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Plus-44 Track To Debut In Tony Hawk's Project 8(TM) Video Game

In-Game Soundtrack Features 56 Tracks from Popular Artists Kasabian, Ministry, Gnarls Barkley and Many Others


Santa Monica, CA - October 17, 2006 - Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is rocking gamers with an all-star musical line-up for the upcoming Tony Hawk's Project 8 video game, including the debut of a track from the highly anticipated Plus-44 album, "When Your Heart Stops Beating." The track "Lycanthrope," is among 56 heart-pounding songs that will be featured in-game from such artists as Wolfmother, Gnarls Barkley and Kasabian.

"The Tony Hawk's Project 8 soundtrack features an eclectic collection of original and licensed music from punk rock and hip hop to metal," said Tim Riley, worldwide executive of music at Activision. "The music captures the rebellious, off-beat, high energy vibe exemplified in skate culture and in the video game."

The complete in-game soundtrack:

76% Uncertain - "Radio"

Aurelius- "Hemlock"

Bad Religion - "Social Suicide"

Black Mountain - "Druganaut"

Charizma & PB Wolf - "Devotion"

Claus Grabke - "Cause"

Cryptic Slaughter - "Lowlife"

Damian Marley - "Move"

Dead Milkmen, The - "Punk Rock Girl"

Die Young (TX) - "Anthem of the Prodigal Son"

Eagles of Death Metal - "Chase The Devil"

Funk Face - "Zoo York City"

Gnarls Barkley - "Gone Daddy Gone"

Gym Class Heroes - "The Queen And I"

Hieroglyphics - "At The Helm"

Hold Steady, The - "Your Little Hoodrat Friend"

Immortal - "One by One"

Jaylib - "The Red"

Joy Division - "Interzone"

Kasabian - "Club Foot"

Kool and the Gang - "Summer Madness"

Legitimate Business - "80 on 80"

Liquid Liquid - "Optimo"

Living Legends - "Moving at the Speed of Life"

Ministry - "Stigmata (Remix)"

Mogwai - "Glasgow Mega Snake"

Monty Are I - "In This Legacy"

Nine Inch Nails - "Getting Smaller"

Noise - "Dirty Evil"

Oh No - "Chump"

Pardon My Extinguisher - "Bitch And Moan"

Plus 44 - "Lycanthrope"

Primus - "American Life"

The Ramones - "I Wanna Live"

Revolution Mother - "Second Thoughts"

Slayer - "Angel of Death"

Sonic Youth - "Nic Fit"

Stasera - "Palisades"

Supersuckers - "Goodbye"

The Channeling - "The Frighteners"

The Cure - "Plastic Passion"

The Klaxons - "Gravity's Rainbox"

The Sword - "Iron Swan"

The Throwaway's - "You're Not the Only One"

The Walkmen - "This Job is Killing Me"

Thine Eyes Bleed - "Without Warning"

Thunderlords - "Ice Cream Headache"

Toots & the Maytals - "Time Tough"

Transplants - "Pay Any Price"

Typical Cats - "Any Day"

Ugly Duckling - "Smack"

VanStone - "Skate Town"

Voltera - "Do What Your Daddy Say"

Wildchild - "Wonder Years"

Wolfmother - "Woman"

Zeke - "Kill the King"

Tony Hawk's Project 8 is scheduled for release in November for the Xbox 360 and Xbox video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, as well as the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. The game is rated "T" by the ESRB.

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 $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.

About Tony Hawk, Inc.

Tony Hawk, Inc. is a world leader in its field with the unprecedented ability to bring alternative sports and their unique lifestyle to the masses while maintaining an indispensable edge of authenticity with the market's hard-core, trendsetting audience. Founded by Tony Hawk in 1998 and based in Vista, CA, the company is organized into five segments: Merchandising, Events, Endorsements, Film and Digital Media. These lifestyle sports include skateboarding, BMX, Motocross, surfing and snowboarding. Consumer goods bearing the Tony Hawk brand have dominated several markets, including interactive games, skateboard hard goods, lifestyle apparel, toys, publications and more.

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, retail acceptance of our products, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, litigation and an informal SEC inquiry, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions, integration of recently acquired subsidiaries and identification of suitable future acquisition opportunities. These important factors and other factors that potentially could affect the Company's financial results are described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's most recent Annual report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Readers of this press release are referred to such filings. The Company may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Company's assumptions or otherwise. The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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Tony Hawk is a registered trademark of Tony Hawk, Inc.

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