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Leipzig 08: James Bond 007: Quantum of Solace Fact Sheet

FACT SHEET FOR ALL VERSIONS

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
James Bond is back to settle the score in the Quantum of Solace™ game. Introducing a more lethal and cunningly efficient Bond, the game blends intense first-person action with a unique third-person cover combat system that allows players to truly feel what it is like to be the ultimate secret agent as they use their stealth, precision shooting and lethal combat skills to progress through missions. Seamlessly blending the heart-pounding action and excitement of the upcoming “Quantum of Solace” feature film with the “Casino Royale” movie, the title propels players into the cinematic experience of international espionage. Based on the renowned Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare™ game engine that has been specifically engineered to immerse players in the Bond universe, the Quantum of Solace game delivers superior high-definition graphics, reactive AI and visually stunning locations inspired by locales portrayed in the films.

KEY FEATURES:

• Be the New Bond – The Quantum of Solace game marks the first time players can become the dangerous and cunning Bond as portrayed by Daniel Craig in “Quantum of Solace” and “Casino Royale.”

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Activision Blizzard – Leipzig lineup

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– Call of Duty: World at War (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii) – Crash – Mind over Mutant (Xbox 360, PS2, Wii, PSP, NDS) – Guitar Hero World Tour (PS3, Xbox …
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GameFly top 10

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1. Too Human 2. SoulCalibur IV 3. Madden NFL 09 4. Battlefield: Bad Company 5. Fable 2 6. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 7. Unreal Tournament III 8. Sid Meier’s …
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G-Phoria 2008 Winners

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The winners of the “G-Phoria 2008” awards were revealed TONIGHT during a special one-hour “X-Play” broadcast on G4. The biggest winner of the night was “Halo 3,” taking the highly coveted Game of the Year award. Other big winners were “Grand Theft Auto IV” and “Rock Band” tying with three awards each, along with “Metal Gear Solid 4” and “Call of Duty 4,” each receiving two awards. Set during the summer when gamers can find respite from the heat and take advantage of time off to engage in their passion, “G-Phoria 2008” honors games that were released in the 12 months between July 31, 2007 and July 31, 2008. “X-Play” hosts Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb presented this year’s installment of the annual videogame awards show that included more than 90 nominees in 18 categories.

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IGN- Nintendo Voice Chat Podcast: Summary

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Fatal Frame 4
– Controls are “retarded” – just as clunky as other versions if not worse
– No dual analog
– Doesn’t use pointer at all to look up and down
– Can’t use classic controller
– Nintendo-themed unlockable characters
– Movement is still slow
– Game itself is still spooky, Matt thinks he’ll still have fun with it
– Looks really nice graphically

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Activision Blizzard Announces Record June Quarter Stand-Alone Results for Activisio
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Activision Blizzard Announces Record June Quarter Stand-Alone Results for Activisio

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– Activision’s June Quarter Net Revenues Increase 32%;
– EPS Hits Record June Quarter High –
– Activision Blizzard’s CY 08 Financial Outlook Exceeds CY 09 Targets –
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 31, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ — Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVID), which was formed on July 9 as a result of the closing of Activision’s transaction with Vivendi S.A., today announced record stand-alone June quarter financial results for Activision, Inc.

For the quarter ended June 30, 2008, Activision’s stand-alone net revenues were $654.2 million, a 32% increase, as compared to net revenues of $495.5 million reported for the June quarter last fiscal year. Activision’s stand- alone net income for the June quarter was $59.0 million, or $0.18 earnings per diluted share, as compared to net income of $27.8 million, or earnings per diluted share of $0.09 reported for the previous fiscal year’s June quarter. Excluding the impact of expenses related to equity-based compensation of $0.02 per diluted share and one-time costs related to the business combination between Activision and Vivendi Games of $0.02 per diluted share, Activision had non-GAAP net income of $74.3 million and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.23 for the June quarter. This compares to non-GAAP net income of $32.8 million and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.11 for the June quarter of the previous year, in each case excluding the impact of expenses related to equity-based compensation.

Separately, on July 24, 2008, Vivendi announced its preliminary June quarter financial results (on IFRS basis) which included results for the business that became part of Activision on July 9, 2008. For the quarter ended June 30, 2008, Vivendi reported 223 million euros in revenues and 42 million euros in EBITA for Vivendi Games which includes the results of Blizzard Entertainment(R).

