Acclaim and BattleBorne strike a deal and announce that they will actually reveal their next-gen game in January!
ACCLAIM ENTERTAINMENT, INC. ENTERS INTO EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL PUBLISHING AGREEMENT WITH BATTLEBORNE ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Next-Generation Title to Be Announced in 2004
GLEN COVE, NY, December 22, 2003 - Acclaim Entertainment, Inc.
(NASDAQ.SC: AKLM), today announced that it has entered into an exclusive
global publishing agreement with Reno-based developer BattleBorne
Entertainment, Inc. for their soon-to-be announced video game for the
next-generation gaming systems. Comprised of former members of the
celebrated Fallout 2, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Tom Clancy's
Ghost Recon teams, BattleBorne is currently utilizing the critically
acclaimed Snowblind Studios technology and their own proprietary tools
to develop the game.
"We are very pleased to enter into this publishing agreement with
BattleBorne," said Rod Cousens, Chief Executive Officer of Acclaim.
"We're confident that consumers will be equally excited when we unveil
the game next month on our web site."
"Acclaim's aggressive and forward-thinking approach to the industry made
them the obvious choice to work with," added James Kosta, President of
BattleBorne Entertainment, Inc. "BattleBorne has been hard at work on
this title since 2002 and we believe that our technology, combined with
that of Snowblind Studios, is going to impress everyone who sees the