'Watchmen' game in the works

Adaptation to be available on multiple platforms

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will publish a video game based on the upcoming Warner Bros./Paramount theatrical "Watchmen" in the form of downloadable episodes. Set up as a prequel to the film, the adaptation of the DC Comics' graphic novel will be available next year on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC.

"We're bringing the 'Watchmen' universe to gamers in a distinct episodic game revealing action and combat for a great overall experience for fans," said Samantha Ryan, senior vp, production and development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "The team is working to develop a high-quality game story as well as match the outstanding visual style of the film."