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Disney Planes spin-off coming to Nintendo platforms

Flying adventure hits Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS in August

Disney Interactive will launch new game inspired by its upcoming animated comedy adventure film Planes exclusively on Nintendo platforms.

Planes movie shot

The game will be available for Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS on August 6, three days before the movie hits cinemas.

According to the official announcement: "The game will expand beyond the storyline of the Disney's Planes film, offering players the opportunity to enjoy the thrill of flight as one of the popular characters from the film."

Planes is set above the world of Disney's Cars and stars Dusty, a big-hearted, speed-loving crop duster voiced by actor and comedian Dane Cook.

More details on the different characters and game modes available in the home console and handheld versions of the title can be found on ONM.