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Two New Games From Activision Value

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 9:52 a.m. PST

Gamers are heading for the great outdoors with two new games from Activision Value, a division of Activision Publishing, Inc. -- "Cabela's Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge,'' the company's flagship title for the PlayStation game console, and "Cabela's 4X4 Off-Road Adventure 2'' for PC.

Both titles give gamers the chance to embark on a challenging adventure outfitted in the latest gear from Cabela's®, the world's foremost outdoor outfitter. "Cabela's® Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge(TM)'' and "Cabela's® 4X4 Off-Road Adventure(TM) 2'' are currently available in stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99. "Cabela's® Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge(TM)'' carries a "T'' ("Teen'') rating from the ESRB -- animated blood and violence -- content suitable for persons ages 13 and older and an "E'' rating -- everyone -- for "Cabela's® 4X4 Off-Road Adventure(TM) 2.''

"Outdoorsman can get the rush of taking a weekend hunting or 4-wheeling trip without leaving their home,'' said Danny Hammett, president, Activision Value, Inc. "With sophisticated special effects, challenging environments and authentic Cabela's® gear, these games are as close as you can get to a real outdoor adventure. We are all very excited about bringing a hunting game to PlayStation®; this game will define the hunting genre on console.''

"Cabela's® Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge(TM)'' immerses players in the backcountry of eight real-world locations including Montana, Missouri, Alberta, Alaska, Nebraska, Newfoundland, Colorado, and Texas. Featuring 12 game animals, realistic environments, real-time weather effects, and advanced animal AI, the game takes players closer to the hunting action than ever before. In addition, players can increase their odds for success using an innovative X-Ray Mode, which allows players to line-up for the perfect shot. To further add to the game's authenticity, "Cabela's® Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge(TM)'' requires players to follow real-world hunting laws and guidelines in their pursuit of the ultimate trophy.

"Cabela's® 4X4 Off-Road Adventure(TM) 2'' is an action-packed adventure through the rugged terrain of six obstacle-filled locations including Golden Valley, Knights Ridge, Hill Valley, Midnight Sun, West Rock, and Area 51. Gamers will navigate their 4x4 through treacherous topography including the swampy bayou, mountainous crags, and the frozen wastelands of the North Pole in pursuit of their final destination. A challenging combination of action and strategy, this mud-slinging, ditch-riding, off-road endurance test features real-time weather effects like snow and mud, which create treacherous conditions that add to the excitement of the journey. Players can customize their 4X4s by unlocking suspension, braking, transmission, and handling upgrades as they advance through each mission.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Activision Value Publishing, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Publishing, Inc. The company specializes in developing interactive entertainment software for PC markets worldwide. For more information about Activision Value Publishing, visit the company's Web site at

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements.'' The Company cautions readers of this news release that a number of important factors could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. These important factors, and other factors that could affect Activision, are described in Activision's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this news release are referred to such filings.

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