Cats & Dogs Film Sequel Inspires Video Game, Publisher Eyeing 'Long Future' for Franchise

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2010 10:23am PDT It's only taken nine lives years, but a sequel to cult-classic canine propoganda flick Cats & Dogs is about to hit theaters, and you know what that means: a licensed video game.

In this case, publishers 505 Games and Warner Bros. have paired with developer Engine Software BV to bring an interactive rendition of "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore" to Nintendo DS in July, presumably before the movie's theatrical release on July 30, 2010.

"With the immense success of the first film and the vast audience and following of the franchise, this game is sure to secure a prominent place in what will be a long future for Cats & Dogs," 505 Games president Adam Kline said in the press release, describing the upcoming Nintendo DS release as "a hilarious action-platformer."

Unfortunately, no media of the game itself was provided, so you'll have to make due with this trailer for the film, which starts Alec Baldwin, Joe Pantoliano and Bette Midler:

What's that? You want more details on the game? Why, if you insist:

Product Description
Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore is a hilarious action-platormer game that draws upon the high-tech gadgetry and high-sakes espionage that takes place in the secret war between cats and dogs. The game begins when the lead character Diggs earns the right to become a probationary special agent and is sent to track down the evil Kitty Galore and her cohorts. Taking the role as some of the lead stars from "Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore" the movie, players must utilize the unique abilities and gadgets of each character to defeat evil and send the bad guys back to the pound.

Key Features

  • Run, Jump and Fly to the Rescue! - Gamers must battle their way through numerous levels and obstacles in over 45 missions and seven different mission types
  • Unleash Your Inner Animal Prowess - Players will have to fight Kitty Galore's agents using their animalistc acrobatcs to make their way through various levels and obstacles, their AI "Animal Intelligence" to solve puzzles hidden in the game, and much more
  • Lock and Load with High-Tech Gadgetry - Gamers will have the very best in high-tech gadgets to help them defeat Kitty Galore, including devices from the movie complements of Peek, the Canine Special Force's resident "technodog"
  • Become a Brave Canine, a Cunning Cat or a High-lying Pigeon - Players will take on the role of leading characters from the film
    • Diggs - A rookie with the Canine Special Forces comes fully loaded with anti-gravity shoes and a special bark
    • Catherine - A super feline double agent for MEOWS able to extend a newspaper staff for combat
    • Seamus - A streetwise stool pigeon who can fly long distances, use bird toys to stun enemies and surprise enemies with his stealth
  • Explore Locatons from the Film - Fans can follow the movie-inspired storyline and visit locations such as Dog HQ, Alcatraz and the Amusement Park
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