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Alias

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Action
Publisher: Acclaim
Developer: Acclaim
Release Date: April 6, 2004 (US), April 9, 2004 (EU)

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'Alias' Will Feature Original TV Cast Voice-overs

by Rainier on May 12, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT

Alias is a third-person action adventure containing a unique blend of action and stealth that puts you under fire and under pressure. Utilize your incredible spyware and array of disguises to complete the most dangerous covert missions across the globe. Experience all the heart-stopping action and tension of the award winning TV series.

“We are very excited to be working in concert with this very talented cast and production team to deliver an entertainment experience that truly captures the essence of ABC’s successful series,” said Rod Cousens, Global President and Chief Operating Officer for Acclaim. “As technology continues to evolve, it allows us to create content that is on par with feature films and television.”

“As an avid video game player, I have been enjoying the collaborative product development process and working in a new form of media to create a video game based on ‘Alias,’” added J.J. Abrams, Creator and Executive Producer of “Alias.” “Having the continuity of our cast and writers being involved with this project ensures that the video game will reflect the series’ production values and definitive style.”

“I’m very excited to be part of this game, which is testimony to our show’s loyal fans and talented production team,” said Jennifer Garner, who plays “Alias” lead character, Sydney Bristow. “In working with the developers, I was extremely impressed with how they captured the look and feel of the show, especially my ‘virtual Sydney’ character.”

“With the convergence of Hollywood and video games, Alias is a perfect example of how interactive entertainment has accelerated to the next level,” said Bruce Gersh, Vice President of Business Development at ABC. “The fascinating and strong character of ‘Alias’’ Sydney Bristow is so engaging on the TV screen, and her ‘virtual Sydney’ is equally mesmerizing in the video game.”

“Alias is an important initiative in our strategy of producing games that reach not only the core gaming community, but an older segment of the video game market through our newly formed label, Buena Vista Interactive,” said Graham Hopper, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Buena Vista Games, Inc. “Alias is another example of the match of a great franchise becoming a great game.”

Alias is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” encompasses all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe.

The following “Alias” cast members are featured within the video game:

  • Jennifer Garner – Sydney Bristow
  • Michael Vartan – Michael Vaughn
  • Victor Garber – Jack Bristow
  • Ron Rifkin – Arvin Sloane
  • Carl Lumbly – Marcus Dixon
  • Kevin Weisman – Marshall Flinkman
  • David Anders – Mr. Sark

“Alias” was created by J.J. Abrams, who executive produces the series along with John Eisendrath, Ken Olin, Alex Kurtzman-Counter and Roberto Orci. The series, which is filmed in Los Angeles and premiered on September 30, 2001, is from Touchstone Television.

Alias will be available this fall on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox? and PC at suggested retail prices to be determined. For more information on this game, please visit www.aliasthegame.com. Acclaim's complete showcase of products will be featured at E3 in Los Angeles, CA at booth #152 in the Concourse Hall.

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