EA, Warner Bros., and DC Comics have announced that Superman Returns: The Videogame is scheduled to release in the Summer of 2006 for the Xbox 360.
"We have assembled world class talent at EA Tiburon to deliver this blockbuster experience and we are thrilled to team up with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Comics and have the opportunity to demonstrate our creative and technological expertise in the action/adventure category," Steven Chiang, Vice President and Studio General Manager of EA Tiburon, commented. "We are creating a game that allows players to experience a real sense of flying, and master Superman’s unrivaled super hero powers in order to save metropolis. Only Superman can meet challenges of this scale."
"Bringing Superman Returns to life in a game of this magnitude that mixes the comic lore with some movie elements delivers a powerful and emotional gaming experience to comsumers. X05's worldwide stage is the perfect place to announce the return of this incredibly strong super hero to the interactive space," EA’s Executive Vice President and General Manager for International Publishing Gerhard Florin stated.
"The powerful Superman Returns property will be rightfully brought to gamers with a strong creative vision supported by compelling new technology so they can experience The Man of Steel’s superpowers firsthand," enthused Jason Hall, Senior Vice President for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "We are excited to be working with the very talented people at EA and together we intend to give the game buying audience an opportunity to jump into the life of one of the most popular DC Comics super heroes of all time."
"EA is capturing the rich mythology of Superman and the visual escitement of our latest film to build a uniquely thrilling video game for our fans," expressed Paul Levits, DC’s President and Publisher. "We are all working together to bring players as much of the Supermand experience as possible."