Activision is teaming up with Disney to make a video game adaptation of the upcoming animated film Wreck-It Ralph. The movie, starring John C. Reilly, takes place in the world of video games and features cameos by Street Fighter’s Zangief, Chun Li and Cammy, arcade legend Cubert, Super Mario’s Bowser and many more classic gaming characters. David Oxford, Executive Vice President of Activision Publishing said:
Wreck-It Ralph, as a brand entity, is perfectly suited for video game stardom. With the fantastic characters and creative atmosphere envisioned by Walt Disney Animation Studios, we know fans are going to love seeing their newfound favorite characters embark on an all-new side scrolling adventure.
The movie follows Wreck-It Ralph (Reilly), a Donkey Kong-esque arcacde villain who decides he wants to be the hero. The movie will be full of arcade references, and includes voice-overs from Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch. The game will be released on the Wii, DS and 3DS.