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Ubisoft to develop King Kong video game
The Big Ape swings into the world of entertainment next year, with a bit of help from Ubisoft and Peter Jackson.

by | October 12, 2004

Ubisoft has announced plans to develop a video game adaption of Peter Jackson’s upcoming motion picture, King Kong, scheduled to release in conjunction with the film’s holiday 2005 release. Peter Jackson, who masterfully delivered an epic cinematic vision to The Lord of the Rings films will be working closely with Ubisoft and Wingnut Films, recently known for their creative work on Beyond Good & Evil.

Serge Hascoet, Executive Director, Worldwide Content Strategy for Ubisoft stated: "Through this creative association, Ubisoft shows its growing dedication to bringing intense emotions inspired by the movie industry to interactive games. In the King Kong game, players will be able to experience all the power, drama and emotion of the film thanks to the interactive possibilities provided by the game."

"I’m really enjoying the collaboration with these artists, and all the creative possibilities we’re discovering," said Peter Jackson. "By working closely with the development team, Ubisoft is enabling me to help shape the kind of gaming experience that I will be proud to associate with this new version of King Kong, a story that began my life-long love of film."

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