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How Difficult is It to Pitch a Zombie Game to the Cookie Monster?

by on September 9, 2011

In a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Kinect game from Warner Brothers Interactive and Double Fine Games: Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster, see legendary games designer Tim Schafer face his hardest audience yet, as he tries to sell a new Zombie game he has created to a very particular company executive. The trailer is here to build anticipation for the upcoming learning and entertainment title, that exclusively makes use of theMicrosoft Kinect motion controller for Xbox 360.

In a truly original interactive experience, young players join Cookie Monster, Elmo and other Sesame Street characters as they explore a living storybook titled Once Upon a Monster. In the book, they make new zany monster friends from the Once Upon a Monster world and share in their adventures, solving problems, forging friendships and learning key life skills along the way. Parents and children literally become part of the whimsical storybook adventure by getting active together through dancing, jumping, flying and more.

The game looks like it will try to attract both kids and their parents to play together, and are aiming the comedy in the title at a broad age range because of this. Check out the teaser trailer below:

Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster will be available in Autumn 2011, exclusively for Kinect on Xbox 360. Click here for a Tim Schafer retrospective, detailing some of the most important games of his career.