Disney's Tarzan announced for GameBoy Advance
Monday, May 20, 2002
Activision delivers the sequel to their top-selling GBC title.
---Activision Press Release
Santa Monica, CA -- May 20, 2002 -- Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the jungle legend will face his greatest adventure yet in Disney’s Tarzan™: Return to the Jungle for the Nintendo® Game Boy® Advance. The sequel to Disney’s Tarzan™, the top-selling Game Boy® Color title, Disney’s Tarzan: Return to the Jungle lets fans take on the role of Tarzan both as a young boy and adult, learning to adapt to the ways of the jungle and overcome its most dangerous perils. The game is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB and is expected to ship this fall.
“Disney’s Tarzan: Return to the Jungle allows fans of the animated franchise to visit Tarzan’s legendary world for an all-new, action adventure game,” said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. “The technological advances of Game Boy Advance make this sequel more fun and exciting than its wildly successful predecessor.”
Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic tale, Disney’s Tarzan: Return to the Jungle finds Tarzan on quests that vary from locating the Fountain of Youth to discovering The Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs. Besides being able to swing from vines, swim through treacherous waters and engage in tree-surfing action, Tarzan will now be able to wield his trusty boomerang, mighty spear and famous animal call to protect his friends and jungle home. Along the way, Tarzan’s friends, Jane, Terk and Professor Porter will join him on his jungle adventures. Disney’s Tarzan: Return to the Jungle is being developed by Digital Eclipse, developer of Disney’s Tarzan for the Game Boy Color.