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It's FlatOut Rock N' Roll As Empire interactive Unveils Blazin' All-Star Lineup For Flatout 2 Soundtrack

Soundtrack features music by some of today's hottest bands including Wolfmother, Fallout Boy, Rob Zombie, Nickelback and Alkaline Trio


LONDON ENGLAND (June 16th, 2006) - This summer is going to rock for gamers, as Empire Interactive reveals the musical lineup for the highly anticipated soundtrack to FlatOut 2, the sequel to last year's much-acclaimed destruction racer video game FlatOut.

Gamers and music fans can enjoy 25 slamming tracks from artists including Rob Zombie, Audioslave, Alkaline Trio and Wolfmother. Boasting a unique lineup of artists who could have only been brought together for a game that is just as rocking as their tunes, FlatOut 2 appeals to thrill seekers and rock music fans who enjoy a rush and bona fide beats. FlatOut 2 will be available in stores this July for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, XboxÒ videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

"Fans who are looking for an exhilarating mix of music this summer will want to turn off their radios and turn on their gaming systems," said Ian Higgins, CEO, Empire Interactive. "We have been able to bring together the hottest names in rock n' roll for the soundtrack to FlatOut 2."

The sequel to the best selling demolition racer, FlatOut 2 takes racing to the limit with numerous enhancements and additions including brand-new and much requested online multi-player modes, twice as many vehicles, additional race environments and twice the number of tracks. The mayhem continues off the track with 12 all-new Rag doll mini-games including basketball, baseball and royal flush cards, a Rag doll Championship and full online support.

Following is a partial list of artists found in FlatOut 2: (For a complete list, as well as streaming tracks, please visit www.flatoutgame.com)

Alkaline Trio
Papa Roach
Fall Out Boy
Rob Zombie
Mötley Crüe

About Empire Interactive
Empire is a leading UK quoted computer games developer and publisher, specializing in innovative video games with mass-market appeal. The Group is one of the most established in the industry now in its 19th year of business. Its portfolio of titles includes Starsky & Hutch, FlatOut, Big Mutha Truckers, Space Invaders 25th Anniversary and Starship Troopers. The Group's value division, Xplosiv, continues to increase its market share across Europe and has experienced success with its first PlayStation 2 titles. Headquartered in the UK, Empire has offices in the U.S., Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Further information about Empire and its products can be found at: http://www.empireinteractive.com

About Bugbear Entertainment

Bugbear Entertainment Ltd. is an award-winning Finnish game developer focusing on immersive and advanced driving games. The company's international breakthrough was the critically acclaimed title 'Rally Trophy' in 2001. Bugbear released 'Tough Trucks' in 2003. The innovative and much-awaited 'FlatOut' on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC CD was published in November 2004 with great success. An N-Gage exclusive story-driven arcade racer 'Glimmerati' was published in July 2005 to outstanding reviews. The company is currently working on FlatOut 2 and other unannounced console and PC projects. For more information please visit www.bugbeargames.com

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