Nickelodeon partners with Activision Publishing to develop video games featuring SpongeBob SquarePants.
New York, NY -- Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing announced a new global, multi-year agreement to develop and publish video games featuring pop culture phenomenon SpongeBob SquarePants. The first game to be published in the new partnership will be SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge, an all-new action-adventure video game set to be released on Oct. 22 for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Wii and Wii U systems, and the Nintendo DS and 3DS handheld systems.
“We are excited to expand our relationship with Activision for brand new SpongeBob video games,” said Sherice Torres, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Products, Nickelodeon Consumer Products. “Plankton’s Robotic Revenge captures the fun and excitement of SpongeBob and his pals, and gives fans a new way to experience the under the sea adventures of Bikini Bottom and its citizens.”
SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge is a third-person, co-op gaming adventure, developed by Behaviour Interactive, which combines exploration, adventure and puzzle-solving. In this original story, Sheldon J. Plankton – known for his obsession with stealing the Krusty Krab’s secret formula – and his new legion of evil robots have destroyed the Krusty Krab and stolen the safe that houses the famous Krabby Patty formula. Fans can choose to play as SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Sandy or Mr. Krabs as they try to locate the hidden keys to the safe before the Krabby Patty formula is lost forever.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.