Call of Duty 2, Tony Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland, GUN
Now Available for Next-Generation System
Santa Monica, CA â€“November 14, 2005â€“ In conjunction with the November 22 launch of the Xbox 360â„¢ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that it will ship the Xbox 360 versions of Infinity Wardâ€™s Call of DutyÂ® 2 and Neversoft Entertainmentâ€™s Tony Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland and GUNâ„¢ to retail outlets nationwide on November 15. The titles have already received critical acclaim with Call of Duty 2 earning an â€œEditorsâ€™ Choiceâ€ award from Official Xbox Magazine and â€œGame of the Monthâ€ distinction from Game Informer and Tony Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland and GUN both receiving the â€œEditorsâ€™ Choiceâ€ award from Gamepro magazine.
are excited to have some of our biggest internally developed brands debut on the
Xbox 360,â€ said Robin
Kaminsky, head of global brand management, Activision, Inc. â€œFrom the stormed beaches of
Call of Duty 2
The sequel to the 2003 Game of the Year debuts on Xbox 360 in high-definition and full 5.1 surround sound with bigger battles, more weapons, more troops and unprecedented special effects that literally envelop next generation gamers into the cinematic intensity and chaos of war like never before. Powered by a proprietary new engine designed to utilize the power of the Xbox 360â€™s multi-core technology, players enlist in the most authentic and realistic squad combat ever. The game's context-sensitive battle chatter system features more than 20,000 lines of dialogue, bringing the harsh sound of warfare to life. Visual effects, ranging from heat shimmers and sandy dust swaying across the scorching desert, to amazing smoke effects that fog the battlefield and characters blowing on their hands to stay warm in the winter-blizzard conditions of Russia, provide a level of realism that makes you feel as though you're in the thick of battle. Call of Duty 2 also features multiplayer game modes on Xbox LiveÂ® online gaming system and System Link, and even delivers intense 2 - 4 player split screen action. Call of Duty 2 is rated â€œTâ€ (Teen â€“ blood, mild language and violence) by the ESRB.
Using enhanced graphics, a blazing fast frame rate, and 720p high definition visuals, GUN for Xbox 360 puts players in the role of Colton White, a vengeful gunslinger who straddles the line between good and evil as he makes his way through the untamed West of the late-1800s where greed, lust and brutality is a way of life. Players will showdown against corrupt lawmen, a murderous preacher, renegade army psychopaths and others while waging war on horseback, collecting bounties, and commandeering trains. As they travel through an action-packed landscape of high mountain wilderness, deserts and bustling territorial towns, players uncover an epic story of betrayal and revenge. GUN is rated â€œMâ€ (Mature â€“ Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Use of Alcohol) by the ESRB. For more information on GUN visit www.gunthegame.com.
Tony Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland
in high-definition at 60 frames per second Tony
Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland harnesses
the power of the Xbox 360 and lets gamers make an expansive streaming
Call of Duty 2, GUN and Tony Hawkâ€™s American Wasteland are available now for a suggested retail price of $59.99.
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products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.4 billion
for the fiscal year ended
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