ATARI'S SILVERFALL™ goes gold
New Action Role-Playing Game Set to Ship March 20 in North America
NEW YORK, February 13, 2007 - Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR), one of the world's most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher, today announced that development is complete on the 3D action role-playing game (RPG) Silverfall. Developed by Monte Cristo Games, Silverfall is rated 'T' for Teen and will be available in North America for the Windows platform on March 20, 2007 for a suggested retail price of $39.95.
In a world of fantasy where technology and nature fight for power, Silverfall gamers must choose between these opposing forces in order to conquer quests and save the principal city from total destruction. Two companions will accompany them on their journey through the fascinating world of Nelwë and the decisions these characters make throughout the adventure and during each quest will be key as choices impact storyline, environment and accumulation of skills.
"Silverfall is a fascinating hack and slash style action RPG that offers an immersive and original universe," said Stephen Baer, senior product manager, Atari, Inc. "In each element of this mass environment, from graphical style to storyline, the unique dichotomy of technology and nature pervade to completely engross the player."
Silverfall offers a unique character building system of advancement and equipment that allows for complete customization of characters. Gamers can develop distinctive characters such as scientist troll magicians, elemental elf warriors, or mercantile goblins. Fighting and magic are employed throughout the game, and vary from melee, ranged and technical to light, elemental and dark. Gamers will play through a 25-hour main quest, numerous side quests and two multiplayer modes, player-versus-player and co-operative. With four races to choose from, nine skill sets encompassing more than 130 individual skills, over 100 monsters, and advanced 3D graphics, Silverfall replenishes the RPG genre with a memorable hack-and-slash action adventure.
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About Monte Cristo
Monte Cristo is a leading independent executive producer of entertainment software. Since 1995, the company has released 25 products. Based in Paris (France) and in Kiev (Ukraine) Monte Cristo currently focuses its production and design resources towards city builder and role playing games. For more information, visit www.montecristogames.com.
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as The Matrix (Enter The Matrix and The Matrix: Path of Neo) and Test Drive®; and mass-market and children's franchises such as Dragon Ball Z®. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR-0000052573), one of the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.
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