TROLLHUNTERS: DEFENDERS OF ARCADIA Video Game Announced Based On Guillermo Del Toro's Animated Series
Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia is a new, upcoming video game based on the animated series of the same name that's coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on September 25th.
Based on the Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia animated series created by Academy Award-winning director Guillermo Del Toro; Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia is an upcoming video game developed by Way Forward in collaboration with Outright Games, Universal Games and Digital Platforms, and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe.
It appears that Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia is a side-scrolling action-adventure game and it will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC from September 25th, 2020.
The game features characters and voice actors from the animated series including Emile Hirsch as Jim Lake Jr., Charlie Saxton as Toby, Lexi Medrano as Claire, and David Bradley as Merlin. It's said that Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia takes place between the distinct world of the animated series but is a key part of the story that unifies them.
"DreamWorks Trollhunters Defenders of Arcadia will take players on an intriguing and authentic new adventure that showcases the series' key pillars of friendship, loyalty and fantasy," said Jim Molinets, SVP of Production at Universal Games and Digital Platforms. "Expanding on the bold and creative story that has delighted fans for years, the game brings to life the vivid world of Arcadia Oaks in fun and surprising ways."
Below you can check out both the game's official key art as well as the recently released announcement trailer (via Gamefragger):
Arcadia is under attack! Venture through the Trollhunter Universe as Jim Lake Jr. to stop Porgon the Trickster Troll and his sneaky plans! Team up with Claire in couch co-op to face unknown evil forces. Upgrade your armour and boost your abilities as you play and meet up with familiar faces in this action-packed adventure!
Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia is set to release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on September 25th, 2020.