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"A Christmas Carol" Video Game!
07 Sep 2009    

By Priya B (Web correspondent)

Good news for video game lovers!! Exclusively for the Nintendo DS, "Disney's Christmas Carol" Video Game will hit store shelves on November 3, three days before the film hits theatres.

The video game promises to be an innovative adventure puzzler for Nintendo DS celebrating the spirit of the holidays with a Scrooge twist and the only video game inspired by the re-envisioned classic Dickens tale giving Nintendo DS players an awesome, interesting and enjoying adventure with variety of engaging activities.

Disney's A Christmas Carol

Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios explained that this video game will, in a new and an interactive way, bring the story to life and will provide hours of festive entertainment which is destined to be an instant classic for a whole new generation of 'Christmas Carol' fans.

There are many mind blowing Nintendo DS features in this game. Players will be guiding Scrooge on his supernatural adventure, by blowing and shouting into the microphone and using the Nintendo DS stylus to pull, shake, drag, rattle and tap the different environments. The players will experience innovative animated cut scenes which will be like an interactive story book with amazing beauty and detail. Players will also access the actual chapters of the classic Dickens book and interact with characters from the film, including Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Mr. Fezziwig, Marley and the three spirits of Christmas.

In addition to these cool features, players can indulge in varieties of fun and frolic activities like singing carols, decorating with holiday ornaments, and cooking Christmas dinner in Tiny Tim's kitchen. The game also includes 14 mini-games like coin tossing, performing on the piano, a snaps card game, snow ball fights as well as a "Pass the DS" feature allowing up to four players to compete in mini-games on one DS unit. A real-time advent calendar lets players unlock surprises every day from December 1st through Christmas 2009.

Disney's A Christmas Carol

"Disney's A Christmas Carol" video game also features access to DGamer, an online community exclusively for Disney gamers on Nintendo DS and allows them to chat with other players and unlock additional items in their game.

Jim Carrey won't be voicing in the video game. But, they will use the awesome movie poster of "Disney's Christmas Carol" as the cover for the release of this video game.

Don't miss it and grab it when it releases! Enjoy it with your friends as a fun filled time pass!

-- Source: Disney Interactive Studios. Click to comment this article.

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