We’re not making this up. It’d be cool if we were, but we’re just totally stoked that our favorite catchphrase-spewing Mohawk-strutting muscleman with a heart of gold (and ’80s action hero) is finally getting the game he deserves.
Coming to PC, PS3 and 360 and based on the range of graphic novels about Mr. T, the game about Mr. T isn’t all just about Mr. T. It even has Sims-creator Will Wright! The game’s developer, ZootFly, quits the jibba-jabba and says:
With Prison Break [The Game] nearing completion, ZootFly today announced it secured the official Mr. T graphic novel license from Mohawk Media. ZootFly will develop a series of games packed with the trademark over-the-top adrenaline-pumping action of Mr. T.
The games will feature knuckle-whitening action-adventure, furious brawler combat, gravity-defying platforming, and environmental puzzles.
The first game will see Mr. T take on Nazis and their gigantic machines in the varied universe of South American rain forests, lost ancient cities, industrial complexes and contemporary military installations.
Along with Mr. T and other characters from the graphic novel, the game will feature none other than Will Wright. In this universe, Will Wright is not a top-notch game designer but a top-notch American geneticist who was kidnapped and coerced to work on a diabolic plan. Mr. T and Will Wright will join forces to annihilate the Nazis and their hardware.
Important parts have been bolded. We’ve died and gone to cheese-ball heaven, we’re sure of it. So just to get this straight: we’re going to get to play Mr. T, fighting Nazis and their warmachines, trying to save Will Wright from the Third Reich, and there’s even gravity-defying platforming? This is Gaming Nobel Prize material right here. If this game does well, perhaps we will finally get that Automan game we’ve been dreaming about.
Oh, and there’s even a computer-generated movie about Mr. T coming out sometime soon.