On July 23, 2013, a video game simply called The Smurfs 2, based on The Smurfs 2 developed by Ubisoft and Way Forward Technologies, was released for Wii, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PlayStation 3. (The Nintendo DS version is a much different game and will not be included in this discussion.)The Smurfs 2 Video Game is an action-packed platform where players assume the role of a CGI Smurf and immerse themselves in an interactive adventure throughout the environment of the Smurfs and all the cut scenes use the animated Smurfs, acting as an interactive storybook.There being over thirty levels, few set in the cursed forest, New York City and Paris, additional worlds such as The Arctic Tundra and The Lava Jungle exclusive to the game where players explore the enchanting environments, gathering smurfberries, potions, mushrooms and the like.Along the way, not only do the Smurfs battle creatures under Gargamelís spell, but Gargamel, Azrael, Vexy and Hackus are also their adversaries.The gameís playable solo or up to four players, being able to choose between nine Smurfs featured in the film. Speaking of which, each of the nine Smurfs having their own unique ability to use when navigation through the game:Papa Smurf throws potions that can freeze creatures.
Jokey throws presents to help creatures shake Gargamelís spell.
Grouchy stomps the ground hard and can break blocks.
Hefty throws his barbells to release creatures from Gargamelís spell.
Gutsy uses super punches to free creatures or break through anything.
Brainy uses his calculations to jump higher than other Smurfs.
Clumsy can tumble past danger and free creatures from Gargamelís spell.
Smurfette can float in the air and cross areas of great danger.
Vanity freezes in place so all can admire him or use him to get to high places.
The Video Game Adaptation also contains examples of: