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Test Drive Unlimited for the Brazilian National Football Team

Samba Kickers are road-testing Atari's upcoming Racing Blockbuster

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - 30 June 2006 - In order to keep the members of the Brazilian National Football Team entertained between matches, Atari and the Kempinski Hotel Falkenstein have provided a games lounge for the players. The Brazilian Football Stars are first in line to have the opportunity of road-testing a pre-release version of the Massively Open Online Racing Game (MOOR) Test Drive Unlimited. Microsoft has provided Atari with five Xbox 360 debug kits for this purpose.

The action in Test Drive Unlimited takes place on the streets of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Players participate in online races and create communities by establishing or joining exclusive member clubs as a platform for communication. They can trade cars and race against the best international competitors in a special online mode.

The extensive number of vehicles was designed with great respect even on the smallest details to ensure that they resemble their real-life counterparts in terms of external as well as internal appearance. The large choice offers players to equip their garages according to their personal preferences with the most sought after and fastest cars on the planet, which were licensed by 25 top manufacturers.

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Title: Test Drive Unlimited
Manufacturer: Atari
Developer: Eden
System: Xbox 360, PC
Available from: September (Xbox 360), October (PC)

About Eden Games
The second largest game development studio in France, Eden Games has achieved international recognition through the creation of games including V-Rally 1, 2 and 3, Need For Speed: Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage and Titeuf. Base in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infogrames Entertainment SA.

About Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is the next-generation video game and entertainment system that places gamers at the center of the experience. Available this holiday season in Europe, Japan and North America, Xbox 360 will ignite a new era of digital entertainment that is always connected, always personalized and always in high definition.

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 (Driver, Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Matrix, Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.).

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