Deer Hunter 2004
INFOGRAMES ANNOUNCES FAMED HUNTING FRANCHISE
TO RELEASE ALL NEW DEER HUNTER® PC GAME
Number One Hunting PC Game Publisher Reveals Plans
for Deer Hunter 2004
BEVERLY, MA, April 16, 2003 – Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFGM) today revealed plans to release a new Deer Hunter® PC title this fall. Deer Hunter® 2004, currently in development, will set a new standard in outdoor adventure PC gaming with all new graphics and gameplay that bring the excitement and adventure of hunting to life as never seen before.
Deer Hunter 2004 is completely new from the ground up. The game features a new graphics engine that provides spectacular outdoor locales and realistic animal animations. Players will be able to create their own hunting areas with an easy-to-use custom map editor that they can share with friends. Deer Hunter 2004 also comes complete with an exciting online multiplayer component for expanded hunting expeditions.
“Deer Hunter 2004 for the PC will deliver the most immersive gameplay and spectacular graphics to date,” Paul Rinde, senior vice president of Infogrames. “As creators of the leading PC hunting series, we continually strive to raise the bar for realism and outdoor adventure.”
Southlogic Studios has been selected to develop Deer Hunter 2004 which will extend the boundaries of hunting authenticity. The game delivers a unique and compelling gaming experience for both loyal fans and gamers new to the franchise.
Deer Hunter exploded onto the scene in 1997 and created a whole new gaming genre which continues to thrive today. Infogrames’ PC hunting franchise has outpaced and outsold all other competitors over the course of the past five years with more five million units sold to date. With more than 35% current market share, Infogrames is the leader in PC hunting games*.
About Infogrames New York-based Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq: IFGM) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company’s 1,000+ titles are distributed under two brand lines: ATARI, hard-core, genre-defining games such as Driver™, Enter the Matrix™, Neverwinter Nights™, Stuntman™, Test Drive®, Unreal® Tournament 2003, and Unreal® Championship; and INFOGRAMES, mass-market and children’s games such as Backyard Sports™, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues™ and Dora the Explorer™, Civilization®, Dragon Ball Z® and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Infogrames, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.infogrames.com.