Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 9, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft announced the launch
of new downloadable content for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The GameT. The
new content will be available on PlayStationRNetwork for the PlayStationR3
computer entertainment system on November 9 and will come later this month
on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 coinciding with the film’s Blu-ray and DVD
release on November 9th.
The download is priced at $2 and includes the new playable ‘Knives Chau’
character, as well as two new game modes: Battle Royale and Dodge Ball. In
addition, Ubisoft will also offer a free patch, which upgrades the player’s
original gameplay to co-op.
Developed in collaboration with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, Scott
Pilgrim vs. the World: The GameT is based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s
award-winning graphic novel series and the Universal Pictures film directed
by genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright.
The game follows ‘Scott Pilgrim’s’ quest to date ‘Ramona Flowers’ by
defeating her seven evil exes. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game is a
rock ‘n’ roll action love story for the 8-bit generation with an
arcade-style, beat-’em-up experience inspired by many classic retro games of
the ’80s and ’90s. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game is rated “T” for
TEEN by the ESRB.
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About Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Edgar Wright brings Bryan Lee O’Malley’s
hugely popular graphic novel series to life with gravity-defying action and
videogame-inspired graphics. Joining lead actor Michael Cera is one of the
coolest ensemble casts ever to share the big screen including Mary Elizabeth
Winstead (Live Free or Die Hard), Kieran Culkin (Igby Goes Down), Chris
Evans (upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger), Academy AwardR nominee
Anna Kendrick (Twilight series, Up in the Air), Alison Pill (Dan in Real
Life), Aubrey Plaza (“Parks and Recreation”), Brandon Routh (Superman),
Jason Schwartzman (Funny People), Johnny Simmons (Jennifer’s Body), Mark
Webber (Broken Flowers), Mae Whitman (“Parenthood”) and Ellen Wong
(“Runaway”). Scott Pilgrim vs. the World also boasts an awesome soundtrack
featuring original music by Beck and performances by Broken Social Scene,
Metric and more.
About Universal Partnerships & Licensing
UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home
entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s
theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This
dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio’s vast
library of films and characters through licensing, branding and marketing
opportunities. UP&L is part of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading
media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and
marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal
Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news
and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant
television production operations, a leading television stations group, and
world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric,
with 20% owned by Vivendi.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong
and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in
26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is
committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to
consumers. For the 2009-10 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 871
million euros. To learn more, please visit http://www.ubisoftgroup.com.