Capcom has signed hip-hop artist Method
Man and The Office co-star Creed Bratton to lend their talents to an
upcoming downloadable game based on the Sour Patch Kids candy brand.
Ladies and gentlemen, it's a great
time to be alive.
Gone Sour" will cast the player as a lost piece of candy who must
platform across movie theaters, concession stands, and other
enemy-filled locales to reach candy nirvana (aka some dude's stomach).
The adventure will be narrated (cheekily, we're told) by Creed
Bratton, and Method Man's 'World Gone Sour: The Lost Kids' track will
be used as the title's main anthem. What? Portishead's 'Sour Times'
Above: Just... just watch the video
added flavor, the game will incorporate a local co-op mode, global
leaderboards, as well as the standard list of Trophies and
Patch is the #1
all sour candy brand in the U.S. but there is so much more to these
iconic characters than just their sour exteriors and sweet
interiors,” said Sebastian Genesio, Sour Patch's Marketing
Director. “Bringing our ‘lost kids’ to life in video game form
will add a new dimension to these lovable snacks. We feel this video
game will resonate strongly with our core audience of teens and young
Gone Sour is being developed for release on PC this winter,
followed by appearances on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network
in spring 2012. It will sell for $4.99 (400 Microsoft Points), or be
traded for one Fruit Roll-Up and two pogs.