'MY HORSE AND ME' DOWNLOADABLE PC DEMO AVAILABLE NOW
- Jump in the Saddle and Put Atari's Ultimate Equestrian Sports and Lifestyle Game Through its Paces -
LYON, FRANCE - 8 November 2007 - Atari today announced that a playable PC demo of My Horse and Me is available now for download at www.atari.com/myhorseandme. Published worldwide by Atari, My Horse and Me for PC, Wii and Nintendo DS encapsulates the atmosphere and thrills of the equestrian sporting lifestyle in a unique video game experience. The only game with the exclusive worldwide license from the FEI (International Equestrian Federation), My Horse and Me is scheduled for European release on 23 November 2007.
The demo gives players a taste of the three main gameplay elements in My Horse and Me for horse fans to enjoy: grooming and customisation of your horse, fun mini-games to improve your riding skills, and competitive arena tournaments set in a variety of charmingly realised indoor and outdoor locations around the globe. The mini-game in the demo sees the rider catching butterflies around a course against the clock, while the competition event is Les 9 de Valmont, an outdoor jumping course where the player's timing and control will be tested as they aim for a clear round and victory.
My Horse and Me is a faithful and enchanting video game realisation of the world of equestrian sports. Published by Atari and developed by W!Games for Wii and PC and by Mistic for NDS, My Horse and Me, is scheduled for release on 23 November 2007.
For more information about the FEI please visit www.horsesport.org. Visit the official My Horse and Me website at http://www.atari.com/myhorseandme for the downloadable demo, screenshots, videos, wallpapers, detailed game information and more.
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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 an 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, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.).
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W!Games ( www.wgames.biz) is a developer of games for console and PC. The studio is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and was founded in 2005. The studio is working on multiple projects of which the first is being published by Atari.
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