Rocky ships (GC, GBA)

Ubi Soft today announced that Rocky has shipped for GameCube and GBA. Already available for Xbox, the game will also be released on PS2 on November 19th. Developed by Rage and based on the 1976 movie of the same name, Rocky pits players against characters spanning the five movies (Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago and Tommy Gunn) as the ‘Italian Stallion’.
ROCKY(tm) SHIPS ON NINTENDO SYSTEMS TO STORES NATIONWIDE! Rocky Knocks Out Nintendo GameCube(tm) and Game Boy® Advance Competition San Francisco, CA - November 15, 2002 - Ubi Soft® Entertainment, one of the world's leading videogame publishers, today announced Rocky for Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance has shipped. Developed by UK-based Rage Games, LTD, Rocky lets gamers relive each dramatic fight and memorable moment from the Rocky through Rocky V movies. Rocky is rated "T-Teen" on GameCube and "E-Everyone" on Game Boy Advance, and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $29.99, respectively. "Rocky is a pop culture icon for millions of people, now a new generation can experience this memorable hero that made movie history and inspired Americans," said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing for Ubi Soft Entertainment. "Nintendo gamers will feel Rocky's emotion and adrenaline-pumping action like no other Nintendo game this holiday!" Undisputed Boxing Champion of the World! Officially licensed by MGM Interactive, Rocky the videogame is the closest fans can get to the real thing. The hard-hitting, adrenaline-pumping, sports game holds true to the look and feel of the Academy Award® winning movies with everything from accurate boxing styles to gritty arenas. Rocky lets players take on the role of the 'Italian Stallion' who must fight against the most infamous opponents in movie history - Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago and Tommy Gunn. Rocky features more than 20 individual fighters pulled straight from the movies, plus special hidden characters including Rocky's trainer 'Mickey.' Rocky also features realistic damage including bruises, facial swellings, blood, sweat and tears as the action heats up. Additional game features include: " Multiple Gameplay Modes -- a variety of single and multi-player game modes, including: Movie Mode, Knockout Tournament and Exhibition Bout " Build Skills through Training - play through a variety of training modes to enhance your boxer's skill and stamina " Rocky-style Boxing Action -- players can utilize more than 250 fight moves ranging from attacking hooks, jabs and uppercuts through to defensive blocks, ducks and weaves " Famous Locations - varied fight locations from rundown gyms to the world's best-known arenas