LYON, FRANCE - 16 May 2006 - Atari today announced that a collection of classic Hasbro games will be making its way onto Nintendo DS entitled simply Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship. The collection represents amazing value for money and will be available across Europe in June 2006. Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship is under license from the Hasbro Properties Group, the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc.
All the games take full advantage of the innovative touch screen of the Nintendo DS to allow players a deeper in-game experience, which is further expanded through the console's Wi-Fi capabilities to deliver a wealth of multiplayer options. The individual games featured in Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship have engrossed generations of players across the globe for decades in their various forms and will now reach a brand new audience on the DS with their simple, fun and addictive gameplay.
Monopoly, Boggle, Yahtzee, Battleship will be released across Europe in June 2006.
For more information on Atari and the rest of its line up please visit www.atari.com
About the Hasbro Properties Group:
The Hasbro Properties Group (HPG), the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc., (NYSE:HAS), translates one of the industry's richest portfolios of brands into a world of fun and excitement for children and adults globally. Through a host of publishing, lifestyle and entertainment platforms, HPG is able to surround fans worldwide with consumer products that expand Hasbro's core brands, such as TRANSFORMERS, DUEL MASTERS, MY LITTLE PONY, MONOPOLY and CANDY LAND, beyond the toy and game aisle, creating rich lifestyle experiences
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 (Driver, 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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