Videogame publisher, Atari has announced that its all-star line-up of partners to support the launch of the Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers video game for the Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS, which ships out May 25, 2010.
Franklin Sports, GT Beverages, Baseball Youth, and the National Alliance of Youth Sports, Inc. have signed on as marketing partners for Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers, based on one of the best selling kids’ sports video game series, which allows players to join their favorite neighborhood friends and play ball in fun and exciting arcade style sports action. Each partnership boasts its own unique initiatives which kick-off in May 2010.
- The fun never stops with 20+ hours of turbo-injected gameplay, instant playability, comedic commentary, and exaggerated animations. Super-charged power-ups with a twist take the excitement to the next level.
- Multiplayer tournaments, 5 mini-games, season mode, quick play and an all-new story mode never before seen.
- Bring your team to victory in 8 different, interactive fields.
- Packed with kid-style tricks, family mode, and a neighborhood full of fun and diverse kids to keep young players coming back for more.
Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers, is a completely new take on a longtime franchise with all-new features, updated graphics, enhanced gameplay, and extensive options. Allowing kids to follow traditional baseball rules, Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers is an intuitive game with kid-appropriate content that combines realism with fantasy while being wholesome and non-violent. Backyard Sports: Sandlot Sluggers will be available for Xbox 360 ($29.99), Wii ($29.99), and Nintendo DS ($29.99).