E3 2007: Jenga Coming to Wii and DS

Jenga is now going virtual with Atari announcing that a new licensed videogame based on the world famous wooden block tower building party game is in development by Atomic Planet for the Nintendo Wii and DS. Utilizing the innovative control possibilities of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk on the Wii and the stylus and touch screen on the DS, the Jenga experience will be virtually recreated from top to bottom to capture all of the suspenseful, heart-pounding, strategic action of the real game, packed with plenty of single and multiplayer game modes, power-ups and other twists that can only be pulled off in the videogame world.

“Fans of the Jenga family of games will fall in love with this exciting brand all over again,” said Jeremiah Cohn, senior product manager, Atari, Inc. “We are thrilled to deliver this timeless and renowned game with new variations and surprises for the Nintendo DS and Wii.”

“We are very pleased that Atari is now bringing Jenga’s universal entertainment appeal to video gamers worldwide,” added Paul Eveloff of Pokonobe Associates. “This new platform will extend the opportunity to play Jenga to video gamers and generate exceptional new play experiences. Atari’s Jenga for the Nintendo DS and Wii takes the Edge-of-Your-Seat Fun™ and party game style brilliantly to video game players of all skill levels!”

Jenga will ship for the Wii and DS this November. Here are the first few screenshots of the Wii version:

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