SAN FRANCISCO — February 8, 2005 — Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest videogame publishers, today announced that not just one but two RaymanÃ‚Â® titles will launch simultaneously in March 2005: RaymanÃ‚Â® DS and RaymanÃ‚Â®: Hoodlums’ Revenge for Game Boy Advance. Rayman DS will be available at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $29.99 and Rayman: Hoodlums’ Revenge will be available for $29.99 and both titles are rated “E” for Everyone.
“Rayman is a beloved character and we think it’s great that fans will have two unique Rayman titles to choose from at the same time,” said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing, Ubisoft. “Rayman has been successful on Nintendo handheld systems with Rayman Advance among the top-ten selling titles for Game Boy Advance in 2001. We’re excited to support both Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance with our latest installments of the Rayman franchise.”
Rayman, one of the most recognizable videogame characters around the world, arrives for the first time in full 3D glory on a handheld in Rayman DS as he battles to defeat the pirate terror that has enslaved his world. Rayman: Hoodlums’ Revenge, an all-new adventure, comes to the Game BoyÃ‚Â® Advance as the direct sequel to Rayman 3 where players can play as Globox or Rayman for the first time.
For more information on each of these titles, please visit www.ubi.com.
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