Showcase Your Talents in Hilarious Adventures in Victorious: Taking the Lead, Based on the Hit Nickelodeon Show

  Showcase Your Talents in Hilarious Adventures in Victorious: Taking the
  Lead, Based on the Hit Nickelodeon Show

 Explore Hollywood Arts High School in Victorious: Taking the Lead for Wii or
           Challenge Yourself in Rhythm Based Games for Nintendo DS

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- November 13, 2012

D3Publisher (D3P) and Nickelodeon today announced that Victorious™: Taking the
Lead for the Wii™ system and Nintendo DS™ hand-held system is now available in
North America. Based on the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards winner for “Favorite TV
Show” and Nickelodeon’s hit live-action comedy series Victorious, Victorious:
Taking the Lead is an adventure game filled with fun rhythm based mini-games
where fans can be Tori Vega and meet the members of the Victorious cast as she
tries to get the head role in the next Hollywood Arts production.

“It’s a lot of fun to be a part of the video game and explore the world of
Hollywood Arts with the other cast members and be in that environment,” said
Victoria Justice, star of Victorious. “Victorious: Taking the Lead is really
cool and a unique experience and I can’t wait for fans to get their hands on
the game and play it.”

In Victorious: Taking the Lead, Tori really wants the lead role in the
upcoming school play and players can help her get the part by socializing with
classmates and playing through a variety of fun mini-games. These fun and
comical activities include magic, DJ skills, fashion model vogueing,
instrument performances, and more that are tied to the show. Fans will receive
an inside look into the Victorious world where they can fully interact with
cast members like Jade and Beck, and visit their favorite show locations.

“Put your talents on display in Victorious: Taking the Lead and interact with
the entire cast of Victorious as you become a star at Hollywood Arts High
School,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of production, D3P. “Fans of the
show get a truly authentic Victorious experience and are immersed into Tori’s
world as they progress through a number of challenges that showcases their

Victorious: Taking the Lead for Wii is developed by High Voltage Software and
the game is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – Alcohol Reference and Mild
Lyrics) by the ESRB. The Nintendo DS version is developed by 1^st Playable
Productions and the game is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – Comic Mischief
and Mild Lyrics) by the ESRB. For more information, please visit

About Victorious (The Television Show)

Currently in its third season, “Victorious” follows teenager Tori Vega
(Victoria Justice) as she navigates life at Hollywood Arts, a prestigious
performing arts high school. The show, a co-production with Sony Music,
features original songs performed by Victoria Justice and the show’s ensemble
cast. The newest collection of songs from the show, “Victorious 3.0: More
Music from the Hit TV Show,” was released Nov. 6 and features stand-out tracks
including “L.A. Boyz”, “Faster Than Boyz,” co-written by Victoria Justice and
Kojak (Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida), “Here’s 2 Us,” co-written by Evan Bogart
(Britney Spears, Rihanna, Adam Lambert), Lindy Robbins (Whitney Houston, Big
Time Rush, Backstreet Boys) and Emanuel Kiriakou (Selena Gomez, Beyoncè, Demi
Lovato) and “Bad Boys,” written by Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera, Celine
Dion, Carrie Underwood).

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 33^rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for
kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in
everything it does. The company includes television programming and production
in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online,
recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is
seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated
basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork,
visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters
and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

About D3Publisher

D3Publisher is a leading video game publisher for all platforms, including:
the Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld systems,
PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC, and wireless devices.
D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., and Japan. The company also owns
development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform,
Vicious Engine 2™. For more information about D3Publisher and its products,
please visit:

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Nintendo properties are trademarks of Nintendo.


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