THQ today announced Star Wars Jedi Power Battles for Game Boy Advance. Based on the popular LucasArts? property, Star Wars Jedi Power Battles marks the first Game Boy Advance product announced under THQ?s multi-property publishing agreement with LucasArts. Currently in development by HotGen Studios, Star Wars Jedi Power Battles is scheduled for worldwide release fall 2001.
?As the #1 third party Game Boy Color publisher, we are well positioned for success on Nintendo?s new Game Boy Advance system with 15 titles launching this year,? stated Germaine Gioia, vice president of licensing, THQ. ?We are delighted to be working with LucasArts in bringing Star Wars Jedi Power Battles for Game Boy Advance to millions of Star Wars enthusiasts and gamers alike.?
?We look forward to Star Wars Jedi Power Battles for Game Boy Advance as an extension of the successful PlayStation and Dreamcast product launches,? stated Simon Jeffery, president of LucasArts. ?THQ?s proven track record in the handheld arena makes them the ideal Game Boy Advance publishing partner for LucasArts? high-profile properties.?
In Star Wars Jedi Power Battles, players can battle in single or two-player mode with the power of the Force as they fight off legions of battle droids, destroyer droids, assassins and other familiar creatures from the Star Wars Episode I worlds. True to the Star Wars universe with authentic characters, locations and weapons, gamers fight as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn or Mace Windu, all powerful Jedi Knights. Players will fight through 10 exciting levels of progressively challenging gameplay, gaining power boosts, new moves and enhanced capabilities. Players will put their Jedi skills to the test as they help protect the Galactic Republic from the greedy Trade Federation in Star Wars Jedi Power Battles for Game Boy Advance.