Santa Monica, CA â€“ October 25, 2005 â€“ Ogre sized brawling action collides with the wickedly funny â€œShrekÂ®â€ universe in Activision Inc.â€™s (Nasdaq: ATVI) ShrekÂ® SuperSlam. The melee game features fully destructible 3D environments where players slam it out as any of 20 of their well-known characters from the â€œShrekâ€ films and beloved fairy tales in single player Story mode and Mega Challenge mode or frenzied multiplayer Melee combat with up to three friends.
Shrek SuperSlam is available on the PlayStationÃ’2 computer entertainment system, the XboxÃ’ video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCubeÃ” for a suggested retail price of $39.99. The Game BoyÃ’ Advance and Nintendo DSÃ” versions are available for a suggested retail price of $29.99. In early November the PC version of Shrek SuperSlam will be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The game has been rated â€œE-10+â€ (â€œEveryone 10 and olderâ€ â€“ cartoon violence and crude humor.)
â€œBuilding on Shrek 2â€™s success as the best-selling childrenâ€™s game of 2004, we are working with DreamWorks Animation to create an all-new â€˜Shrekâ€ experience,â€ said David Pokress, vice president of global brand management, Activision, Inc. â€œShrek SuperSlam will deliver the signature humor of the ogre and his friends as well as parody legendary fairy tales and popular culture in a twisted slam fest that will appeal to fans old and new.â€
Battling as one of 20 favorite â€œShrekâ€ and fairy tale characters, Shrek SuperSlam lets players unleash powerful slams, taunts and signature attacks, including Donkeyâ€™s â€œDonkeyâ€™s Charge,â€ the swashbuckling swordplay of Puss-in-BootsÃ”; Princess Fionaâ€™sÃ” devastating â€œBouquet of Blades;â€ and Shrekâ€™s gaseous â€œGreen Storm.â€ Fans duke it out with the use of powerful potions, weapons and magical items and unlock new characters, arenas and costumes. Gameplay differs on the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS platforms.
Shrek SuperSlam was developed for the console platforms by Shaba Games, for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS by Amaze Entertainment/Griptonite Games and for the PC by Lti Gray Matter.
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