Club Penguin video game in works

Disney to release title on Nintendo DS portable system

Disney Interactive Studios announced a new video game based on the popular Club Penguin virtual world will reach shelves in December.

"Club Penguin: Elite Penguin" for the Nintendo DS portable system enables players to undertake secret agent missions and comes enabled with Disney's new DGamer online community so that players and interact with one another during play.

"The Club Penguin audience has been asking for a DS game since the very beginning," said Lane Merrifield, founder/general manager of Club Penguin, which was acquired by Disney last year. "We're extremely excited to be able to finally fulfill that request and at the same time create new ways for kids to experience the Club Penguin world."