(November 2, 2005) - Vivendi Universal Games ("VU Games") announced today that the highly anticipated gritty urban video game 50 Cent: Bulletproof boasts more than eight hours of classic, current and exclusive music from 50 Cent and G Unit. Fans and gamers will appreciate the 13 never-before-released tracks and remixes including new exclusive songs from 50 Cent -- "Pimp Pt2," "I'm A Rider" and "Maybe We Crazy," and more than 100 instrumental tracks. The game features exclusive remixes by renowned hip hop and G Unit executive producer Sha Money XL, as well as tracks from 50 Cent's multi-platinum albums Get Rich or Die Tryin' and The Massacre. Hit songs from G Unit's Lloyd Banks, Young Buck and Tony Yayo are also featured in the game. 50 Cent: Bulletproof will be available in stores November 25th for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
"The exclusive tracks are as good as any song I've ever released," said 50 Cent. "I wanted to give my fans something new as a thank you for always supporting me and G Unit and they won't be disappointed."
Leaving no 50 Cent stone unturned, the game also includes more than a dozen 50 Cent and G Unit music videos and more than an hour of gripping cinematics, all of which help to bring this modern classic to life.
"50 Cent: Bulletproof is the must-have video game this November," said Cindy Cook, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, VU Games. "50 Cent's involvement yielded an impressive collection of exclusive new tracks, and access to a huge library of 50 Cent and G Unit music and music videos, allowing VU Games to offer one of the largest soundtracks ever in a video game."
The following is a list of music found exclusively in 50 Cent: Bulletproof:
Exclusive tracks performed by 50 Cent:
1. "Pimp Pt2"
2. "I'm A Rider"
3. "Maybe We Crazy"
4. "Don't Make Me"
5. "Grew Up"
6. "Hit Your Ass Up"
7. "Hole In Yo Back"
8. "I Run NY"
9. "I Warned You"
10. "Simply The Best"
11. "Southside G Unit"
12. "When You Hear That"
13. "Why Ask Why"
Exclusive Pre-Order Offer
An exclusive pre-sell offer for 50 Cent: Bulletproof is currently available at major retailers nationwide, and consumers who pre-order the game will receive a never-before-released 50 Cent live performance DVD "No Fear, No Mercy Live," when they pick up the game at launch. The DVD, available only through the VU Games pre-sale, features live performances recorded on the European tour September 14, 2003 - October 9, 2003.
About 50 Cent: Bulletproof
In 50 Cent: Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's underworld. Backed-up by his G Unit soldiers, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city. Players assume the role of 50 Cent in a fictitious story, where they will use an arsenal of tactics including more than 25 dramatic counter kill moves, evasive rolls and mobile cover to stay alive while the bullets fly.
Penned by Emmy® award winner Terry Winter, 50 Cent: Bulletproof stars an unprecedented lineup of the hottest recording artists in the music industry today, including 50 Cent and G Unit's Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks and Young Buck, as well as other hip-hop superstars.
50 Cent: Bulletproof is being created in partnership with Interscope Records, Shady Records and Aftermath Records. 50 Cent: Bulletproof will be available for the PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system in 2006.
More information about the game can be found at http://www.50centbulletproof.com/.
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