ATARI RELEASES NEW GHOSTBUSTERS™: SANCTUM OF SLIME DLC CHALLENGE PACK

London, United Kingdom— June 1, 2011— As a follow up to the first ever Ghostbusters digital title Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime , Atari, one of the world’s most recognised publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, is releasing additional downloadable content - Challenge Pack . In conjunction with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Challenge Pack will bring hours of a new single player experience to the successful digital title with two game modes, Lonely He ro and Arcade Challenge, on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC on Steampowered.com, June 1.

Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime is a four player, ghost-busting adventure that will take players on a brand new paranormal experience. But with Challenge Pack, players will suit up with their proton packs and assume the role of a lone rookie Ghostbuster tasked to save New York City from a disaster of ghoulish proportions, without any help. 

Specific highlights from the Challenge Pack include:

    <*> Arcade Challenge: Designed for seasoned gamers, Aracade Challenge gives players a limited number of lives to see how their skills line up on a distinct Global Leaderboard. Players run through 5 of the game’s most challenging levels in single player mode and once the lives are up, the game is over.  Player scores are automatically posted to a new real-time Leaderboard. <*> Lonely Hero: Players can select any level they have unlocked and start from there but this time you are on your own - no co-op, no friendly teammates- just one player to combat the waves of the paranormally possessed.
 

Developed by Behavior Studios, Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Challenge Pack will be available on June 1, 2011 for 160 Microsoft Points. 

For more information, please log onto www.atari.com or www.atari.com/gbsanctumofslime

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