SAN FRANCISCO - March 3, 2007 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, in collaboration with ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios, announced that LOST: Via Domus is available on store shelves for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC. Based on the award-winning television series, LOST: Via Domus allows players to experience an untold adventure of "Lost" in an immersive, interactive world. The game is rated "T" for Teen and has an MSRP of $59.99 for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION®3 system, and $29.99 for Windows.
"'Lost' is a remarkably captivating television program that has built a loyal set of avid viewers," said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. "It was a natural progression to bring the 'Lost' universe to a video game and we are thrilled to allow fans a new way to immerse themselves in the story of the island and the survivors of Oceanic flight 815."
"After many months of collaboration with Ubisoft and the series' producers, we are excited to bring such a truly unique gaming experience to the marketplace," said Bruce Gersh, senior vice president, business development, ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios. "Through the gameplay, fans of the series will have an abundance of opportunities to dive deeper into the mysteries and intrigues of the series."
"Lost" series executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse said, "Playing the game, you really feel like you're on the island. The graphics are fantastic, and the game givesplayers a chance to explore on their own the places and mysteries of the island that they've seen for the last three years on the show."
About the Game
As a passenger of Oceanic flight 815, you survived the crash and find yourself on an uncharted island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. As you begin to unravel mysteries of the island, you begin to discover secrets of your own. You will have to understand your past mistakes in order to survive and find your way home...
Play as a survivor of Oceanic Flight 815: Confront your dark past, seek your redemption, and ultimately find a way home.
Authentic "Lost" experience: Explore familiar locations, unravel mysteries and interact with the main characters from the show.
Survive the challenges that the island throws at you: Solve puzzles, outsmart enemies, battle the smoke monster and overcome many other challenges to survive the island and come out alive.
Season 4 of "Lost" stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Henry Ian Cusick as Desmond, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Michael Emerson as Ben, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Elizabeth Mitchell as Juliet, Terry O'Quinn as Locke and Harold Perrineau as Michael.
"Lost" was created by Jeffrey Lieber and J.J. Abrams&Damon Lindelof. Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jack Bender and Carlton Cuse serve as executive producers. "Lost," which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii and premiered on September 22, 2004, is from ABC Studios.
About ABC Studios
ABC Studios has emerged as a leader in the development, production and strategic distribution of entertainment content across broadcast and cable television and emerging digital platforms. The studio's focused balance of creativity, management and technology has yielded 25 diverse productions in the 2007/08 TV season on networks ABC, CBS, NBC, CW, Lifetime, ABC Family, TNT and FX. The studio's roster of returning favorites includes "Desperate Housewives," "Lost;" "Grey's Anatomy," "Ugly Betty;" "Brothers&Sisters," "October Road" and "According to Jim" on ABC; the Emmy-nominated comedy "Scrubs" on NBC; and the CBS ratings-winning dramas "Criminal Minds" and "Ghost Whisperer." New to the broadcast lineup are "Dirty Sexy Money," the "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off "Private Practice," CW's "Reaper," "Eli Stone," and comedies "Samantha Who," "Carpoolers," and "Miss/Guided." The studio continues to make great strides in cable with Lifetime's highest rated series, "Army Wives," the Courteney Cox-starring drama "Dirt" on FX, and ABC Family's drama series, "Kyle XY." Coming later in the year, ABC Studios will launch new series "Raising the Bar" on TNT and "Wizards First Rule," based on Terry Goodkind's bestselling epic fantasy into first-run syndication. In addition to its scripted programming, the studio produces ABC's late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and is a distributor for the Emmy Award-winning "The Amazing Race."
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor ofinteractive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 23 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.
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