Activision announced today that launch day titles for the Wii and PS3 were shipped and are available at retailers nationwide.
Rapala Tournament Fishing (11/22) , World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions (11/22), Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Call of Duty 3
Tony Hawk's Project 8, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Call of Duty 3
Activision's PLAYSTATION(R) 3 and Wii(TM) Games Ship to Retail Locations
in North America
Company's Holiday Slate Includes Next- and Current-Generation Games
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov 15, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Activision, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ATVI) today announced that the company's key launch games for
the PLAYSTATION(R) 3 and Wii(TM) have shipped and are now available at
retail locations in North America.
The robust launch lineup features some of the world's most popular game
franchises, including Tony Hawk's Project 8(TM), Call of Duty(R) 3 and
Marvel(TM): Ultimate Alliance for the PLAYSTATION 3 and Tony Hawk's
Downhill Jam(TM), Call of Duty 3 and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance for the
Wii. Additionally, Rapala(R) Tournament Fishing and World Series of
Poker(R): Tournament of Champions for the Wii will ship on November 22,
2006. These titles anchor Activision's holiday offerings, which includes
games for both the next- and current-generation consoles and handheld
"This holiday season ushers in an exciting time in the video game
industry," said Robin Kaminsky, executive vice president of Activision
Publishing. "Each of the console platforms offers a unique opportunity
to provide fun and innovating gaming experiences to audiences worldwide.
Our diverse holiday slate offers something for everyone, from super
heroes to skateboarding to epic World War II battles."
Activision's Game Lineup:
The follow-up to the #1 next-generation game, Call of Duty 3 delivers
the intensity of being closer than ever to the fury of combat during the
Normandy Breakout, the historic campaign that led to the liberation of
Paris. The game offers action-packed online multiplayer gameplay for up
to 24 players. The game will be released on PLAYSTATION 3, Wii and the
Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, as well
as the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game
and entertainment system from Microsoft.
An all-new action/RPG, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance lets players control
the world's largest army of Super Heroes(TM) in an epic quest that will
determine the fate of Earth and the Marvel universe. The game will be
released on the PLAYSTATION 3, Wii and Xbox 360 video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as PlayStation 2 computer
entertainment system, Xbox video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft, PC, PlayStation Portable Entertainment Platform and Game
Built from the ground up for the next-gen consoles, Tony Hawk's Project
8 delivers the most authentic skateboarding experience ever and will be
available for the PLAYSTATION 3 and the Xbox 360(TM) video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as PlayStation(R) 2
computer entertainment system, Xbox(R) video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft and the PlayStation Portable Entertainment
A new brand extension designed exclusively for the Wii and Nintendo
DS(TM), Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam lets players experience the breakneck
speed of downhill skateboard racing as they tear up steep terrain while
performing tricks and outmaneuvering opponents.
Coming out on the Wii platform, Rapala Tournament Fishing lets players
embark on all new angling adventures in 16 of the world's most desirable
fishing locales utilizing authentic gear from Rapala, the world's
largest manufacturer of fishing lures and #1 fishing brand in the world.
Building on last year's #1 poker title and the #1 brand in poker, World
Series of Poker(R): Tournament of Champions for the Wii puts players on
the Pro Circuit as a new pro and protege of Chris "Jesus" Ferguson.