|Screenshot of Chris Evans as Captain America from the "Captain America: Super Soldier" video game|
SEGA today announced they have signed film star Chris Evans to voice the title role in the upcoming action adventure "Captain America: Super Soldier" video game. The actor’s likenesses will also be used in the game, which is based on the seminal and iconic franchise from Marvel Entertainment.
"Signing Chris to star in 'Captain America: Super Soldier' delivers the cinematic quality and emotional drive that fans expect," said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing at SEGA of Europe and SEGA of America. "Chris will help fuel the character’s mission as he battles through the enormous Hydra castle full of legendary villains in a completely original story."
In "Captain America: Super Soldier," players become Captain America as he faces the Red Skull and his Hydra army in an epic third-person action adventure set in the darkest days of World War II. Wielding Captain America’s legendary shield, gamers will engage in free-flowing combat and acrobatic platforming to infiltrate a mysterious castle overtaken by Hydra forces, where they’ll battle a host of nefarious enemies serving the Red Skull, including the infamous Iron Cross, Baron Strucker and Madame Hydra. Players must defeat the evil scientist Arnim Zola and his wartime experiments, combining powerful melee combos and shield attacks to devastating effect.
"Captain America: Super Soldier" is scheduled for release in 2011 on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Wii and Nintendo DS.
American actor Chris Evans has acted in over 31 stage, television, game and film roles, before portraying the title role in the 2011 movie "Captain America: The First Avenger" and in SEGA’s upcoming game, "Captain America: Super Soldier."
Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all the latest on "Captain America: Super Soldier," and check out the official "Captain America: The First Avenger" teaser site as well as its hub page right here on Marvel.com for the latest on Cap's big screen adventure hitting theaters July 22!