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Activision Debuts Dynamic Lineup @ 2003 E3

by Thomas on May 7, 2003 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT

Activision will debut a show-stopping slate of games at the 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo, which takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 14-16. The company's blockbuster lineup includes high-profile Hollywood licenses such as "Shrek 2: The Game" (working title), "Spider-Man 2" (working title) and "Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure"; id Software's gripping 3D action game "DOOM III"; Peter Molyneux's innovative new simulation title, "The Movies"; The Creative Assembly's "Rome: Total War"; an all-new "Pitfall Harry" game, based on the Activision classic; a no-holds barred driving action game "True Crime: Streets of L.A."; and "Call of Duty," a first-person action game that captures the gritty drama, intensity and camaraderie of World War II... Read more for all details!

ACTIVISION BRINGS THE MOST RECOGNIZED BRANDS TO AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES

"Shrek 2(TM): The Game" (working title) -- Embark upon an adventure that goes beyond the movie with "Shrek 2: The Game." Players experience key moments from the film and encounter a variety of new personalities, environments and sub-plots as they switch between Shrek®, Donkey or one of their many friends. "Shrek 2: The Game" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube(TM))

"Spider-Man® 2" (working title) -- Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions. "Spider-Man 2" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox and the Nintendo GameCube)

"Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure(TM)" -- Skate through the large and imaginative worlds of Walt Disney Pictures' presentation of Pixar Animation Studios' "Toy Story 2," "Disney's Tarzan®" and "Disney's The Lion King" along with the most memorable characters from each film. "Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance)

"Pitfall® Harry" -- The daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger is back! Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains. "Pitfall Harry" is not yet rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance)

"X-Men(TM): Legends" -- The first-ever X-Men(TM) real-time RPG allows gamers to assemble, train and lead their own X-Men fighting force in a battle against some of the deadliest foes in the Marvel Universe including the Morlocks(TM), the Brotherhood of Mutants(TM) and robotic Sentinels(TM). "X-Men: Legends" is not yet rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube)

ACTIVISION PARTNERS WITH INDUSTRY LEADING DEVELOPERS

"DOOM III(TM)" -- id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil. "DOOM III" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

"The Movies(TM)" -- Run your own Hollywood movie studio from the silent days of the 1920s, through the advent of new technologies into the present and beyond. As the head of a Hollywood dream factory, players decide which movies to make and the stars to make them. "The Movies" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

"Empires: Dawn of the Modern World(TM)" -- For the first time in a historically based real-time strategy game, players can command completely unique, historically based civilizations in a bid to dominate the world. "Empires: Dawn of the Modern World" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

"Rome: Total War(TM)" -- Experience the power and the glory of ancient Rome in this epic game of empire building and conquest. The revolutionary next generation Total War(TM) engine brings the battlefields of the ancient world to life by combining epic scale with amazing levels of individual detail and motion captured animations. "Rome: Total War" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

ACTIVISION DELIVERS TOP-QUALITY ACTION GAMES

"Call of Duty(TM)" -- Experience the dramatic intensity of the frontlines through the eyes of common soldiers in this gritty and epic WWII first-person action game. As different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces, players get a sense for the true scope of wartime action as they heed the call of duty. "Call of Duty" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

"Call of Duty(TM): Finest Hour" -- "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" is a blistering and intense WWII cinematic battlefield experience. An entirely new and distinct action-packed Call of Duty game, "Finest Hour" features a unique storyline and series of squad-based missions as soldiers come together to defend and survive through the chaos of battle. "Finest Hour" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube)

"TRINITY®" -- A first person action game, "TRINITY" transports players into a dark alternate future in the year 2013 where a deadly plague threatens to destroy the city of New Orleans. As the mysterious "Nightstalker," a bio-technically enhanced one-man vigilante force with superhuman powers, players will cut a swath of destruction through the Big Easy. "TRINITY" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC, Xbox)

"Vampire®: The Masquerade -- Bloodlines(TM)" -- Combining the best parts of role playing games and first-person action games, "Vampire: The Masquerade -- Bloodlines" plunges players into the dark and gritty vampire underworld of modern day L.A. as a recently embraced fledgling vampire in the service of the city's dark Prince. "Vampire: The Masquerade -- Bloodlines" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PC)

"Soldier of Fortune® II: Double Helix" -- Assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop, as you tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. "Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix" has been rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB. (Xbox)

"Star Trek® Elite Force II" -- In this sequel to the critically acclaimed first-person action game, the Hazard Team faces its deadliest mission yet when a terrifying evil awakens and hordes of nightmarish monsters invade. "Star Trek Elite Force II" has been rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB. (PC)

ACTIVISION REDEFINES INNOVATION THROUGH ORIGINAL BRANDS

"True Crime(TM): Streets of L.A.(TM)" -- Assume the role of rogue Elite Operations Division (E.O.D.) operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that has turned the City of Angels into a war zone. "True Crime: Streets of L.A." has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube)

"MTX: Mototrax(TM) featuring Travis Pastrana" -- Experience the thrill of top speed racing and high flying freestyle action in the most authentic motocross video game to date. Choose from more than a dozen top pro riders and battle it out for first place in fast-paced, realistic racing on a variety of Supercross (indoor) and Motocross (outdoor) levels or take on challenges outside the circuit. "MTX: Mototrax featuring Travis Pastrana" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube)

"Wakeboarding Unleashed(TM) featuring Shaun Murray" -- Hang on for your life and get ready to rip behind a high-powered speedboat as you trick through dangerous terrain. Feel the rush as you crash into houseboats and catch huge air in nine exotic levels with seven world-class wakeboarders. "Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray" has not yet been rated by the ESRB. (PlayStation 2 and Xbox)

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