Snoopy vs. Red Baron Redux

Snoopy WWI Flying Ace postage stampIf you know anything at all about me, you know that I love Snoopy.   So you can imagine how jazzed I was to learn about the eye-popping upcoming videogame Snoopy WWI Flying Ace. *

Autumn always rekindles fond memories of the great old Peanuts animated holiday "specials" we always watched as kids.   Snoopy’s heroic World War I fighter waged aerial battle and crossed imaginary wartime France as a downed pilot in Charles Shulz’s "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" in October 1966.

Smart Bomb Interactive’s new game, scheduled for release in the 1st quarter of 2010 for all major consoles, once again pits Snoopy against Manfred von Richthofen, a.k.a. the Red Baron and the rest of those dastardly wartime Germans.   From the sneak preview trailer, it looks like they’ve certainly met their match!

If you can’t get enough of the Flying Ace, there’s even a Snoopy Flying Ace USB hub for your desktop.   Just plug the hub into your PC’s USB port and watch Snoopy & his faithful Sopwith Camel come alive!

And though you’ve probably seen it countless times, just how well do you know "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown?"

* Okay, never mind that we don’t even own a game console — I can still get excited about a game, right?   Maybe this will push us over the edge?
 

3 Comments

  1. Rob, never met Snoopy, or the Great Pumpkin … but when I was a teen, I did see Chuck Miller's "Red Baron" hot rod at a car show, with "Snoopy & the Red Baron" playing on the loudspeakers overhead.

  2. This is sooooo funny because my daughter still adores Snoopy to this day. She loved Snoopy so much when she little that it really gave me a whole new view of sweet Snoopy. I used to have to record all the Charlie Brown TV specials so she could watch them over and over….

    What could possibly be more wholesome than Snoopy?

    Thanks for your comments today too. I had to restrain myself from deleting the anonymous commenter, but you kept the sparring so good-natured. Thank you!

  3. i adore snoopy! i always used to wail like Woodstock non stop when I was little…my parents didn't appreciate the beauty behind it for some reason. Awesome memories!

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