EA today announced that development is underway to bring Hasbro’s legendary G.I. JOE brand to all major console and handheld gaming platforms in Winter 2009 to coincide with the theatrical release of the G.I. JOE: The Ruse of Cobra, out August 7, 2009. EA will unveil a “first look” of the G.I. JOE video game at Hasbro’s Showroom at Toy Fair on February 15-17, 2009 in New York City.
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 a single-screen co-op mode. The G.I. JOE video game is under development for XBOX 360, Playstation 3, PSP, Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii.