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Delta Force - Black Hawk Down For Xbox® Video Game System From Microsoft And PlayStation® 2 Have Gone Gold

Game to hit streets in Europe September 2nd

LONDON, UK (July 20, 2005) - Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today has announced that Delta Force - Black Hawk Down, the company's highly anticipated tactical shooter for the Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation® 2 has gone gold. Rated 16+ by PEGI, the game features an expansive single player campaign and breaks new ground in the multiplayer arena by allowing up to 50 players to battle over Xbox Live®, or up to 32 players on PlayStation 2 via GameSpy.

"Console gamers have never experienced anything like Delta Force - Black Hawk Down. With its attention to detail and landmark multiplayer capabilities the title has raised the bar on consoles." stated Dave Pollack, NovaLogic's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Consumers and our retail partners have anxiously anticipated the console versions of Delta Force - Black Hawk Down, and the titles are now ready to deliver a great gaming experience."

Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force - Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows members of the elite Delta Force, US Army Rangers and 10th Mountain Division as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu.

Delta Force - Black Hawk Down features include:

  • 16 single player missions
  • The biggest multiplayer games in the history of console gaming
  • Co-op and split screen gaming options
  • Insertion by MH-6 helicopter transports, Black Hawks and ground based transports.
  • An arsenal of authentic weapons as used by US Special Forces during Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger

NovaLogic has also teamed up once again with the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. A portion of the proceeds from Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will be donated to the foundation. The SOWF provides college scholarship grants, along with financial aid and educational counseling to the children of Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident.

About NovaLogic

Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, NINTENDO GAMECUBE and XboxTM video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game franchises include Delta Force, Joint Operations, Comanche and F-22 Lightning. For more information go to http://www.novalogic.com/

About the Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Founded in 1980, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation provides education counseling and college scholarship grants for every child of special operations forces who lost a parent in an operational mission or training accident. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation is the best way to honor our fallen comrades because their children are the most important and lasting things they leave behind. For more information about the Special Operations Warrior Foundation or to make a donation, visit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation website at www.specialops.org

David Halse

NovaLogic, Ltd.

Tel: 0207 324 8900

Fax: 0207 324 8919

www.novalogic.com

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