THQ has announced its 2007 portfolio of video games based on popular Nickelodeon franchises including SpongeBob, Avatar and Zoe 101. The 2007 line-up will also include the debut of El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera.
"Our Nickelodeon video game portfolio continues to lead the kids market with more than 45 million units sold-in to date," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "We expect a continued robust Nickelodeon business in 2007 with an even greater presence on the popular Wii, our first title slated for release on Xbox 360, and additional titles in our new series of games based on Nickelodeon's live-action properties."
The 2007 THQ Nickelodeon videogame line-up includes:
Nicktoons 2007 (Working Title): Players must defeat Professor Calamitous' vast army of evil toys based on the Nicktoons Heroes in this fast-paced action platform game. Featuring the largest selection of playable Nickelodeon characters from the most popular TV shows including SpongeBob SquarePants, Danny Phantom and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius. Nicktoons 2007 is scheduled to release for the PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance.
SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis: The game will follow SpongeBob and the rest of the Bikini Gang as they leave Bikini Bottom and journey to the legendary city of Atlantis. Players will discover the treasures of Atlantis, while experiencing new game mechanics and multiplayer features. Scheduled to release for the PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance.
Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Burning Earth: Based on the popular Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series, players will follow the second season storyline as Aang teams up with friends to defend the greatest Earth Kingdom city against a deadly Fire Nation threat. Scheduled to release for Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance.
El Tigre (Working Title): Based on the animated series, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, players will follow the adventures of Manny, the son of a superhero and the grandson of a supervillain. Players will help Manny as he must choose to use his El Tigre superpowers for good, or let his mischievous side take over. Scheduled to release for Nintendo DS.
Zoey 101: Field Trip Fiasco: Players will take on the role of Zoey Brooks, played by Jamie Lynn Spears, as she embarks on a field trip to Red Stone Gulch Canyons with her friends. With the aid of a park ranger, players will learn the techniques needed to survive the seemingly hostile wilderness terrain once they become separated from their guide. Scheduled to release for Nintendo DS.
Drake & Josh: Talent Showdown: Featuring all of the humour from the hit TV series, players will enjoy adventure-style gameplay as they help Drake and Josh win the infamous talent show, "Teen American Talent," by avoiding sabotages from other contestants and by perfecting their music skills. Scheduled to release for Nintendo DS.