Outright Games and Dr. Seuss Enterprises are teaming up to release The Grinch: Christmas Adventures on consoles and PC this fall.
This is the first video game based on the classic children’s book released in sixteen years and will offer up colourful, side-scrolling platforming gameplay. It will be available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on October 13.
Watch the trailer and learn more about it below.
Featuring colourful visuals inspired by Dr. Seuss’s original illustrations from the beloved story, players must embark on a quest as The Grinch to ruin Christmas for The Whos. Accompanied by his faithful dog Max, who will help you to complete dastardly missions to steal all the presents, players will be faced with the spirit of Christmas, from joyful singing to twinkling fairy lights, as they as they make their way across the iconic town of Who-ville
Complete puzzles to unlock special abilities and gadgets that include snowballs to freeze creatures in your way, including a Santa disguise for stealthy sneaking, a lasso candy cane, and a jumping jetpack. Speed up your devious antics by traversing parts of Who-ville on a sleigh or snowboard. As the story progresses, players will discover the spirit of Christmas and help the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes.
Fans can expect to be fully immersed with the story as The Grinch: Christmas Adventures features recognisable environments, characters, and a host of Christmas details that will delight everyone during the festive season.
The Grinch carries over 65 years of history; first published in 1957, the book was written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and has evolved over the decades to remain an iconic Christmas tale. Through the books an entire universe has been created, offering The Grinch a global platform through film, musicals, celebrity collaborations, fashion, and more. The Grinch: Christmas Adventures is a modern iteration of the classic Christmas tale. The game can be played in up to 2-person couch co-op, and offers accessibility features for the littlest of gamers from ages 5 and up in order to introduce a new generation of fans to the imaginative rhyming world of Dr. Seuss.