Zoe Mode, Big Head Games Grease up

505 Games enlists developers of Singstar, Elefunk for Wii and DS adaptations of Paramount Pictures' blockbuster '70s musical about the '50s.

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Paramount Pictures' nostalgia-inducing musical Grease and games go together like ramma lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong, or so 505 Games would have you believe. The publisher today announced the developers for its upcoming Wii and DS adaptations of the hit 1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John film, saying Zoe Mode will handle the console version with Big Head Games taking the portable duties.

Grease is the word. Zoe Mode is the developer.

Zoe Mode is best known for its work on Sony's successful Singstar series. However, the studio has also produced a number of other notable games, including Konami's Rock Revolution and Sega's Crush. Big Head Games has a shorter development history than Zoe Mode, specializing primarily in iPhone and other mobile games. However, the studio (formed by ex-8bit Games directors) does list the PlayStation 3 puzzle Elefunk among its accomplishments and is working on PSP Mini adaptations of its iPhone titles The Terminator and Retro - Cave Shooter.

In the Grease games, players will sing and dance with Danny Zuko, Sandy Olsson, and the rest of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies. According to Paramount, the game will "take full advantage of Nintendo Wii's motion-sensing controls and microphone and the DS's touch screen."

Discussion

16 comments
oneligas
oneligas

This game will have more twelve year old girls lined up to buy it than CoDMW2. Which is to say a hell of a lot of twelve year old girls, ever time i am at a store all the twelve year old girls in the area are pointing to CoDMW2 telling their parents to buy it.

Freezezzy
Freezezzy

What? No Grease for 360 or PS3? Only for Wii and DS? I'm shocked! /sarcasm

glhx2112
glhx2112

What's next ? Studio 54 Basement Adventures?

Cobra5
Cobra5

YES! This is just what I have been waiting for my whole life! When this game comes out I am going to quit my job to play it more. It is impossible to explain how excited I am...

baystatethrashr
baystatethrashr

well its been fun but i think im gonna kill myself now...

FarmFreshDX
FarmFreshDX

*facepalm* A classic movie, to be sure, like it or not, but definitely not a game. Oh, please, no.

theKSMM
theKSMM

This movie is a classic; today's High School Musical just doesn't compare. Don't know if I would play a game based on it, but still, good movie.

SLjimbolian
SLjimbolian

This game will probably only be purchased by mothers who watched the movie and give their daughters something to do.

Generic_Dude
Generic_Dude

For those keeping track, that's the 50s of the 70s in the 10s. And it's going to suck worse than Grease 2.