GBAs set to get Wild

New game based on Disney's upcoming animated film set to arrive from Buena Vista Games as movie hits theaters.

Disney's new computer-animated family film The Wild is set to hit theaters in April, but interested gamers will be able to get an early taste of the story courtesy of Buena Vista Games. The publisher has announced that The Wild for the GBA will arrive in stores on April 4, more than a week before the film's April 14 release.

The film follows the story of Samson the Lion (voiced by Kiefer Sutherland of 24 fame) and Benny the Squirrel (Jim Belushi, star of Curly Sue and K-9) as they venture out of the safe confines of the zoo and into the wild to save Samson's young son. Janeane Garofalo (The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Mystery Men), William Shatner (Star Trek, Tek War), and Eddie Izzard (Velvet Goldmine, All the Queen's Men) also provide voice work for the film. Aimed at an audience of 6- to 11-year-olds, the game follows Samson and Benny through 18 side-scrolling levels on their way to rescuing Samson's son.

Neither the game nor the movie has yet been rated.

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33 comments
Mardil
Mardil

Madagascar rip off haha

magedhamdy
magedhamdy

one wordn crap and disney just copied madagascar

J-X
J-X

Girls Gone Wild for GBA?

MiKaNoH
MiKaNoH

Its bad to see disney without imagination... creating a clone of madagascar... STUPID...

R3last
R3last

My (6yr old) Son and I saw the trailer for this movie this weekend. Even KIDS are starting to notice that Disney isn't even trying anymore. He liked the Madagascar game, I think we'll skip both the movie and game on this one.

lilweightlifter
lilweightlifter

I actually like movies like this, but games might take it a bit too far.

andrewtyen
andrewtyen

this movie looks just like Madagascar

cusoker
cusoker

I love disney side scrollers, back in 6th grade playing Lion King or Aladin on my genesis. but i seriously i dont really care.

Oilers99
Oilers99

Geez. Magascar was a decent movie, but if you're going to rip it off, can't you at least disguise the story a little? Like, say, not using two animal types that were in the movie you're ripping off (a lion and a giraffee). Also makes you wonder how quickly this movie was thrown together. I mean, Madagascar didn't come out too long ago.

groo667
groo667

at least they could have made a different zoo than the new york zoo ( i dont know i looked it up to see if they gave credit to dreamworks). i mean that just screams madagascar. the only difference is disney made it "zoo peers who put aside their differences to go to the wild and get back their friend". 'gag'

Viquist
Viquist

I think the idea for this will be pretty cool for my youngest brother, I'll have to get it for him

Maquis_UK
Maquis_UK

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thaininja
thaininja

yes disney ripped of madagascar because it was the first CG using zoo animals

LordOfMidnight
LordOfMidnight

Hope it's better than the movie. Terrible job of voice actors for that film.

NeoJedi
NeoJedi

Reminds of me of a mix between Finding Nemo and Madagascar lol...

woohooforme
woohooforme

Yeah Mit_Man, I don't know why it deserves a news spot either..

automaticsnake
automaticsnake

yeah..... i cant wait............ lol well its actualy meant for the kids, so its all good.

Mit_Man
Mit_Man

The movie probably won't do as well as Madagascar, and movie > GBA games are never good. Look for some lame generic sidescroller most likely.I really don't see why this deserved a news spot.

minu_lord
minu_lord

I guess the guys at Disney are starting to run out of ideas.The movie will probably be just a Madagascar clone.

sibot13
sibot13

can we say madagascar rip off

toadblat
toadblat

Wow I think that has been done already...Ever hear of Madagascar?

brotherscampos
brotherscampos

Wow my GBA is still alive some companies are making games for this portable, that is the good new about the game is fine a game is a game. see ya

Donkeljohn
Donkeljohn

Awesome! William Shatner returns!

Bladex2k
Bladex2k

omg another dumb animal movie wow thats just wired