Justin Lee On April 18, 2006 at 9:02 am

Vivendi Universal Game annouces Eragon (movie tie in game) for …well just about every videogame consoles and handhelds on the planet execpt the Gamecube and Gizmondo.

Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) announced today they are bringing the fantasy-adventure Eragon to the Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Xbox 360 video game system from Microsoft, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, the Sony PSP portable entertainment system, and the PC in November 2006. Developed by Stormfront Studios for consoles and PC, and Amaze Entertainment for handhelds, Eragon is based on the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox feature film inspired by Christopher Paolini’s best-selling fantasy novel, featuring Edward Speleers, Djimon Hounsou and Robert Carlyle.

"Christopher Paolini’s amazing fantasy worlds, characters and adventures portrayed in Eragon offer fans of the genre an opportunity to step into Eragon’s world and live out the dragon rider legacy," said Bruce Hack, CEO of VU Games. "Eragon is sure to be one of the most anticipated movies of 2006 and we are excited to bring this rich story to gamers worldwide."

Elie Dekel, Executive Vice President Licensing & Merchandising for 20th Century Fox added, "VU Games has done a wonderful job adapting many of our top films to the interactive format. Eragon has proven to be the best example to date of what can happen when true collaboration comes to fruition. Movie-goers are going to be hugely impressed with the film, and gamers will be blown away by this state-of-the-art video game.

Movie-goers and gamers will get to experience the rich fantasy of Eragon on the big screen when the film hits theaters December 12, 2006.

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