Buena Vista Games today announced the development of [i]Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest[/i]. Scheduled for release in Summer 2006, the game builds on the popularity of its successful portable games business.
BVG will release games for the PSP portable entertainment system and Nintendo DS in conjunction with the new movie launch. BVG has signed UK-based game developer, Eurocom, to create future games for the upcoming next generation consoles based on the existing movie franchise.
“The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise will develop over the next few years as one of the most exciting and important initiatives BVG will spearhead,” said Graham Hopper, senior vice president and general manager, Buena Vista Games, Inc. “Our upcoming games will expand the Pirates world and allow fans to take on the roles of some of the most rousing characters ever created, and experience firsthand their perilous adventures.”
Ahh-Hah, me hearties…*cough*…we’ll bring you more treasure as it’s unearthed.