G.I. JOE fans worldwide have a reason to get excited today as EA unveils the packaging design for its upcoming action-arcade shooter game G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra. Aspiring G.I. JOE fans can experience G.I. JOE like never before with the Nintendo DS version, which includes 11 playable characters, unique top down gameplay and up to four player G.I. JOE versus COBRA multiplayer modes. Here is more info on this upcoming Nintendo DS game:
As COBRA unleashes its deadliest plot yet, the G.I. JOE Team is counting on you and your hand-picked team of heroes to lead the counterattack. Every mission is critical and so is every G.I. JOE character. Picking up where the Paramount Pictures live action film leaves off, G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra is an accessible third person action-arcade shooter that allows players to recreate and relive the greatest moments from the film, cartoon series and action toy line.
? Unique top-down arcade shooter, built from the ground up specifically for the Nintendo DS ? Choose from six G.I. JOE characters and five COBRA characters ? More than 20 missions across four environments, plus playable vehicles ? Create your own G.I. JOE vs. COBRA battles with up to 4 players (via wireless play)
G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra is rated E10+ and is scheduled for release in August 2009.