SAN FRANCISCO— November 6, 2007— Today Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announced that My Word Coach (Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ systems), My Spanish Coach and My French Coach (Nintendo DS) have all shipped to retail stores. The "My Coach" series of games allows players to improve themselves and learn in an interactive and stimulating way, while having fun at the same time.
My Word Coach, developed under the guidance of a linguist, is a game that anyone can play to improve vocabulary and increase confidence in verbal expression. The game consists of a variety of training exercises, four "Coach" personalities and a database of more than 16,800 words to master. My Word Coach helps players in a number of ways in their daily lives, whether it’s writing an email, interviewing for a job or taking a test.
My Word Coach features include:
- <*>Robust catalogue of definitions: With a dictionary of over 16,800 words to master, players will never run out of fun.*> <*>Adaptable lessons for all skill levels: Activities are customized depending on each player’s abilities, making My Word Coach a game for everyone!*> <*>Multiplayer mode: Players can challenge their friends to a vocabulary competition using one of five multiplayer games– such as Safecracker and Cereal Letter.*>
My Spanish Coach and My French Coach for Nintendo DS teach players the basics of word use, grammar and construction of phrases through fun and easy-to-play mini-games. Designed under the guidance of Spanish and French teachers, the games are equipped with over 1,000 interactive lessons, complete with almost 10,000 words and 400 phrases to master.
My Spanish/French Coach features include:
- <*>Interactive lessons: Tutorials cover almost 10,000 words and 400 phrases, providing students with a comprehensive tool to language mastery.*> <*>Traveler’s guide: With the ability to search for phrases by list, category or keyword, players won’t find themselves at a loss for words anymore.*> <*>Pronunciation tests: Players can use the DS’ built-in microphone to strengthen their speaking skills.*>
My Word Coach for the Wii has a MSRP of $49.99 and My Word Coach, My Spanish Coach and My French Coach, all for the Nintendo DS, have MSRPs of $29.99.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated sales of 680 million Euros for the 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com or www.mycoachgames.com.
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