Buena Vista Games, the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company, today announced that it is creating and publishing the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first video game based on an original property, Spectrobes. Set to release exclusively for the Nintendo DS, Spectrobes is an anime-inspired action/role playing game that is being developed by Jupiter Corporation in Kyoto. The announcement was made this morning from BVGÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s local offices in Tokyo.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve experienced tremendous success developing new intellectual properties such as Kingdom Hearts in Japan, and the innovation and style of Spectrobes are a perfect fit for the expertise of renowned developer Jupiter Corporation,Ã¢â‚¬? said Graham Hopper, senior vice president and general manager, Buena Vista Games. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Spectrobes is a new and unique property with endless potential for a dynamic entertainment company such as The Walt Disney Company. There is tremendous interest in this franchise from other divisions such as media networks, online and consumer products.Ã¢â‚¬?