News: Pixar's latest animated film is being turned into a gourmet game by THQ.
THQ has announced their next project with Disney Pixar will be the game adaptation of Pixar's next animated film, Ratatouille. According to Disney Pixar, Ratatouille is the story of Remy, a rat who is looking for a gourmet meal in a whole world of garbage. THQ describes the game like this:
In the game, players will assume the role of Remy, a young rat whose love for great food puts him at odds with the needs of his family. Fans will be able to relive some of the film's most thrilling moments and experience the sights, sounds and most importantly, the smells, of Paris a la Remy across a multitude of gaming systems. Players will instantly recognize the storyline, characters and key locations of Ratatouille, as they engage in a series of unique mini-games, cooking challenges and head-to-head multiplayer. Ratatouille will allow players to create culinary masterpieces, evade detection from dangerous and often hungry enemies, and brave the perils of the dinner-rush in this senses-shattering journey to fulfill Remy's life-long dream of becoming a great chef.
As with all Disney Pixar adaptations, the game will be released on nearly every available platform. Ratatouille will be coming to the PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360, Wii, GameCube, GBA, DS, PC, Mac and Mobile Phones alongside the films Summer 2007 release.
"Disney Pixar films have consistently captivated audiences of all ages with their imaginative and memorable characters, visually stunning animation, and unparalleled story-telling," said Kelly Flock, executive vice president of worldwide publishing, THQ. "THQ has shipped more than 25 million units of Disney Pixar video games to date, illustrating the success of our long-standing relationship and dedication to the Disney Pixar business."
Heavy Iron Studios (who previously worked on The Incredibles game) is developing Ratatouille. We'll have more soon.