Minneapolis, MN – October 28, 2014 – They’re finally here! GameMill Entertainment has brought together the unlikely, unstoppable champions of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming superhero film, “Big Hero 6,” for a new video game adventure. Set outside the events of the movie, Disney Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay is a side-scrolling action and platforming experience launching on the Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ handheld systems today.
“What makes Disney’s new film, ‘Big Hero 6,’ so wonderful is its commitment to incredibly fun and energetic action fueled by the diverse personalities of its cast,” said GameMill Entertainment’s Vice President of Business Development & Licensing, Andy Koehler. “Staying true to that was our mission from the start with Disney Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay, and we’re happy to give fans of the franchise a new way to connect with this truly incredible world.”
Disney Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay assembles every member of this team of misfits to thwart a battlebot invasion in their hometown, San Fransokyo. The game features four playable characters – robotics whiz kid Hiro Hamada and his friends, GoGo Tomago, Wasabi and Fred – with fellow squad mates Baymax and Honey Lemon appearing along the way for support. Each level is designed to show off their unique powers, from Hiro’s platforming prowess to GoGo’s speed and more, providing varied approaches to navigating hazardous environments, discovering hidden items and surviving showdowns against enemy bosses. The full adventure contains 20 story levels across the city, with a special Challenge Mode version of each stage available for a true test of superhero skill.
Disney Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay is now available on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS for $29.99 each. This title is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and Up) by the ESRB. Disney’s “Big Hero 6” movie arrives in theaters on November 7. For more information on GameMill’s published products, please visit http://www.game-mill.com/.
About Disney’s Animated Feature Film, “Big Hero 6”
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie GoGo Tomago (voice of Jamie Chung), neatnik Wasabi (voice of Damon Wayans Jr.), chemistry whiz Honey Lemon (voice of Genesis Rodriguez) and fanboy Fred (voice of T.J. Miller). Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.” Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring breathtaking action with all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Big Hero 6” is directed by Don Hall (“Winnie the Pooh”) and Chris Williams (“Bolt”), and produced by Roy Conli (“Tangled”). The film hits theaters in 3D on Nov. 7, 2014. For more information, check out http://www.disney.com/BigHero6, like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/DisneyBigHero6, and follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DisneyAnimation.
About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive, one of the world’s largest creators of high-quality interactive entertainment across all platforms, is the part of The Walt Disney Company responsible for the global creation and delivery of interactive entertainment, multi-platform video games, and family-focused content across all current and emerging digital media platforms. Disney Interactive produces and distributes a broad portfolio of content from Disney Interactive Games and Disney Interactive Media. Products and content released and operated by Disney Interactive include blockbuster mobile, social and console games, online virtual worlds, #1 kid’s entertainment destination Disney.com and the #1 Family/Parenting portfolio on the Web.
Disney Interactive is the interactive entertainment part of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).
About GameMill Entertainment
GameMill Entertainment, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a third-party publisher of casual games for the mass market consumer. Development platforms include iOS, Android and Amazon mobile devices, PC, Nintendo handhelds and consoles including Nintendo DS™ , Nintendo 3DS™ and Wii™, Microsoft consoles including Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, XBLA, Microsoft Games On Demand and Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, and Sony handhelds and consoles including PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. With development across the globe, GameMill is a source of entertaining and fun games for all ages. For more information, please visit: www.game-mill.com.
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