THQ today announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab has begun shipping to retail outlets nationwide. The title is now available for major gaming systems including PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS. The game will also be available as a launch title for the highly anticipated Wii home video game console.
“THQ's SpongeBob-branded videogames are extremely popular among gamers of all ages, having shipped more than 16 million units worldwide,” said John Ardell , director, global brand management, THQ . “SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab continues THQ's tradition of offering players new and unique ways to interact with their favorite characters from the show."
“SpongeBob SquarePants is consistently one of the most popular characters on television and is loved by viewers and video gamers of all ages,” said Paul Jelinek, vice president, digital media products of Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group. “We look forward to the continued success of the SpongeBob video game series and to offering fans a brand new way to experience SpongeBob's amazing world.”
About SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab
Play as SpongeBob, Patrick, and Plankton as they experience a new, even more off-the-wall Bikini Bottom through nine extremely bizarre and unusual worlds. These visually unique areas come alive through dreams or nightmares, creating a challenging new mystery to solve. Fans can play f ive brand new gameplay mechanics: rampaging, flying, skydiving, chasing and hot rod racing. In the Wii version, every world and level uniquely utilizes the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers.