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3DO Teams with Stan Winston

by Lasse Pallesen - December 20, 2002, 12:03 pm PST
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Stan Winston acts as a consultant on the character designs in Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse. He is a four-time Oscar winner, you know.

3DO TEAMS WITH OSCAR WINNER STAN WINSTON FOR UPCOMING FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE GAME

Stan Winston Productions Options Film Rights, Collaborates on Character Designs

REDWOOD CITY, CA - (December 19, 2002) - The 3DO Company (Nasdaq: THDO) today announced that it is collaborating with world famous character creator Stan Winston on Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse for PC, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCubeTM system, and the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft. Four-time Oscar winner for creature effects on Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Jurassic Park, Winston is now a consultant on the game's character designs and has optioned the feature film rights.

"We are excited that the ambition and depth of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse has attracted a producer of Stan Winston's caliber," said Trip Hawkins, chief executive officer, The 3DO Company. "Winston's award-winning production expertise and his extensive knowledge of creature effects will be invaluable to the game. This represents a major opportunity as we develop this title into a major 3DO franchise that encompasses films as well as games."

"Four Horsemen has a compelling storyline with a dark, gritty look and feel that caught my attention," said Stan Winston, of Stan Winston Productions. "We have a great synergy between our two organizations, and I look forward to working on the project."

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