Disney All-Star Sports to hit Gamecube and GBA this fall
Sunday, May 12, 2002
Mickey and Pluto playing football...basketball? Watch out Michael!
KONAMI and Disney Interactive today announced an agreement to develop and market a video game series of sports product tentatively titled Disney All-Star Sports, featuring Mickey and his pals. The series will feature both team sports and extreme sports games, starring popular Disney characters as athletic all-stars. The six sport agreement includes; football, basketball, soccer, snowboarding, skateboarding and motocross, which will be available only on Nintendo Game Cube(tm) and Nintendo Game Boy(r) Advance(tm) this Fall.
Combining the high-energy fun of each sport with the storytelling, humor and imagination of Disney, Disney All-Star Sports puts an extreme twist on sports console games, helping players get into the action with their favorite animated athletes. Disney All-Star Sports will deliver arcade-style action, multiplayer gaming, stunning graphics and a hip new attitude for some of the best-loved Disney personalities, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, Max and Big Bad Pete.
“Konami is excited to bring a whole new experience to console sports fans,” said Tomofumi Gotsubo, president, Konami of America, Inc. “Disney’s all-star cast of beloved characters combined with arcade-style sports games will yield incredible success for this new series.”
“Gamers, sports fans, and Disney fans alike will enjoy playing the Disney All-Star Sports games with their favorite Disney characters," said Jan Smith, president, Disney Interactive. ”Disney Interactive is pleased to be working with Konami on this important company initiative.”
--- VGLN Staff