Actress Kelly Macdonald On Voicing Merida In ‘Brave’ And Its Video Game

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Great acting means that viewers forget that they are watching an actor or actress playing a role – the actor fully becomes the character. In Brave, actress Kelly Macdonald voices the main character, Merida, and does a beautiful job at convincing us we are watching the journey of a teenager trying to connect with her mother. With Brave now playing in North America (and starting to expand to theaters around the world) and its video game adaptation available, Macdonald spoke about voicing the fiery redhead for the screen as well as the game console. Watch the video in HD after the break! [Read more...]

“Brave: The Video Game” Now Available For Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PC and MAC

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Films of the action/adventure sort have the potential to be entertaining video games, but adaptations often fall short. Disney Interactive, though, has been on somewhat of a roll with its releases of high-quality games based on Toy Story 3 and Cars 2. Working closely with Pixar, the game developers have been focused on bringing gamers of all ages an experience that is faithful to the films, as well as an enjoyable adventure that goes beyond the film’s story. Brave: The Video Game, which hopes to continue that tradition, is now available for all major gaming consoles. [Read more...]

Premiere: Watch ‘Brave’ Video Game Trailers

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Along with our fellow Pixar blogs, we are excited to exclusively premiere the trailers for “Brave: The Video Game.” The video game adaptation of the highly anticipated Pixar film looks to continue the wonderful streak of high-quality games from Disney Interactive based on Pixar properties. The action adventure takes Merida and a supporting cast that includes bears on an epic journey through ancient Scotland. Take a look at the trailers for “Brave: The Video Game” after the jump! [Read more...]

Exclusive: A Chat With The ‘Brave’ Video Game Producer

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Previously categorized as cheap attempts to make money, games based on properties have come a long way over the past decade. Pixar realized the importance of the art and began working closer than ever with the teams developing video games based on its films. The Toy Story 3 and Cars 2 games are recent success stories for Disney Interactive and Pixar, smartly developed to be accessible and fun for everyone, without alienating gamers looking for more of a challenge. Recently, I had the chance to ask Brave video game producer, Glendon Dphrepaulezz, a few questions about Pixar’s involvement, the gameplay, and more. Read our exclusive interview with him after the jump! [Read more...]

First Look: New ‘Brave’ Video Game Screenshots Showcase Film’s Fantastical Side

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Just when I have been thinking about how we have not seen much of the fantasy elements that will be present in Brave (outside of the monstrous bear Mor’du and the blue will-o’-the-wisp lights that hover around the forest), Disney Interactive has released some screenshots from the upcoming video game that give us glimpses into the fantastical side of the film. Take a look at the new screenshots after the jump! Just be aware that these images may very well contain spoilers for the film (you won’t know what is happening, but it displays some previously unseen forces). You can rest assured, though, that there will be some sick action sequences in the film. [Read more...]

‘Brave’ Video Game Launching This Summer

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Epic storyline. Archery. Horseback riding. Stunning landscape. Throw all of these elements together and you may have a great film, but you also have what can be an awesome video game. Disney Interactive just announced this morning that it is currently developing Brave: The Video Game and is targeting the summer for its release on the XBox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, and the PC and MAC. After the jump, check out the official logo and all the details on the game revealed in the press release. [Read more...]