Sierra Entertainment and Novalogic Announce Delta Force Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre Deployed Exclusively for the Playstation®2 Computer Entertainment System
Company: V.U.G.
Los Angeles (September 15, 2006) – Sierra Entertainment, a division of Vivendi Games, and NovaLogic today announced that both companies have entered a co-publishing agreement to bring Delta Force® Black Hawk Down®: Team Sabre™, a first-person shooter game, exclusively to the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system in November 2006.

Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre continues the Delta Force franchise with intense combat that includes two all new single-player campaigns as well as new weapons, squad commands and characters. To further enhance the playing experience, Delta Force Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre contains the largest multiplayer combat for the PlayStation 2 system with up to 32 players online in seven unique game types.

“We are excited to team with NovaLogic to publish the next action packed version of the popular Delta Force series exclusively for PlayStation 2 users,” said Cindy Cook, chief strategy and marketing officer for Vivendi Games. “Fans of the series, or gamers experiencing the action for the first time, will undoubtedly enjoy the massively multiplayer online capabilities as well as the formidable new missions set in South America and Iran.”

“We are very happy to partner with Sierra Entertainment, who have been making games even longer than we have,” said Lee Milligan, President of NovaLogic, “and we can’t wait until gamers get their hands on the next installment of the Black Hawk Down story to see what the excitement is all about.”

Delta Force Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre will be available exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system in November 2006 for a suggested retail price of $29.99, with an ESRB “T” for Teen rating.

Key game features include:

TWO ALL NEW SINGLE PLAYER CAMPAIGNS – Embark on 11 challenging missions through treacherous South American jungles and across the high deserts of Iran. Insert by Black Hawk into enemy territory, fight your way through a mountain stronghold and pursue the enemy through hostile oil fields.

NEW WEAPONS, SQUAD COMMANDS AND CHARACTERS – Select from 24 weapons to maximize your effectiveness in battle, including two never before seen weapons in the Black Hawk Down series; the MK-23 SOCOM and the L115A sniper rifle. Take command of the world’s most elite Special Forces teams – Delta Force and the British SAS – and order your squad mates to lay down suppressive fire or execute a flanking maneuver on the enemy.

NEW MULTIPLAYER WARFARE – Join in the action in intense fire fights with up to 32 players online and seven unique game types including new variants and old classics. Persistent statistic tracking allows you to follow your progress as you rise through the ranks. Battle it out with up to four of your friends in split-screen or work together against a common foe in cooperative play. With 24 multiplayer maps to choose from and voice-over-net for immediate battlefield intel, prepare for battles that are even more intense than the original Black Hawk Down.

Vivendi Games Mobile has also released a mobile version of Delta Force Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre. The squad-based shooter is a 2D tactical action game based on the PC bestseller and tasks mobile gamers with leading ten missions across South American jungles and the Persian Gulf. The game is currently available to mobile subscribers in Europe and will be coming to wireless operators in North America this Fall.

About NovaLogic
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games for the PC, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox® and Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft. Based in Calabasas, California, NovaLogic’s development group relentlessly strives to bring gaming technology to the next level. The company's key game franchises include Delta Force®, Black Hawk Down®, Joint Operations ™, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information go to http://www.NovaLogic.com/

About Vivendi Games
Vivendi Games (www.vivendigames.com) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is the leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing games (MMORPG) category, holds leading positions in the PC, console, handheld and mobile games markets, and is an emerging player in casual online games.  Vivendi Games’ two principal studios and publishing labels include Blizzard Entertainment, headquartered in Irvine, CA, the creator of World of Warcraft®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and Warcraft®; and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, which includes Radical Entertainment, Swordfish Studios, High Moon Studios, and Massive Entertainment.  Sierra’s IPs include Crash Bandicoot®, Spyro The Dragon®, Empire Earth®, SWAT®, Darkwatch™, TimeShift™, Ground Control® and Leisure Suit Larry®.  Vivendi Games is also home to Vivendi Games Mobile, publishing games for the emerging mobile market, and Sierra Online, dedicated to publishing casual games for online play and distribution on all platforms.  Vivendi Games maintains strategic relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum Entertainment. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.
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