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Mesquite, TX - May 9, 2006 - The Strogg and Global Defense Force armies are gearing up for online battle with the launch of the Enemy Territory: QUAKE WarsTM website-the definitive site for all things QUAKE Wars. Fans can now go online to http://www.enemyterritory.com to get an in-depth look at game features, browse and download screenshots, videos, and concept art and read what others are saying about the game. The site also features a fan site creation kit offering every necessary element for gamers to create their own Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars fan home pages.
Serving as the official headquarters for all the latest Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars news and information, www.enemyterritory.com will deploy a number of new sections and features over the coming months, including; detailed comparisons of the Strogg and GDF forces, more videos, screenshots, and wallpapers, and an entire community site with strategies, game stats, developer blogs and much more.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is the ultimate online team and objective-based multiplayer experience. Set within the epic QUAKE® universe in the year 2065, gamers choose to play as Human or Strogg in one of five unique character classes. Employing an arsenal of weapons, vehicles and deployable armaments, players engage in an action-packed test of skill and coordinated teamwork through a series of combat objectives. Persistent character growth and achievements reward players for teamwork, while clearly defined mission and class objectives guide new players to meaningful contributions on the battlefield.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is currently in development at Splash Damage - co-creators of the original Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, and is being executive produced by id Software. The game is rated RP (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.
About id Software
id - Freud's primal part of the human psyche and one of the hottest game shops on Earth - has been rocking the gaming world from Mesquite, Texas since 1991. As a renowned leader in the industry, id Software forged such frenetic titles as Wolfenstein 3D®, DOOM®, DOOM II®, QUAKE® QUAKE II®, QUAKE III Arena®, QUAKE 4®, Return to Castle Wolfenstein®, DOOM 3®, and Enemy Territory: QUAKE WarsT. With intense graphics and mind-blowing action, id's games have helped redefine the modern video game,
continually setting industry standards for technology and gameplay. Check out more about id Software at www.idsoftware.com.
About Splash Damage Ltd
Based in London, England, Splash Damage Ltd is an independently-owned game development studio dedicated to the design and development of multiplayer games utilizing id Software's engine technology. Splash Damage made its name developing id Software's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory - winner of multiple 'Game of the Year' awards and a British Academy Award Nomination. Formed in 2001 from key members of the online QUAKE III Arena® mod-making community, Splash Damage is honoured to maintain an exclusive relationship with id Software, as both their mentors and Executive Producers. Splash Damage is also proud to have contributed to the commercial releases of Return to Castle Wolfenstein®: Game of the Year Edition, and DOOM 3®. Check out more about Splash Damage at http://www.splashdamage.com.
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 and the Netherlands. 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.
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