Aspyr Media Inc. Ships Activision's Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 For The PC and Macintosh
Entertainment Editors/High-Tech Writers
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2003--PC and Macintosh(R) gamers can now experience the ultimate skating challenge with the release of Activision Inc.'s (Nasdaq:ATVI) Tony Hawk's Pro Skater(R) 4 video game. The multi-platform game was developed by Beenox and published by Aspyr.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 lets players take on the role of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and 13 other professional skateboarders as they skate through enormous free roaming levels, choose from 190 progressively harder goals and build their skills to perform 14 of the greatest skateboarding stunts of all time.
"Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 marks a revolutionary step forward for the franchise with its free-roaming career mode and progressively harder goal system," states Dave Anderson, director, Activision Business Development and Licensing. "These features add a whole new dimension to the gameplay and provide a compelling new challenge for both novice players and ardent fans alike."
"The Pro Skater series is legendary," says Michael Rogers, President of Aspyr. "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 takes the game to the next level with huge advancements in graphics and gameplay. This is the closest you can get to skating without scraping a knee."
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater(R) 4 delivers the deepest and most challenging gameplay experience in the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. The game's enhanced career mode allows players to earn respect and the chance to take on all new pro goals by conquering a skater-specific Pro Challenge based on each skater's personal history.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater(R) 4 for the PC and Macintosh is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and is now available at your local retail outlet, with a Suggested Retail Price of $39.99.
For all of the latest Tony Hawk's Pro Skater(R) 4 for the PC and Mac news and information, visit www.aspyr.com.
About Aspyr Media Inc.
Based in Austin, Texas, Aspyr Media Inc. is a leading publisher of Macintosh interactive entertainment software, committed to offering high-quality interactive entertainment products and service, with a smile, to gamers worldwide.
More information on Aspyr and their line of products can be found on the Internet at http://www.aspyr.com.
About Activision Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Activision Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $864 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.
The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements." The Company cautions readers of this press 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, 2003, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are referred to such filings.
CONTACT: Aspyr Media Inc., Austin