LOS ANGELES (September 25, 2006) – Sierra Entertainment announced today that the video game Ice Age 2 The Meltdown, based on the worldwide blockbuster animated film from 20th Century Fox is being developed for Nintendo’s highly anticipated Wii console and will be available at retailers nationwide this holiday season.
Ice Age 2 The Meltdown for Wii will utilize the full capability of Wii and its unique controller.
“We are excited to bring such an entertaining game to such an innovative platform,” said Cindy Cook, chief strategy and marketing officer, Vivendi Games. “Ice Age fans and gamers of all ages will without a doubt enjoy embarking on this new adventure, within the game itself and as part of the truly unique Wii experience Nintendo is bringing to consumers.”
Elie Dekel, executive vice president, Fox Licensing & Merchandising, added, “Ice Age is an amazing franchise and the perfect fit for Nintendo’s next generation platform. Ice Age 2 promises to utilize the Wii’s specs to the fullest capacity for a great gaming experience. Thanks to the cooperation of much of the voice talent from the film, fans will get to explore a true extension of one of the year’s biggest blockbusters.”