LOS ANGELES – November 13, 2012 – D3Publisher (D3P) and Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) today announced Ben 10 Omniverse™ is now available for theNintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, Nintendo DS™ hand-held system and the Wii™ system from Nintendo, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Ben 10 Omniverse will also be available for the Wii U™ system from Nintendo when the new console launches on November 18, 2012.
Based on the brand new animated series of the same name, Ben 10 Omniverse introduces fans to a different Ben 10 experience through a new art style, a new batch of aliens, and Ben’s new partner Rook, a skilled but inexperienced Plumber graduate. In the game, players will have the power to switch forms and battle as one of 13 playable alien heroes, including never-before-seen aliens like Bloxx and Gravattack, as they work to defeat the evil plans of a fierce villain intent on destroying the world in a single-player or co-operative campaign.
“With the reboot of the Ben 10 franchise in Omniverse, we wanted to bring an experience to fans that is authentic to the show, while highlighting the new characters and action that make the franchise a popular hit among kids,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of production, D3P. “This new installment to the Ben 10 series provides enhanced visuals based off the show’s new art style, an emphasis on cooperative gameplay between Ben and Rook, and a slew of classic and new alien forms to battle evil like never before.”
“This fall’s global launch of Ben 10 Omniverse has introduced an all-new look and feel for the series in a big way, and the result has been huge excitement and engagement among our fans,” says Pete Yoder, vice president of consumer products for North America, CNE. “In this new game launching today, D3Publisher has tapped in to that excitement and provided a great interactive experience with new aliens, relatable characters and fantastic adventures for our beloved Ben.”
Ben 10 Omniverse is available for Xbox 360 and the PlayStation®3 system with a suggested retail price of $39.99. Versions for the Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo DS™, and Wii™ systems are also available with a suggested retail price of $29.99. Ben 10 Omniverse will also be available on the date of the console launch for the upcoming Wii U™ system on November 18, 2012 with a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Ben 10 Omniverse is developed by Monkey Bar Games for all platforms except for Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS, which are developed by 1st Playable Productions. The game is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – Cartoon Violence) for Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 system and Wii U, “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – Animated Blood and Cartoon Violence) for Wii, and “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – (Cartoon Violence and Cartoon Mischief) for Nintendo 3DS and DS by the ESRB. For more information on Ben 10 Omniverse, please visit www.Ben10OmniverseVideoGame.