cheat code for the full game allowing them to unlock playable characters in multiplayer mode.
The Kung Fu Panda video game takes gamers on an epic adventure through 13 awesome levels from the movie and beyond. Players must master the specialized kung fu fighting styles of Po, his teacher Shifu, and the legendary kung fu masters, the Furious Five, to become the Dragon Warrior and finally defeat the ultimate enemy, Tai Lung. Featuring a deep variety of gameplay, unique co-op and competitive multiplayer modes, collectibles, and a host of character upgrades, the Kung Fu Panda video game provides an experience gamers of all ages will enjoy.
The Kung Fu Panda video game will be available June 3, 2008 for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Games for Windows®, and the Nintendo DS™. The console and Windows PC versions are rated “E10+” (Fantasy Violence, Mild Language) and the DS is rated “E10+” (Cartoon Violence) by the ESRB.
For more information on the Kung Fu Panda video game please visit www.KungFuPandaGame.com.