LYON, FRANCE– 7 December 2007– It’s time to make some room under the tree as Atari proudly presents a comprehensive festive line up of its most recently released video game gems featuring something for everyone this Christmas. The games for PC, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®2 and PSP® encompass genres from role-playing to horse-riding, taking in anime fighting, comic book heroes, racing, old-school classics and more along the way.
The Witcher (PC)
Take the role of white haired witcher and professional monster slayer Geralt, in this acclaimed new role-playing game from Poland’s CD Projekt featuring an involving, mature storyline and outstanding graphics.
Eternal Sonata (Xbox 360)
Never has role-playing looked so gorgeous as this enchanting Japanese role-playing game from NAMCO BANDAI games set in a fantastic dream world envisaged by the composer Frederic Chopin.
Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer (PC)
Taking the already excellent Neverwinter Nights 2 to a new level with new engrossing storyline, characters and environments alongside a host of gameplay improvements, this first expansion is enthralling fans.
Dungeons&Dragons Tactics (PSP)
The first time the highly-coveted D&D® license has appeared on a next-generation portable system, this turn-based tactical role-playing game features an original storyline and authentic D&D gameplay.
Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (Xbox 360)
The latest and greatest in the celebrated Ace Combat series from NAMCO BANDAI Games features online play for the very first time alongside photorealistic graphics for a mind-blowing flight action experience.
My Horse and Me (Wii, DS, PC)
Bearing the exclusive license from the FEI (International Equestrian Federation), the game authentically and accurately recreates the thrills and spills of the equestrian sporting lifestyle.
Asterix at the Olympic Games (Wii, DS, PS2, PC)
Featuring a unique blend of live action, CGI and gameplay animation, the game of the live action feature film takes the player on a madcap, fun-filled journey to Greece with the indomitable Asterix and Obelix.
Dora the Explorer: Dance to the Rescue (PC)
Join favourite kids heroine Dora in this bi-lingual adventure where only by solving puzzles, learning great moves and winning the King’s dance contest can she free Swiper the fox and finally shout,“We did it!”
Jenga World Tour (DS)
Based on the world famous wooden block tower building game adapted and enhanced for DS with a wealth of fun features, the unpredictable, quick-fire gameplay leads players to a nail-biting, crashing climax.
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PlayStation®2)
Available in collectors and standard editions, the ultimate DBZ fighting game for PS2 from NAMCO BANDAI Games features a‘Disc Fusion System’ to let players with Budokai Tenkaichi 1 or 2 unlock new content.
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 (PS2)
With more playable characters, thrilling missions, challenging mini-games, unique battle stages, and RPG features, NAMCO BANDAI Games’ ninja fighter based on the hit TV series delivers a knock out blow.
Tamagotchi Party On! (Wii)
NAMCO BANDAI Games’ charming and fun-packed 3D party game based on the hit Tamagotchi franchise in which players compete in exciting mini-games to become the most popular Tamagotchi on the planet.
DBZ: Goku Densetsu (DS)
Combining strategic card-based gameplay and role playing elements, NAMCO BANDAI Games’ turn-based battler is easy to understand but hard to master, with wireless multiplayer gameplay for challenging friends.
Atari Classics on Xbox Live® Arcade (Xbox 360)
With classics Centipede®, Millipede®, Missile Command®, Asteroids® and Asteroids Deluxe® already launched, to be followed shortly by Battlezone®, Tempest™ and Warlords®, Atari deliver the sights and sounds of the originals alongside new evolved versions with advanced features.
Test Drive Unlimited Collection Volume 6 (Xbox 360)
Bringing the number of gorgeous new vehicles released via Xbox Live for this Hawaiian racing classic to over 35, the sixth pack of delectable downloadable vehicles is scheduled for release this December.
For more information about Atari’s entire line up visit www.atari.com.
About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari:
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA) is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).
The Atari Group is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group’s extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons&Dragons, etc.).
For more information: http://www.atari.com
About CD Projekt
Founded in 1994, CD Projekt is one of Eastern Europe's largest game distributors, with offices in Warsaw and Prague. The company specializes in localization and publishing role-playing games, having brought such hits as Baldur's Gate, Diablo, Neverwinter Nights and The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind to the Polish market. In September 2003, the company’s development branch, CD Projekt RED, announced its first internally developed game, The Witcher®. More information about CD Projekt can be found online at www.cdprojekt.com.
HPG, the licensing division of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS), translates one of the industry’s richest portfolios of brands into a world of fun and excitement for children and adults globally. Through a host of publishing, digital media, lifestyle and entertainment platforms, HPG is able to surround consumers of all ages worldwide with consumer products that expand Hasbro’s core brands, such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, MY LITTLE PONY, MONOPOLY, G.I. JOE, TONKA and PLAYSKOOL.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), is a worldwide leader in the trading card game and tabletop role-playing game categories, and a leading developer and publisher of game-based entertainment products. The company holds an exclusive patent on trading card games (TCGs) and their method of play and produces the premier trading card game, Magic: The Gathering®, among many other trading card games and family card and board games. Wizards is also a leading publisher of role-playing games, such as Dungeons&Dragons®, and publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast website at www.wizards.com.
DUNGEONS&DRAGONS, D&D, and TACTICS are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. in the USA and other countries. Used with permission.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe:
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France, with a UK branch office in London, England. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragonball® and Naruto™ brands.
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© 2007 NBGI
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