Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces the launch of Scooby-Doo! First Frights in stores now on Wii™, PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo DS™ in North America, marking the first Scooby-Doo! game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
In the Scooby-Doo! First Frights game, developed by Torus Games, players take on the role of young Scooby-Doo and teenage versions of the newly formed Mystery, Inc. crew – Shaggy, Daphne, Fred and Velma – to solve their very first cases over 22 exciting levels.
“Scooby-Doo! First Frights delivers a fresh take on the ever popular Scooby-Doo franchise and will appeal to kids and families alike,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Development and Production, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “I am especially excited about bringing Scooby-Doo to the Wii, which is a perfect fit for kids and families to play together.”
The Scooby-Doo! First Frights game releases in conjunction with the Warner Premiere/Cartoon Network live-action movie “Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins” released today by Warner Home Video. The feature-length live-action title premiered on Cartoon Network as the most-watched telecast in the network’s history, delivering 6,107,000 viewers age 2 and up according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research.
Scooby-Doo! First Frights features four brand new mysteries, each with its own unique villain and spooky setting, including a phantom cruise ship, a haunted high school, a foreboding castle, and a creepy carnival. Each level lets players solve puzzles, combat enemies and collect clues to unmask the mysterious villains. With access to a variety of disguises, players can camouflage themselves in costumes with special powers and abilities unique to each character. At any time during the game, players can switch characters or play with family and friends using two player co-op with easy drop-in, drop-out gameplay.
By purchasing Scooby-Doo! First Frights, fans can participate in the Scooby-Doo Zoinks Points consumer rewards program, now available at www.zoinkspoints.com. This first-of-its-kind program offers fans access to free, exclusive online content, including custom Scooby-Doo online games, video clips, wallpapers, screen savers, podcasts and more with the purchase of all Scooby-Doo licensed products.
Scooby-Doo! First Frights is rated “E10+” for Everyone 10 and older and is available for Nintendo DS for $29.99, Wii for $39.99, and PlayStation 2 for $19.99.
About Torus Games
Torus Games is an independent developer of video games based in Melbourne, Australia. Torus has been developing video games since 1994 and employs a staff of over 60. For more information please visit: http://www.torusgames.com.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
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