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The Hardy Boys Make Their Debut on Wii

The Adventure Company [1]TorontoThe Adventure Company [1] and JoWooD Productions, leading publishers of adventure games worldwide, are pleased to announce The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft [2] is under development for Wii™ set to be released September 2009.The Hardy Boys [3]

The Adventure Company and JoWooD have a partnership with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing [4] to develop a series of interactive games based on the works of the popular boy detectives.  The company released The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft for Windows® in 2008.

The Hardy Boys for Wii is an excellent choice in games suitable for the whole family.  It incorporates an enjoyable story, likable characters and challenging puzzles,” said Dan Dawang, Product Manager at The Adventure Company.  “It’s a non-violent video game option that players of all ages and fans of The Hardy Boys book series can become a part of with the immersive gameplay style of Wii.”

The vault at Spencer Mansion is robbed, and the Bayport Police call on the Hardy Boys to help tie-up some loose ends – but they soon find themselves in the middle of a major criminal investigation that takes them on an adventure all over Bayport, and even into New York City! But the pieces don’t add up, and Frank and Joe find themselves embroiled in a drama of sinister proportions. Is the recent theft linked to something from the past? Can Frank and Joe find and decipher the clues in time to prevent another crime from happening?


The ESRB rating is ‘E10+’.  The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft for Wii will sell for an SRP of $29.99 USD.