Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software and part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG), can confirm that the totally new iteration of Celador's globally successful quiz show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Party Edition will be BUZZ! compatible when it releases on November 24th on PlayStation 2.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? is Celador's multi award-winning quiz show. Now in its 20th season in the UK, the show is among ITV1's most enduringly popular shows, and the format has won over sixty awards globally and been licensed to 105 countries.
"Anyone who has ever fancied their chances on the television programme will relish the chance to play Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Party Edition on Buzz! Buzzers. The interaction and competitive elements of the game are fully realised when four of you are battling it out round the television this Christmas," said Matt Russell, Brand Manager Eidos. "Having your own individual buzzer adds a new element to the gameplay experience."
Hosted by Chris Tarrant, the game has over 4,000 exclusive new questions, 16 playable characters and supports EyeToy® on PlayStation 2. With the introduction of new gameplay functionality in Double Dare and Steal questions and 5 multi-player modes - Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Party Edition will be the ultimate interactive family experience for Christmas.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Party Edition will be available on November 24th on PlayStation 2, PC and PSP.
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About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos consists of publishing operations across Europe and the US and several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Studios Hungary, Eidos Sweden and Pivotal Games. The Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Carmageddon, the Conflict series and Just Cause.
Some of the titles currently in development include: Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Crossfire, Battlestations: Midway, Chili Con Carnage and Highlander.
About Celador International
Celador International specialises in the development, distribution, licensing and marketing of some of the world's most successful television and entertainment properties. Working with a range of international partners, Celador International's strategic business objective is to build sustainable value and exploit the worldwide commercial potential within its unrivalled portfolio of brands. Celador International's on-screen formats are synonymous with quality entertainment and commercial success, including the global phenomenon Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, the factual entertainment format You Are What You Eat, and kids animated classic Roobarb & Custard. Off-screen, it's the name behind a wide range of incredibly successful brand extensions through consumer products, promotions and compelling interactive media experiences. With licensing relationships in over 100 countries and experience of working with leading global brands and agencies, Celador International leads the way in maximising brand potential on a worldwide basis.
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