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Beyond Good & Evil… Beyond Evil & All Good!

For Immediate Release - Q1 2005

What would you do if you were abducted by aliens and had only a half-hog, half-pig to turn to? What would you do if you learned that everything you knew was a lie? Well, you'd do best to follow the example of heroine Jade, and fight against prejudice and propaganda to discover what truly is beyond good and evil in this epic 'third person' game of truth and deception.

The peaceful planet of Hyllis has fallen under attack by the Domz, an unrelenting alien race - or has it? The government would like you to think that the planet has been secured, but you, as freelance photographer and all-action reporter Jade, have been led to believe that this is not quite the whole truth...

Armed with a camera, various weird and wonderful sidekicks and some good investigative skills, you set out to uncover the truth and restore Hyllian freedom! Hovercraft racing, space travel, puzzle solving and some snappy photography are set against magical worlds featuring Rastafarian rhinos and giant talking walruses to ensure Beyond Good & Evil is a gripping gaming experience!

  • Diverse Gameplay and freedom of movement
  • An epic story of truth and deception
  • Lead the rebellion - fight with stealth, force and wit
  • Boundless, awe-inspiring worlds
  • From the creator of the critically acclaimed Rayman franchise

Beyond Good & Evil will join the range in the New Year, and will be a valuable addition to the continually strong and successful range of Focus Essential Games.

Craig Johnson, managing director of Focus Multimedia commented: "We are delighted to further our relationship with Ubisoft by licensing another of their well-known and successful titles. Beyond Good & Evil has received fantastic reviews across the industry and we look forward to making this game accessible to even more people by re-releasing it at a budget price point. Our games range boasts some great titles and this addition will be certain to make it even more attractive."

Beyond Good & Evil, along with the other games titles from Focus Multimedia will be available from all major software retailers and at the RRP of just £9.99 (inc VAT).

About Focus Multimedia

Focus Multimedia is the leading PC CD-ROM budget software publisher by value in UK retail (Source: Chart Track), specialising in high quality, affordable PC CD-ROMs aimed at both children and adults. The Focus Essential range consists of over 200 titles priced at £9.99 each in 9 different categories - including Games, Lifestyle, Creativity, Knowledge and Travel. Focus Multimedia has distribution channels into major retail outlets such as PC World, WHSmith, Staples, Game, via the Internet through as well as non-traditional chains.

About UbisoftTM:

Ubisoft is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft's strong and diversified line-up has grown considerably, as has Ubisoft itself. As well as steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 22 different countries including the United States, Brazil, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of 453 million euros for the 2002/2003 fiscal year, up 23% over the previous fiscal year. To learn more, visit

For further information please contact:

Lucy Carter - PR & Marketing Executive

Tel: +44 (0) 1889 570156

Fax: + 44 (0) 1889 583571


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