PR: Final "Nicktoons MLB" Video Game Roster Announced
2K Play has finalized the Nicktoons MLB video game roster and released new game stills. The game will be available for the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii on September 13, 2011. The press release is as follows:
BASEBALL WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AS OFFICIAL NICKTOONS MLB VIDEO GAME ROSTER CONFIRMED
Now that the trade deadline has officially expired on every planet between Earth and IRK, the final Nicktoons MLB roster has been released. Characters from the casts of eight favorite shows vied for a coveted spot on the team and ultimately, 23 animated all-stars earned the right to go toe-to-toe with over 300 players from all 30 Major League Baseball® clubs. Taking the field next month,Nicktoons MLB will be available in stores on September 13th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft featuring support for Kinect™ for Xbox 360, Wii™ system from Nintendo, and Nintendo DS™.
The heavy hitters rounding out the Nicktoons roster include all-time favorites from the following programs:
- SpongeBob SquarePants – SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Larry the Lobster, Sandy Cheeks, and the Flying Dutchman
- Avatar the Last Airbender – Aang, Katara, Prince Zuko and Toph
- T.U.F.F. Puppy – Dudley Puppy and Kitty Katswell
- Planet Sheen – Sheen, Nesmith and Ultra Lord
- FanBoy and Chum Chum – Fanboy and Chum Chum
- Danny Phantom – Danny Phantom
- Invader Zim – Gaz and ZIM
- Ren and Stimpy – Ren Hoek, Stimpy, Powdered Toast Man and Yak
Additionally, Perch Perkins from SpongeBob SquarePants and GIR from Invader Zim will take residence in the announcer’s booth, as Nicktoons MLB commentators.
Baseball of this caliber can’t be played in a sandlot, so Nicktoons MLB features a unique mix of 12 authentic and out-of-this world ballparks. Iconic locations include Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs), Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox), Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees) and Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers), along with the home fields for last year’s World Series teams, AT&T Park (San Francisco Giants) and Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (Texas Rangers). The fantastical Nicktoons stadiums range from the underwater Poseidome (SpongeBob SquarePants) to the frozen Frosty Freeze Field (Fanboy and Chum Chum), as well as Air Temple Courtyard (Avatar: The Last Airbender), Yolkus Stadium (Planet Sheen), Ghost Zone Field (Danny Phantom), and IRKEN Field (Invader Zim).
About Nicktoons MLB
Nicktoons MLB will be available in stores on September 13th for Kinect for Xbox 360, Wii system from Nintendo, and Nintendo DS. It is the first baseball game to fully take advantage of Kinect for Xbox 360, delivering an unforgettable experience that is fun for the whole family. The game is in development with High Voltage Software for consoles and Black Lantern Studios for Nintendo DS and is rated E for everyone by the ESRB.
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