San Francisco, Calif. â€“ June 19, 2008 â€“ LucasArts today announced Star Wars: The Clone Wars will blast its way onto the Wiiâ„¢ and Nintendo DSâ„¢ in Holiday 2008. Bringing an entirely new look and feel to the galaxy far, far away, Star Wars: The Clone Wars combines the cinematic qualities of the Star Wars movies with state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery from artists at Lucasfilm Animation.
Star Warsâ„¢ The Clone Warsâ„¢: Lightsaber Duelsâ„¢, in development by Krome Studios exclusively for the Wii, delivers fun-filled Lightsaber battles for the entire family while it immerses players in the characters, locations, and epic duels from the all-new Star Wars feature film. Built from the ground-up for the Wii, Lightsaber Duels features an intuitive motion-controlled combat system that puts the Lightsaberâ„¢ weapon in your hand for non-stop fun.
Star Warsâ„¢ The Clone Warsâ„¢: Jedi Allianceâ„¢, developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS by the LucasArts Singapore team in conjunction with Lucasfilm Animation, lets gamers experience the awesome power when two Jedi join forces to fight as one. With an innovative stylus-based input, controlling the Jediâ€™s movement and engaging in Lightsaber combat has never felt more immersive.
â€œWorking on The Clone Wars chapter of the Star Wars Saga has been an exciting endeavor for everyone here at LucasArts,â€ said Feargus Carroll, project lead for LucasArts Singapore. â€œThe intuitive and accessible gameplay on both the Wii and the Nintendo DS complement one of the most exciting Star Wars adventures yet.â€
The world premiere trailer for the games will debut exclusively on Spike TVâ€™s â€œGameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighleyâ€ on Friday, June 20.