Guillermo Del Toro's Hit Trilogy from DreamWorks Animation and Netflix Enters the Realm of Video Games with an All-Star Voice Cast Featuring Emile Hirsch, Charlie Saxton, Lexi Medrano and David Bradley
Outright Games, Universal Games and Digital Platforms, and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe today announced the launch of its brand-new video game, DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia, available on Playstation® 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch ™ and PC Digital Download. Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia is an action-adventure platform game based on the Emmy®- winning Tales of Arcadia trilogy from DreamWorks Animation, now streaming on Netflix. The trilogy is made up of Trollhunters, 3Below and the recently released hit series, Wizards, and was created and executive produced by Academy Award® winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.
Check out the launch trailer featuring lead characters Jim Lake Jr. (Emile Hirsch), Claire (Lexi Medrano) and Toby Domzalski (Charlie Saxton) here. Developed by notable game studio, Wayforward, DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia, tells a new action-packed story that takes place between the distinct fantasy worlds of the three series and serves as a key narrative beat that unifies the trilogy.
Players assume the role of fan-favorite character, Jim Lake Jr., as he travels through time to catch the trickster troll Porgon and attempt to stop the time-pocalypse. Players will go on an adventure across the game's unique worlds and meet familiar characters as they level up armor, gain new abilities and become the hero of Arcadia. Fans can expect all-new content recorded specifically for the game from stars of the series, including Emile Hirsch as Jim Lake Jr., Charlie Saxton as Toby Domzalski, Lexi Medrano as Claire and David Bradley as Merlin.
“Jim is a really special character so I’m very proud to be part of this new video game, which I hope will appeal to a whole new audience of Trollhunters fans,” said Emile Hirsch, who voices Jim Lake Jr., the lead protagonist of the series and video game. Charlie Saxton, voice of Toby Domzalski, said, “It’s been a blast voicing Toby throughout the Tales of Arcadia series, and bringing that character to life in a video game is something I’m very excited to share with our fans.”
“Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia builds on the fascinating narrative and compelling characters that have been expertly established in the popular trilogy,” said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production, Universal Games and Digital Platforms. “The game provides a deeply rich and immersive gameplay experience that we hope fans will enjoy with friends for a long time to come. ”
DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC Digital. The final installment of the Tales of Arcadia trilogy, Wizards, is streaming now on Netflix.