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Nintendo Wii’s Upcoming Third Party Titles

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Activision

* Call of Duty 5
* Guitar Hero World Tour
* Madagascar Escape 2 Africa
* Quantum of Solace: The Game
* Spider-Man®: Web of Shadows

Agetec

* LOL™
* Touch Darts

American Game Factory

* Bratz Kidz™ – Slumber Party
* Bratz Ponyz™ 2
* Build-A-Bear Workshop� A Friend Fur All Seasons
* Rubik’s� World
* Zenses™ – Ocean Edition and Zenses™ – Rainforest Edition

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Nintendo E3 briefing highlignts

By  •  Wii, DS, E3

-Animal Crossing: City Folk coming this winter

-Nintendo announces WiiSpeak a community microphone

-GTA: China Town Wars coming to DS

-WiiMusic, 50 instraments, uses balanceboard for drums.

– Mario and Zelda …
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Nintendo E3 media briefing: live blog

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10:11- Reggie leaves the stage and thats its folks,  Animal Crossing: Folk City, Grand Theft Auto for DS, WiiSports Resort, WiiMusic, WiiSpeak were announced.

10:10 Reggie is stating how Wii is not a fad, and how Nintendo has to create new ideas to keep ahead in the game

10:08- Reggie and Cammie takes the stage and discussing WiiSpeak, Wii balanceboard and they are recapping what has happened so far.

10:05- Nintendo brought their finest on stage and is play Mario music, 5 different intraments are being played,  the game looks easy to play and sound really good.  Nintendo is rockin the stage

10:04- miyamoto is talking about how hand bell choirs and orchastras,  but the game wont judge how bad you are at it,  but you can record videos of different part of the games.

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James Bond: Quantum of Solace Fact Sheet

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
James Bond is back to settle the score in Quantum of Solace: The Game. Introducing a more lethal and cunningly efficient Bond, the game blends intense first-person action with a unique third-person cover combat system that allows players to truly feel what it is like to be the ultimate secret agent as they use their stealth, precision shooting and lethal combat skills to progress through missions. Seamlessly blending the heart-pounding action and excitement of the upcoming “Quantum of Solace” feature film with the “Casino Royale” movie, the title propels players into the cinematic experience of international espionage. Based on the renowned Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare™ game engine that has been specifically engineered to immerse players in the Bond universe, Quantum of Solace: The Game delivers superior high-definition graphics, reactive AI and visually stunning locations inspired by locales portrayed in the films.

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Analyst – 360 losing ground to Wii/PS3, Nintendo to show new peripheral at E3?

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“We think the 360 has lost significant momentum to both the Wii and PS3, especially in Europe, and is in need of both a price cut and new features to …
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Confirmed: Call of Duty: World at War Online for Wii!

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Joystiq: You mentioned that it’s a different team on the Wii, is that an internal team? What else have they worked on?

ML: Yes. Some of them have worked on the …
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Call of Duty: World at War Interview

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You had everyone speculating over whether or not the series would return to WWII after such a successful run in a modern era with CoD 4. When do you think …
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Europe: Top 10 Best-Selling Titles Of 2007

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1. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo) 2. FIFA 2008 (Electronic Arts) 3. Wii Play (Nintendo) 4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami) 5. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo) 6. Need for …
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CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR ENLISTS FOR NEW BATTLES

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We just mentioned this in an interview a few post down, but here is the official press release.

Expanding Its Theater of Operations to the Pacific, Latest Title in Hit Franchise Poised to Re-Define the WWII Experience

Santa Monica, CA – June 23, 2008 – Leave your packs and bring extra ammo, Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Treyarch, announced today that they will be taking Call of Duty players deep into the South Pacific and European theaters this fall for Call of Duty: World at War™, a gritty fight that will pit players against enemies that know no surrender and show no mercy. Utilizing the Call of Duty 4®: Modern Warfare engine, Call of Duty: World at War throws out the rulebook of war to transform WWII combat through a new enemy, new tactics and an uncensored experience of the climatic battles that gripped a generation. As U.S. Marines and Russian soldiers, players will employ new features like cooperative gameplay, and weapons such as the flamethrower in the most chaotic and cinematically intense experience to date.
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