SAN FRANCISCO– November 13, 2008– Today Ubisoft announced that the leading actors from the television show“CSI: NY” will lend their voices and likenesses to the all-new video game CSI: NY– The Game. Golden Globe winner Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Eddie Cahill, Hill Harper, Anna Belknap, Robert Joy and A.J. Buckley will all provide their voices and likenesses to the video game, adding to the authenticity of the interactive adaptation of CBS’s“CSI: NY” television series.
“In creating CSI: NY– The Game, it was vital for us to remain true to the television show as much as possible,” said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Ubisoft.“We are delighted to have all of the show’s leading actors in the video game to further solidify the game’s faithfulness to the television series.”
For the first time in the CSI video game series, CSI: NY– The Game will allow you to play as actual characters from the hit TV show. The video game features a brand-new graphic novel art style, interactive mini-games and interrogations, as well as original cases crafted by writers from the“CSI: NY” television series. The game will launch for the PC on November 18th, in time for the 2008 holiday season.
“CSI: NY” averages 11.8 million total viewers each week on CBS. Ubisoft’s CSI video game franchise has sold more than 3.5 million units worldwide since the first CSI title was released in 2003.
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