The Princess Bride turning into downloadable video game?

Game News | Mar 20th, 2008

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Official Game Designed with Spectacular Animation and Challenging Gameplay for Women Who Love the Movie and a New Generation of Tween Girl Gamers – Available Summer 2008

New York, NY, February 11, 2008 As You WishMarking the first time the 1987 classic hit movie The Princess Bride will be brought into the interactive entertainment arena, digital entertainment studio Worldwide Biggies has created “The Princess Bride Game.” Combining spectacular animation with the best of casual, narrative and adventure gaming experiences, the downloadable Princess Bride Game has been developed for the fast-growing demographic of women gamers and a new generation of tween girl fans. The game will be unveiled at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, CA on February 18-22, 2008 at booth #338. Additionally, the Official Princess Bride Game Blog with exclusive behind-the-scenes content and special offers is now available at The downloadable game will launch this summer on the site and on game portals for the suggested price of $19.95.

“The Princess Bride Game” is easy to start, addictive to play and challenging to master. Players will journey through the classic story to help the Princess and her True Love defeat the dastardly villains, survive the Fire Swamp, gather valuable inventory items, concoct miracle remedies, storm the castle, defeat Prince Humperdinckand win the game! Along the way, players can act as and interact with their favorite characters from the movie, such as Buttercup, Westley, Inigo, Fezzik, Vizzini and Miracle Max. Additionally, they will compete for high scores and advance through dozens of levels in 5 Game Episodes, including As You Wish, Battle of the Wits, The Fire Swamp, Miracle Max and Storming The Castle.

“Worldwide Biggies is honored to bring one of the most popular romantic adventure movies of all-time to life for the first time as an interactive gaming experience,” said Albie Hecht, founder and CEO of Worldwide Biggies Inc. “We are confident that “The Princess Bride Game” will excite loyal followers as well as a whole new generation of fans, especially the growing number of women and girl gamers. Finally there’s an opportunity to actually play the movie. As a huge fan of The Princess Bride myself, I know fans will love the chance to finally fight the R.O.U.S.’s!”

Additionally, fans will find special offers and the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the making of “The Princess Bride Game,” by visiting the official Princess Bride Game blog, “Your Studio,” at “Your Studio” is the destination for Princess Bride fans, featuring exclusive interviews with members of the design and development teams, never-before-seen artwork, details about the characters and gameplay as well as “The Ultimate Fan Site”, hosting the definitive portal for Princess Bride content and online communities.

The Princess Bride Downloadable Game Trailer from PrincessBrideGame on Vimeo