LYON, FRANCE - 15 September 2006 - Atari and Ignition Entertainment are today pleased to announce Mercury Meltdown Remix, the popular franchise's first showing on the PlayStation®2.
Take control of a liquid Mercury 'blob', and avoid the various obstacles and hazards to reach the end goal. The Mercury blob itself now has 4 varying 'states' - Normal, Solid, Fast and Slow. These states allow for larger more complex levels, which in turn mean a greater challenge and more enjoyment.
Featuring a total of 12 labs (two of which are exclusive to the PlayStation®2 console version), Mercury Meltdown Remix offers a massive 200+ levels, more than any previous Mercury title.
"Mercury Meltdown Remix builds upon the solid foundation of the PSP® version, and offers the gamer some unique and exclusive extras," said Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment Ltd. "Mercury Meltdown Remix is the most accessible Mercury game yet."
Mercury Meltdown Remix Features:Over 200+ challenging levels - more than any previous Mercury title Hidden Labs to unlock. Including two exclusive to the PlayStation®2 Awesome Specular Lighting and special effects Dual analog control with Rumble feedback State of the art blob physics. Fairer game progression Bonus features to unlock Tutorial Mode Distributed by Atari in UK, France, Germany and the Nordic countries, Mercury Meltdown Remix for the PlayStation®2 is scheduled for release in Winter '06. For more information please visit www.igntionent.com or www.mercurymeltdown.co.uk
About Ignition Entertainment
Ignition Entertainment Limited is a privately owned software developer and publisher of entertainment titles for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy® Advance, and DS, and the Microsoft Xbox. Ignition was created by a core team of gaming industry veterans with the purpose of building upon their successful track record within the international games industry, and to bring a fresh new approach to both the development and distribution of original gaming product.
You can find more information about Ignition Entertainment Limited at http://www.ignitionent.com.
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 (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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