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G-Force Game Announced

Not just any force of guinea pigs is headed our way, as Disney Interactive Studios today announced that they have enlisted an elite force of guinea pigs to star in the upcoming G-Force video game, inspired by the forthcoming Walt Disney film.

Scheduled for release this July on PC, PS2, PSP, PS3, Xbox 360, DS and Wii, the action-platform game has guinea pigs use high-tech gadgets and specialized talents to complete dangerous missions. Here’s the scoop:

Players control Darwin, the G-Force team leader, and housefly surveillance commando Mooch. Darwin and Mooch team up with the rest of G-Force to use their unique high-tech gadgets, stealth mastery, and pint-sized teamwork to save the world from a robot army of evil household appliances. G-Force features innovative gameplay with a unique sense of scale and puzzle solving that requires players to manipulate environments or enemies, including evil household appliances like waffle irons, water coolers and vacuum cleaners to complete their mission.

It is being developed by Eurocom, while the DS and PSP versions are being handled by Keen Games.

Toy Story Mania Announced

Disney Interactive Studios today announced Toy Story Mania!, an upcoming family game that features the characters and settings from the popular Pixar film. It will feature the iconic characters and humor from the films and place them at the new Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort attractions.

Set for release this fall exclusively on Wii, the game will offer pick-up-and-play party games. There will be new and original galleries and a series of mini-games all hosted by characters from the movies. It will feature both competitive and co-operative multiplayer modes for up to four people.

“The ‘Toy Story’ franchise is a fun, dynamic and heart-warming series containing characters and themes that connect with every age group,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “Toy Story Mania! combines those popular elements with the unique antics of the new theme park attraction for the ultimate in family entertainment.”

Papaya Studio is currently working on the title.

Split/Second Announced

Not content with creating the awesomeness that was Pure, Black Rock Studio is back again, announcing their new racing game Split/Second.

To be published by Disney Interactive Studios, the game is set in the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show where competitors vie to be the first across the finish line in a made-for-TV city built for destruction. Gamers will be able to create destructions to knock other vehicles from the track and alter the dynamics of the race. The track can be altered, or an entirely new route can be created.

“Split/Second elevates action racing to a new level by enabling players to strategically take out their opponents by dynamically altering the course in real time,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “Split/Second further showcases Black Rock Studio’s ability to innovate and deliver a compelling experience that has wide appeal beyond the traditional racing genre.”

“We’re creating huge memorable moments on par with the biggest blockbuster action films,” said Nick Baynes, game director, Black Rock Studio. “Action racing has captured the imagination of video game fans worldwide and we’re going to redefine that experience with Split/Second.”

The game is due out early next year on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. View the trailer here.

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