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'Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre' Announced

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT

The Deadly Dozen are back for another round of intense warfare. Infogrames, Inc. today announced Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre for the PC. In development by nFusion and available later this year, Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre puts 12 new soldiers into an action-packed war adventure in the Pacific.

The Boys Are Back! 12 Men...12 Missions...A Whole New War; Infogrames Announces Sequel to Deadly Dozen; Deadly Dozen(TM): Pacific Theatre

``It was evident to us that gamers wanted to continue the battle they started in Deadly Dozen,'' said Dennis Davidson, marketing manager with Infogrames' Minneapolis label. ``With addictive game play and pulse-pounding missions, Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre will be the next hit in our line of historical tactical ops war games.''

Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre consists of 12 new missions encompassing key battles for the Allies in World War II. Similar to its predecessor, the player is given mission goals and challenged to devise a strategy to successfully accomplish these goals. Players choose from soldiers with unique skills and specialties such as medical, sniping, explosives, lock picking and more.

Players will face a variety of enemies during missions to Rabul, New Guinea, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Okinawa plus seven other locales. The ``deadly dozen'' will have an impressive arsenal of weapons to assault or defend themselves against the enemies including a machete, Colt 45 pistol, M1 Garand, Thompson MI, M1903A Sniper Rifle, BAR, flamethrower and Bazooka. Enemies will be attack with a Nambu automatic pistol, an Arisaka Bolt-Action Rifle, Type 99 light machine gun, Samurai swords and more.

Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre will feature both death match and cooperative multiplayer modes. A bonus feature is the ability to import maps from Deadly Dozen for multiplayer death match use.

About nFusion

nFusion Interactive LLC, is an entertainment software developer based in East Brunswick, N.J. Since its founding in 1998, nFusion Interactive has produced six well-received titles, including the award-winning Deadly Dozen. For more information, visit http://www.n-fusion.com

About Infogrames

New York-based Infogrames, Inc. is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company develops video games for all consoles (Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft), PCs, and Macintosh systems. Infogrames' catalogue of more than 1,000 titles includes award-winning franchises such as Civilization®, Backyard Sports(TM), Deer Hunter®, Driver(TM), RollerCoaster Tycoon®, Test Drive®, and Unreal®, and key licenses including Survivor(TM), Warner Bros. Looney Tunes(TM), Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues®, Dragon Ball Z®, Mission Impossible®, Harley-Davidson®, Major League Baseball®, and the National Football League®, among many others. The Company's Humongous Entertainment and MacSoft labels are leaders in children's and Macintosh entertainment software, respectively.

Infogrames, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA) (Euronext 5257), a global publisher and distributor of video games for all platforms, as well as interactive digital television, and mobile smart devices (WAP, HDML). In 2001, IESA acquired Infogrames Interactive, Inc. (formerly Hasbro Interactive), including its line of software based on well-known licenses such as MONOPOLY, Jeopardy®, TONKA, and Atari®, which are published and distributed in the U.S. by Infogrames, Inc. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at http://www.infogrames.com

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