Activision publishing redefines competitive first person action with the release of NPPL Championship Paintball 2009
SANTA MONICA, CA – November 25, 2008 – At last, a true next-generation paintball experience is unleashed! Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the official NPPL (National Professional Paintball League) Championship Paintball 2009 videogame is available now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, and Nintendo Wii™.
“NPPL Championship Paintball 2009 is the fantastic end result of a close collaboration between the NPPL, Activision, and top professional paintball players,” said Scott Pierce, NPPL CEO. “No paintball game has ever been this real – it masterfully captures the competitive intensity that makes paintball one of the most popular extreme sports in the world.”
Paintball is an extraordinarily deep sport that requires teamwork, strategy, and precision, something the game accurately represents. NPPL Championship Paintball 2009 features multiple game modes (including woodsball-based gameplay), officially licensed gear, and authentic tournament locations and field layouts from the NPPL, the Millennium European Paintball Series, and the XPSL. Players can perfect their skills as they progress from a rookie to pro in career mode and take on the best paintball teams in the world, or get online for an adrenaline rush of cutthroat multiplayer action. With deep design contributions from the NPPL, San Diego Dynasty and Bob Long, motion-captured player movements, and cutting edge ballistics, the level of detail and realism in this game is unmatched.
“NPPL Championship Paintball 2009 is a blast for both paintball fanatics and first person action fans looking for something fresh,” said Dave Oxford, Activision Publishing. “We’re ecstatic to redefine the paintball experience in videogames.”
NPPL Championship Paintball 2009 has a rating of “E 10+” for Ages 10 and up by the ESRB. It is available now for a suggested retail prices of $49.99 for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, $39.99 for Wii™, and $29.99 for PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.
More information is available at www.PbSting.com.