Incredibles Game Hits Retail

Fans of gaming and animation will no doubt be sprinting to their local game shops faster than a speeding bullet today as game publisher THQ releases its interactive title based on the highly anticipated Disney/Pixar animated feature, The Incredibles. Developed by THQ’s Heavy Iron Studios, in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios and Disney Interactive, the game has shipped for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance and PC/Mac.

In the game, players assume the roles and super powers of Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and their children, Violet and Dash. The action spans more than 18 levels including bonuses and extra hidden features. For younger tykes, THQ has also released The Incredibles: When Danger Calls for PC/Mac. Developed by Imaginengine, the title features 10 levels of engaging activities ranging in difficulty.

Helixe, another internal studio of THQ, developed of the Game Boy Advance version and Beenox adapted the console version for PC/Mac users. Read more about the game and the feature film in the December issue of Animation Magazine, now available.

Directed by Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, TV’s The Simpsons), The Incredibles is the story of a family of undercover superheroes trying to live a quiet, suburban life when they are forced back into action in order to save the world. The film opens nationwide this weekend.