Heroes videogame on the way

According toThe Hollywood Reporter, Ubisoft will publish a third-person PC and console action game based on the Heroes TV series.The game’s slated for release in winter 2008.

"All along we've been writing some of our stories in ways they can tie into the eventual videogame," said Heroes co-exec producer Jesse Alexander.

The game will focus on the entire cast of Heroes characters, with the storyline slotting in between seasons and acting as a plot bridge.

"The game also is expected to play a crucial role in how the show's writers explore cross-platform storytelling for future seasons," wrote The Hollywood Reporter.

TheHeroes game marks a second licensing deal announcement from Ubisoft this week.Earlier this week,the publisher revealedthat itjoined forces with James Cameron to develop a game based on the director's forthcoming movie Avatar.

July 26, 2007