How many of you have ever wanted to play a video game based on being a cheerleader? It seems THQ has got all 7 of you covered as they are currently working on All Star Cheer Squad for the Nintendo Wii/DS. In All Star Cheer Squad, you follow the life of a cheerleader as they learn new cheers, practice those very cheers, and ultimately become a captain! The game is going to take advantage of the Wii's motion controls as well as the upcoming Wii Fit board to really give players the cheerleading experience.
Jim Huntley, the director of global brand management for THQ gives his insight as to why the game is currently being developed:
With the explosive growth of the girls gaming market in recent years due to the continued success of Wii and DS, our ongoing goal is to stay at the cutting edge of that success by bringing a brand new property for this segment to these popular systems. We’re thrilled to introduce All Star Cheer Squad to the industry as a triple-a title that will get players involved in the action of what it takes to be an all star as well as make up their own unique cheer routines.”
And yes, I am aware April is coming very soon, but believe me when I say this is no joke.