THQ Nordic today announced SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated, a much-requested update of the video game that was released in 2003. The new version of the game will be coming to PC and consoles.
Are you ready, kids? The cult classic is back, faithfully remade in spongetastic splendor! Play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and show the evil Plankton that crime pays even less than Mr. Krabs. Want to save Bikini Bottom from lots of rampant robots? Of course you do! Want to underpants bungee jump? Why wouldn’t you! Want to join forces in a brand new multiplayer mode? The battle is on!
The original game was based on the SpongeBob SquarePants animated series and developed by Heavy Iron Studios, AWE Games, and Vicarious Visions, and published by THQ. The game was released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Nintendo GameCube consoles as well as separate versions for Windows and Game Boy Advance.
In the game, the player attempts to defend Bikini Bottom from an invasion of robots created by Plankton with a machine called the Duplicatotron 3000. You played as SpongeBob in all versions, as well as Patrick and Sandy in the console versions.
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