Capcom and Nickelodeon virtual world division Neopets have announced a partnership to create Neopets Puzzle Adventure
(working title), a new puzzle-adventure title for the Wii, DS, and PC.
Scheduled to ship for all three platforms this holiday season, Neopets Puzzle Adventure
will be co-developed by Capcom and Infinite Interactive, the studio behind multi-platform hit Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords
and other titles in the Warlords
virtual world boasts over 44 million global memberships. Users can care for Petpets, virtual pets, as well as play games and interact with each other through various community features. Free registrations are available for the online world, but users can pay an optional monthly fee for an enhanced experience and premium content.
Neopets Puzzle Adventure
’s puzzles will be based on classic board game Reversi, integrating more than 150 customizable Petpet creatures into the experience. Over 300 items, 150 quests and several mini-games, all based on the series’ Neopia setting, will round out the title. Players will also be able to earn codes by achieving certain goals, unlocking exclusive items on the Neopets
Said Capcom Entertainment’s senior vice president of licensing Germaine Gioia: “Capcom is working to expand the breadth of our catalog to gamers of all ages in North America and Neopets is a perfect brand for us to bring to casual and family gamers. Combining Capcom’s experience, the rich world of Neopets
, and Infinite Interactive’s skills in the puzzle/adventure genre makes a perfect match.”