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Eidos Brings "The Force" To The Nintendo GameCube(R) With LEGO® Star Wars™: The Video Game

Multi-million unit seller makes its way to the Nintendo GameCube® for the first time

For Immediate Release

Eidos Interactive Ltd, part of SCi Entertainment Group (SEG), one of the leading developers and publishers of entertainment software, today announced it will publish LEGO Star WarsTM: The Video Game for the Nintendo GameCube.

The world's most successful film series meets the world's favourite toy in this epic video game. Blending the unique world and designs of LEGO play materials with the unforgettable characters, stories and vehicles of the prequel eras of the Star Wars universe: previously released on PS2, Xbox and PC to great acclaim, this multi-million selling title is set for its debut on the Nintendo GameCube platform in Autumn 2005.

Play the most memorable and exhilarating scenes from The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith including pod racing on Mos Espa, the repelling of the droid onslaught in the Genosian arena and Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon's fatal fight with Darth Maul.

Features:

  • Play the most memorable and exciting scenes from Episode I : The Phantom Menace, Episode II Attack of the Clones and Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • Massive array of vehicles including Naboo fighters, pod racers, speeder bikes, and vehicles from Episode III Revenge of the Sith
  • Use 'The Force' to manipulate environments and objects in order to solve puzzles
  • Over 30 playable characters
  • Two-player 'drop in, drop out' mode
  • Free-play mode where unlocked characters can be played in different scenarios to the films.
  • Collectables that can be used to unlock hidden levels and vehicles
  • Authentic sounds from the films provided by Skywalker Sound

Publisher: Giant Interactive Entertainment/Eidos

Developer: Travellers Tales

Format: Nintendo GameCube

Release Date: 4 November 2005

Price: £29.99

PEGI Rating: 3+

For further information, please contact:

Chris Glover - Head of Communications - Eidos Interactive

T: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000 or E: chrisg@eidos.co.uk

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of The LEGO Group. 2004 The LEGO Group.

LucasArts, the LucasArts logo, and Star Wars are trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. 2004 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd. & or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.

"PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

*Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and /or other countries.

About Eidos

Eidos plc is part of SCi Entertainment Group plc (SEG), one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos has a diverse mix of innovative titles including the forthcoming Tomb Raider: Legend, Hitman: Blood Money, Just Cause, 25 To Life and Commandos: Strike Force. For more information on Eidos and its products visit www.eidos.com

About Giant:

Based in Beaconsfield, England, Giant Interactive Entertainment Ltd is the only publisher to specialise in computer and video games for young gamers and their families. LEGO Star WarsTM is Giant's first step on the road to becoming the leading publisher in this market.

About The LEGO Company:

The LEGO Company is a privately held, family-owned company, based in Billund, Denmark. The Company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials for children, employing approximately 8,000 people globally. The LEGO Company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities, and its employees are guided by the motto adopted in the 1930s by the founder Ole Kirk Christiansen: "Only the best is good enough."

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