NEWS - Thursday, October 4, 2001
New exclusive characters for ShrekTDK Mediactive, Inc. a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today that Shrek(TM) for the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft will feature character contributions from Grammy and Emmy winning Producer/Director, Todd McFarlane. Based on the highest grossing film of the summer from DreamWorks, Shrek for Xbox is slated for a Nov. 15 release in tandem with the Xbox hardware launch.
``We are really excited about Todds character contributions, said Vincent Bitetti, chief executive officer of TDK Mediactive. ``The twisted and quirky personalities that he incorporated into the game characters are a perfect match for the unique and irreverent humor of the game.
Todd McFarlane collaborated with TDK Mediactive and developer Digital Illusions to create new, exclusive characters for Shrek for Xbox. Characters include: Humpty Dumpty as a half-cracked egg, The dastardly and menacing Dungeon Keeper, The cold and calculating Ice Cream Queens ice cream.