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'GTR 2 – FIA GT Racing Game' Goes Gold

PC Racer on Schedule for September 29th European Release

LYON, FRANCE - 13 September 2006 - Atari and 10tacle Studios today announced that development is complete on the eagerly awaited Windows racing game 'GTR 2 - FIA GT Racing Game', the follow up to the globally acclaimed FIA GT game GTR from developer SimBin. Already well on the way to re-affirming the position of the franchise as the ultimate PC racing simulation, GTR 2 is scheduled for release across Europe on 29th September 2006.

GTR 2 takes the franchise to new heights with a monumental 140+ accurately modelled cars from two full FIA GT seasons and a higher level of painstaking detail than ever seen before. The slightest scratch will show up on the pristine bodywork, and even mild collision damage to the chassis will alter the handling, while big crunches send debris flying spectacularly in all directions. Players can even see the brake discs visibly change colour as they get hotter beneath the rims. GTR 2 also features a driving school where players can take lessons on cornering, braking and overtaking techniques to help them on their breakneck journey to becoming the ultimate GT driver.

"GTR 2 has taken this incredibly strong franchise up the next level in terms of detail and realism, which is no mean feat given the exquisite GTR that preceded it," said Cyril Voiron, Marketing Director, Atari Europe. "Europe's media are already responding to this, lavishing comprehensive praise and fantastic review scores on this magnificent product."

"GTR2 is hugely better than its predecessor in exactly the area that matters. 9/10" - Edge, UK

"Best driving sim ever. Fact. 92%" - PC Gamer, UK

"The best sim the world of racing games has ever seen. 91%" - Games Aktuell, Germany

"95% - PC Jeux Hit Award" - PC Jeux, France

"Again the best racing simulation on PC! 9/10, Game of the month" - Giochi per il mio Computer, Italy

Published by 10Tacle Studios, developed by SimBin and distributed by Atari, GTR 2 is scheduled for release across Europe on 29th September 2006. For more information please visit

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About 10tacle studios AG

Listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, 10tacle studios AG (security code number: TACL10) is one of Europe's leading independent development and production companies of high-end computer and video games. 10tacle studios AG ( produces top-quality products meeting international development standards and with its product portfolio it covers all relevant segments of growth in the games market. In the past business year, the company generated a turnover of 17.9 million Euros according to IFRS and was thus able to more than double its prior-year result (in 2004: 8.4 million Euros). Compared to the same period of time the year before, the EBIT increased by roughly 362% to 1,684 TEUR (in 2004: 364 TEUR) in 2005. Currently, more than 180 employees work for the company at its headquarters in Darmstadt and at the development sites in Darmstadt, Hanover, London, Charleroi, Bratislava and Singapore.

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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.).

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