Just in time for the holidays, Electronic Arts shipped SUPERMAN RETURNS: THE VIDEOGAME, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Ent., on Nov. 20, 2006. The game, which features storylines from both the Warner Bros. Pictures' film SUPERMAN RETURNS and more than 60 years of DC Comics' content, was developed by EA's Tiburon Studio in Orlando, the award-winning studio that develops MADDEN NFL. SUPERMAN RETURNS: THE VIDEOGAME is an open-world superhero title for the Xbox 360, PlayStation2, Xbox and Nintendo DS. The version shipping for the Game Boy Advance is titled, SUPERMAN RETURNS: FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE.
The first multi-dimensional open world game allows players to go anywhere in the 80 square miles of Metropolis, from the street up into the clouds. New flight mechanics give players full command of all aerial maneuvers. As Superman, the player must protect Metropolis from the most well-known villains in the DC Comics universe and conquer more than 100 missions, including saving Metropolis and its citizens from destruction, battling enemies and saving the planet from natural disasters.
The game is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB for the PlayStation 2 console, Xbox and Xbox 360. It is rated "E" (Everyone) by the ESRB for the Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance. More information can be found at www.besuperman.com.
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