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Acclaim Lines Up 20 titles For The X-Mas Rush

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2001 @ 12:47 p.m. PST

With the official start to the 2001 holiday season just two weeks away, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., a leading global video entertainment software developer and publisher, is prepared to make shopping for video game enthusiasts even easier this year with 20 titles available across all of the next-generation hardware platforms.
The Company's diverse lineup will be highlighted by five titles for the launch of Nintendo GameCube(TM), including All-Star Baseball 2002, Crazy Taxi, NFL QB Club 2002, XG3 Extreme G Racing and Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2, which will also be a launch title for Microsoft's Xbox(TM) video game console.

"This holiday season offers consumers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the highest quality of interactive entertainment in the history of our industry," said Gregory Fischbach, Chief Executive Officer of Acclaim. "With a strong portfolio of brand-driven products that spans all of the popular genres and next-generation systems, Acclaim is well positioned to capitalize on this rapidly expanding marketplace."

Throughout this holiday season, Acclaim will have 20 titles available, including:
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system:

  • 18 Wheeler - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Burnout - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 - ESRB Rated "T"
  • Fur Fighters: Viggo's Revenge - ESRB Rated "T"
  • Jeremy McGrath Supercross World - ESRB Rated "T"
  • Legends of Wrestling - ESRB Rated "T"
  • NFL QB Club 2002 - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Paris-Dakar Rally - ESRB Rated "E
  • XG3 Extreme G Racing - ESRB Rated "E"

Nintendo GameCube(TM):

  • All Star Baseball 2002 - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Crazy Taxi - ESRB Rated "T"
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 - ESRB Rated "T"
  • NFL QB Club 2002 - ESRB Rated "E"
  • XG3 Extreme G Racing - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Microsoft's Xbox(TM) video game console:
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 - ESRB Rated "T"

PlayStation®One:

  • Mary-KateandAshley Crush Course - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Power Shovel - ESRB Rated "E"
  • Nintendo Game Boy® Advance:
  • Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 - ESRB Rated "E"
  • NBA JAM 2002 - - ESRB Rated "E"

Nintendo Game Boy® Color:

  • Mary-KateandAshley Crush Course - ESRB Rated "E"

Acclaim is supporting each of its key holiday releases with integrated marketing campaigns, including print, PR, TV and the Internet throughout the holiday season.

For more information about Acclaim's entire 2001 holiday lineup, please visit their website.

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