NEWS - Wednesday, September 10, 2003
’The Hulk’ DVD Features The Game Demo"The Hulk" expands his bulk on October 28, 2003 with the release of the explosive action adventure on DVD and VHS from Universal Studios Home Video with an incredible industry milestone: For the first time ever, audiences can experience both the film and the related video game on the same DVD. The ground-breaking inclusion of Vivendi Universal Games' "The Hulk" for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft creates a singular entertainment experience exclusively showcased on the DVD. Centering on one of Marvel Comics' most powerful characters, "The Hulk" is brought to thrilling life via groundbreaking 3-D animation from visual effects powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic and the formidable talents of Ang Lee (director of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Oscar winner: Best Foreign Language Film), and stars Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, and Nick Nolte. The 2-disc special edition DVD release is priced at $26.98 suggested retail and the VHS sells for $22.98. The pre-order close date is September 9, 2003 for the DVD and September 23 for the VHS. Exclusive to "The Hulk" DVD, the demo provides one playable level for Xbox which showcases the title's fully interactive environments, and the awesome power of the Hulk. Picking up a year after the events of the film, the game follows the plight of troubled scientist Bruce Banner and his enraged alter ego, Hulk, as they battle against the terrifying forces of the Leader -- a villain intent on using The Hulk's gamma energy to unleash a relentless army of gamma creatures on the world. Players can master two types of game play as either Bruce Banner or The Hulk as they battle lead characters from the film, familiar enemies from the Marvel Universe or new villains created specifically for the game.