City, COUNTRY— August 18, 2008— Today Ubisoft announced the launch of Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs, a brand new IP designed for boys aged six to ten. Developed internally by Ubisoft’s Quebec studio, Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs brings all the mysteries, wilderness and variety of the world of dinosaurs to Nintendo DS™ and will be released worldwide in Fall 2008. Featuring some of the best-ever 3D graphics for Nintendo DS, the game makes full use of intuitive controls for an outstanding and immersive gaming experience.
A player’s objective in Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs is to fight and win against other dinosaurs using a unique and highly intuitive combat system based on dexterity and entirely controlled with the stylus. A multiplayer mode gives players the opportunity to fight against each other two ways: one-to-one Quickmatch or complete Tournament, with up to eight players!
In Battle of Giants: Dinosaurs, each player will have the opportunity to incarnate the dinosaur he prefers. Pick a favorite out of 26 different species, from the ravenous predator to the witty scavenger, and defend your territory in nine different maps, each with unique features and all-new threats. Customize your dinosaur using special eggs earned through victories in combat, earning new thorns, feathers and bones that will make yours the strongest dinosaur.
• Experience an intuitive combat system based on a player’s dexterity:
o Adapt the level of difficulty to your choices.
o Face a more difficult drawing to inflict more damage.
o Launch deadly ultimate moves.
o Feel the victory by throwing your opponent on destructible objects.
o Win the fight and collect special eggs, unlocking customizable features!
• Pick the dinosaur you prefer from 26 different species out of the 5 most popular families of dinosaurs: Ravenous predators, witty scavengers, horned territorials, mighty tanks and peaceful herbivores.
• Customize your dinosaur:
o Choose the color and pattern that you prefer.
o Use your earned special eggs to add thorns, feathers and bones so your dinosaur becomes stronger, faster or tougher.
• Challenge your friends. two multiplayer combat modes are available using Nintendo DS™ wireless capabilities:
o Quick Combat Mode: two players head-to-head.
o Tournament Mode: up to eight players.
• Find water and food to keep your dinosaur healthy and be sure to heal its wounds after each fight.
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