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Disney Interactive Studios' Wii Video Games Provide Hours of Family Fun this Holiday Season and Beyond

From Solving Mysteries to Sing-A-Longs, Disney Brings Everyone Together With a Number of Multi-Player Games for Families

BURBANK, Calif. – (November 16, 2010) – Disney Interactive Studios today announces many ways for unlimited family holiday fun through pick-up-and-play Wii games:  Disney Guilty Party; Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales; Disney Channel All Star Party; Disney Tangled; Disney Sing It: Family Hits; and Club Penguin Game Day!  This dynamic line-up of video games provides players with a variety of adventures and experiences that will appeal to everyone in the family.  Up to four people can play at once so kids, parents and even grandparents can enjoy each other’s company not only throughout this holiday season but also for endless hours in the New Year. 

Mothers are exploring new ways for families to play together this holiday season and many are turning to entertainment technology as it becomes more user-friendly and accessible.  In fact, according to the recently released M.O.M. – Mom on a Mission study by Disney Online*, moms use technology to create more opportunities for family bonding activities. More than half of the Moms surveyed said that the Wii brings their family together, making Disney’s line-up of interactive family games the ideal recipe for family fun this holiday.

“The holidays are a time when families come together, so we’re excited to offer interactive games that encourage everyone to play together,” said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “These Wii games offer a great way for families to fully engage in active play.  And with the breadth of great properties, play scenarios and themes, we’ve got something that will appeal to every member of the family.”

Disney’s portfolio of “Make it Fun. Make it Family. Make it Disney.” Wii games for holiday include:

  • Disney Guilty Party allows you to investigate mysteries, collect clues and even split into teams to discover the “super sleuths” in your family
  • Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales is inspired by Disney/Pixar’s “Car Toons” and offers fast-paced, four-player fun to determine the family daredevil
  • Disney Channel All-Star Party brings together Disney Channel shows and characters for the first time in more than 30 games in popular show locations
  • Disney Tangled is a hair-raising adventure that’s inspired by the new animated movie and allows you to play as Rapunzel or Flynn
  • Disney Sing It Family Hits creates a whole new world of karaoke fun with 30 songs from both classic and contemporary feature films including “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Lion King” and “Aladdin”
  • Club Penguin Game Day! provides the fun and creativity of the popular snow-covered online world of Club Penguin on Wii for the first time with a challenging collection of fun new mini-games for the whole family

All of the games in the Disney Interactive Studios holiday portfolio are Rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

For more information about the Disney Interactive Studios holiday portfolio, go to http://www.disneyfamily.com/makeitdisney.

 

About Disney Interactive Studios

Disney Interactive Studios, part of Disney Interactive Media Group, is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). Disney Interactive Studios self publishes and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with other interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. Disney Interactive Studios is based in Glendale, California, and has internal development studios around the world. For more information, log on to http://www.disneyinteractivestudios.com.

 

*Disney Online’s M.O.M. – Mom on a Mission study was conducted in June 2010 by Ipsos OTX MediaCT, with the objective of gaining insights to understand today’s Mom, her roles, and how technology and the Internet affect her life. 

 

 
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