JAMDAT MOBILE LAUNCHES "TONY HAWK'S UNDERGROUND 2" FOR WIRELESS
Game Features the Legendary Tony Hawk and MTV's Bam Margera
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LOS ANGELES, CA - (October 27, 2004) - Global wireless entertainment publisher JAMDAT Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: JMDT) announced today the launch of Activision, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ATVI) "Tony Hawk's Underground 2" for wireless.
This latest entry in the popular skateboarding series catapults players into an all-out skating blitzkrieg led by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk and Bam Margera, star of MTV's "Viva La Bam." Players will embark on a world tour and pull-off a dazzling array of real skateboarding moves along the way.
"Tony Hawk's Underground 2" for wireless also continues the critical success of the franchise. The game has received top reviews from the leading enthusiast media including an 8.8 out of 10 from IGN.
"We are excited to bring the next chapter of the 'Tony Hawk's Underground' series to wireless users across the country," said Mitch Lasky, CEO of JAMDAT Mobile Inc. "'Tony Hawk's Underground 2' for wireless has received great reviews and is an excellent addition to JAMDAT's broad slate of games."
"'Tony Hawk's Underground 2' for wireless expands the reach of the series," said Dave Anderson, senior director, Activision. "JAMDAT has successfully brought Tony Hawk and Bam Margera to mobile phones in a way that captures the essence of the console versions."
"Tony Hawk's Underground 2" is currently available through Verizon Wireless. Customers can purchase it using Get It Now-capable phones. Availability will depend on their individual phone model.
About JAMDAT Mobile
JAMDAT Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: JMDT) is a global publisher of wireless entertainment applications, including games, ring tones, images and other content. JAMDAT's application portfolio is based on original and licensed intellectual properties and includes JAMDAT Bowling, Lemonade TycoonTM, Bejeweled, The Lord of the Rings®, Tony Hawk's® Underground and Scrabble®. JAMDAT distributes its applications through wireless carriers, including AT&T Wireless, China Mobile, Cingular, 02 (UK), Nextel, NTT DoCoMo, Orange, Sprint, Telefonica Moviles, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Vivo and Vodafone. For additional information, please visit www.jamdat.com.
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About Activision, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $948 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2004.
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