ACTIVISION SPOTLIGHTS NEW MARVEL VIDEOGAMES AT COMIC-CON 2006
Santa Monica, CA – July 19, 2006 – Comic fans can see their favorite Marvel characters in action when Activision, Inc. showcases the highly anticipated Marvel™: Ultimate Alliance, Spider-Man 3™: The Game and Spider-Man™: Battle for New York games in the Activision/Marvel booth #4315 at the International Comic-Con Convention in
Show-goers will be among the first to see live demos of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance as Activision reveals three new playable characters. Additionally, Comic-Con marks the last opportunity for aspiring Super Heroes™ to audition for the chance to be the in-game voices of Jean Grey and Namor – The King of Atlantis, in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. Fans can also attend Activision’s Marvel: Ultimate Alliance panel where legendary comics creator Stan Lee, Marvel writer C.B. Cebulski, actors Gabrielle Carteris (voice of Elektra) and Phil Lamarr (voice of Uatu), and others will discuss bringing the characters from all over the Marvel universe together for the first time in a video game. The panel will take place on Saturday, July 23 from 10:30am – 11:30am in room 6B.
About Marvel Entertainment, Inc.
With a library of over 5,000 characters, Marvel Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Marvel's operations are focused on utilizing its character franchises in licensing, entertainment, publishing and toys. Areas of emphasis include feature films, DVD/home video, consumer products, video games, action figures and role-playing toys, television and promotions. Rooted in the creative success of over sixty years of comic book publishing, Marvel's strategy is to leverage its character franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world. More information about Marvel can be found at www.marvel.com.
About Activision, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.
Activision maintains operations in the
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