New Tron game planned by Disney

Written by Joe Martin

February 2, 2009 | 12:09

Tags: #film #goovie #movie #tron

Companies: #disney

Disney Interactive is apparently planning to release a new Tron game to tie-in with the upcoming sequel to the 1984 sci-fi movie starring Jeff Bridges.

The sequel to original movie is set to star Garret Hedlund and Olivia Wilde, with Jeff Bridges also making a return. It's idiotically titled 'T2RN' and is listed for a 2011 release.

The game is to enter development shortly and will see a release alongside the film, according to Variety, who express concern that Disney Interactive is starting new projects while also laying off staff. The article also mentions Warren Spector's new project with Disney, which is rumoured to be a platformer starring Mickey Mouse - possibly a remake of The Castle of Illusion.

The world of Tron has long lived hand-in-hand with computer games of course, primarily because the game is about people who get sucked into a computer system. Aside from dozens of Light-cycle games, there's also Discs of Tron and Tron 2.0 - the latter having been developed by Monolith in 2003 to favourable reviews.

Little is known about the new and upcoming game, but it seems reasonable to assume it'll have a light-cycles section and lots of neon lights. It'll probably be a multi-platform title too.

Are you looking forward to the new T2RN film, or are you as put off by the name as we are? Let us know your thoughts in the forums.
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