LYON, FRANCE - 6 September 2006 - Don't take Atari's word for it - Europe's top gaming media are full of praise for Test Drive Unlimited
"Should you buy Test Drive Unlimited? The unequivocal answer is yes. You will not play a more polished or realistic racing game on any other console out there and it sets new standards of excellence on Xbox 360. We can safely say that Test Drive Unlimited is the new king of racing games. 9/10 - Classic Award"
- X360 magazine, UK
"Test Drive Unlimited is as good as we were expecting and hoping. There's so much to do online it puts every other Xbox 360 racer to shame. Vast, different and packed. We love it! 9/10 - Must Buy Award"
- Official Xbox 360 Magazine, UK
"Eden has composed a beguiling, intoxicating hymn to the open road, and every car lover will want to join its chorus. 8/10"
- Edge magazine, UK
"No doubt one of the most brilliant video games ever made. 8.5/10"
- 360 magazine, Germany
"Great arcade-racer with huge content, fantastic graphics and endless gaming fun. 88%"
- Games Aktuell magazine, Germany
"It could be the ultimate driving game."
- 360 magazine, Italy
"One of the coolest and most beautiful racing games around. 87%"
- Gunk magazine, Belgium
"Test Drive Unlimited is the most exciting racing game in at least a couple of console generations. The first massive multiplayer racing game is in place, and there is no point in looking back. This is the next generation's racing game. Best racing game in many years! 9/10"
- Gamereactor magazine, Norway
"As elaborate as it is sunny, the garden of Eden promises to be as heavenly as proclaimed."
- Xbox 360 magazine, France
"It's really an extraordinary game. 86%"
- Bgamer magazine, Portugal
"The future of racing games is here! 9/10 - Must Buy Award"
- Official Xbox 360 Magazine, Australia
Test Drive Unlimited for Xbox 360 will roar into retail across Europe on 8 September 2006, with PC, PS2 and PSP versions to follow at a later date.
For further information please visit www.testdriveunlimited.com.
About Eden Games
The second largest game development studio in France, Eden Games has achieved international recognition through the creation of games including V-Rally 1, 2 and 3, Need For Speed: Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage and Titeuf. Base in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infogrames Entertainment SA.
About Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox Live online gaming service, and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around gamers. The system was first launched in North America, Europe and Japan in 2005 and then in Australia, Colombia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan in 2006. More information can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/xbox360.
About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA), the parent company of the Atari Group, is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).
The Atari Group is a major international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group's extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Matrix, Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.).
For more information: http://www.atari.com
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