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October 24, 2012 • Gaming, Gear Bits

Wreck-It Ralph Promo Videos Cover Video Game History

Got game? Take a walk through video game history with the latest promotional videos for Disney’s upcoming animated feature film Wreck-It Ralph.

1982 Litwak’s Arcade Commercial featuring the Original Fix-It Felix, Jr. Game

1997 Litwak’s Arcade Commercial featuring Sugar Rush Speedway

2012 Litwak’s Arcade Commercial featuring Hero’s Duty

You can also check out fully playable browser-based versions of the Hero’s Duty and Sugar Rush games on the new official film site. The Wreck-It Ralph video game will release on October 30, 2012 on Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3DS. Ralph will also be a playable character in the upcoming Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed video game (out Nov. 20 on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS Vita, and 3DS).

So what is your favorite era? How about a favorite character? Look for familiar video game characters including Paperboy, Frogger, Dig Dug, Q*Bert, his snake nemesis Coily, Sonic, and Bowser from the Mario games plus Zangief and M.Bison from Street Fighter when you watch Wreck-It Ralph (rated PG) in theaters and select Disney Digital 3D™ theaters beginning November 2, 2012:

From Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore comes “Wreck-It Ralph,” a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping adventure. For decades, Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) has been overshadowed by Fix-It Felix, Jr. (voice of Jack McBrayer), the good-guy star of their game who always gets to save the day. Tired of playing the role of a bad guy, Ralph takes matters into his own massive hands and sets off on a journey across the arcade through multiple generations of video games to prove he’s got what it takes to be a hero.

On his quest, Ralph meets tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Jane Lynch) from the first-person action game Hero’s Duty, and feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman) from the candy-coated cart racing game, Sugar Rush, who may just be his first real friend. But everything changes when a deadly enemy is unleashed, threatening the entire arcade and Vanellope herself. Ralph finally gets his chance to save the day—but can he do it in time?


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