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Sci-Fi Vehicle Combat Game Powers onto Microsoft's Online Video Games Service This Holiday

BURBANK, Calif. - (November 7, 2006) - Arenas far from Earth will soon be filled with intense vehicle combat. Buena Vista Games today announced details about "Novadrome," a sci-fi vehicle combat game, for Xbox Live ® Arcade. Developed by

Stainless Games Ltd. exclusively for the Xbox 360 TM video game and entertainment system, "Novadrome" puts gamers behind the wheel of an armed, buggy-style vehicle to face off in gladiatorial combat on a distant planet. With three single-player

options and a frantic multiplayer mode, the game will be available for download worldwide this Holiday.

"Immensely fun to play, easily available and affordable, 'Novadrome' captures what gamers are looking for in an Xbox Live Arcade title," said Michael Ryder, senior vice president of global production, Buena Vista Games. "Offline, players can

battle enemies or explore sprawling arenas filled with obstacles and power-ups. After learning the basics, they can then vie for ultimate bragging rights by engaging friends and other Xbox Live Arcade combatants through the highly customizable online multiplayer mode."

"We took our renowned experience of making intense vehicle combat games and put it into an extremely addictive game -- 'Novadrome'," said Patrick Buckland, managing director of Stainless Games Ltd. "'Novadrome' will have Xbox Live Arcade gamers speeding around large sci-fi environments in an effort to destroy enemy vehicles."


- 24 unique vehicles from which to choose

- 15 arenas of continuous, furious action

- Includes car-mounted beam, particle and physics weapons

- Play for bragging rights - Top the leaderboards to become the ultimate champion

- Multiple gameplay modes and event types to choose from -- featuring Career,

Arcade, Free Play and Multiplayer Modes

- Challenge your captors - Obliterate the your alien abductors in action-packed boss


About Stainless Games

Stainless was the team behind the original award winning, multimillion-selling Carmageddon franchise. Based on the Isle of Wight, England, Stainless Games Ltd is now at the forefront of Xbox Live Arcade content creation. For more information, please log on to

About Buena Vista Games

Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG) is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS). BVG publishes, markets and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide.

The company also licenses properties and works directly with third-party interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. For more information, please log on to

® Stainless Games Ltd 2006. All rights reserved.


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Buena Vista Games

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Kohnke Communications (for Buena Vista Games)

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Buena Vista Games

Neena Williams

+44 (0) 208 222 1552


High Road Communications (for Buena Vista Games)

Cameron Gordon



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