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Xbox Announces Best of Classics Ttitles: Project Gotham Racing 2, Counter-Strike, Halo 2, Fable The Lost Chapters , The Simpsons, Crash Bandicoot Wrath of Cortex, Crash Twinsanity and Crash Nitro Kart

London, 26th May - XboxÒ, the video game system from MicrosoftÒ today announced a new 'Best of Classics' range. The Xbox Classics range has been a big hit with cash-savvy gamers since launching in April 2003, and now the cream of the gaming crop is being offered at even better value.

An impressive line-up of best-selling games from a variety of genres have earned their places in the new range, available from the 26th of May: Halo 2 (Microsoft Game Studios), Project Gotham Racing 2 (Microsoft Game Studios), Counter-Strike (Microsoft Game Studios), Fable: The Lost Chapters (Microsoft Game Studios), The Simpsons, Crash Bandicoot Wrath of Cortex (Vivendi), Crash Twinsanity and Crash Nitro Kart.

The new range is easy to identify with special packaging showing the original game artwork surrounded by red Best of Classics branding. The Xbox Best of Classics range offers gamers the opportunity to purchase best-selling games for an estimated retail price of just £9.99.

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