G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra for the Nintendo DS by Electronic Arts

Released to multiple platforms on July 27, 2009, this game follows the events of the movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. As described in EA's press release:

"For fans of all ages, 2009 is gearing up to become another watershed milestone in the timeless franchise by introducing even more new ways to engage, immerse and play within the G.I. Joe universe. The G.I. Joe video game will feature an exclusive storyline that picks up where the live-action movie leaves off, allowing players to re-create and re-live the greatest moments from the film, cartoon series and action figure toy line. The game will feature 12 G.I. Joe characters, each with unique abilities and weapons. Adding to the adrenaline rush will be an intense single-screen co-op mode allowing two players to easily unite as a team in a classic struggle between good and evil as they work together to defeat the powers of the Cobra organization. The G.I. Joe video game is under development for Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system, Playstation3 computer entertainment system, Wii, PlayStation2, PSP (PlayStationPortable), Nintendo DS, and mobile devices."

Facts about the game include:

  • Unique top-down arcade shooter, built from the ground up specifically for the Nintendo DS
  • Choose from six G.I. Joe characters and five Cobra characters
  • More than 20 missions across four environments, plus playable vehicle
  • Create your own G.I. Joe vs. Cobra battles with up to 4 players (via wireless play)

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    The game could be reserved at major retailers months prior to its release.

    Images from the collection of: Phillip Donnelly and Electronic Arts

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