D3Publisher has announced details on its upcoming batch of Despicable Me
games, coming to Wii, DS, PS2 and PSP this July. Coinciding with the animated film's debut and mirroring its premise of a supervillain (voiced by Steve Carell) plotting to steal the moon, Despicable Me: The Game
lets you "experience the thrill of being downright despicable" and purchasing a licensed movie game.
You'll assume the role of supervillain Gru, who must use various gadgets, weapons and an army of minions to solve puzzles, pull off "the biggest heist in history" and best his rival, Vector. (Presumably, the game is over when Vector has been beaten by, uh, Gru
Despicable Me: The Game
will launch on the Wii, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable -- courtesy of Monkey Bar Games -- while a separate title, Despicable Me: The Game - Minion Mayhem
is being cooked up (Fillet Minion
joke goes here) just for DS by the increasingly visible WayForward