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Guitar Hero: Aerosmith for PC and Mac Ships to Retail Stores Nationwide

October 21, 2008

GUITAR HERO: AEROSMITH FOR PC AND MAC SHIPS TO RETAIL STORES NATIONWIDE

PC/Mac Bundle That Includes Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock And A Wired Controller To Ship in November

Following the successful debut of Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock on the PC and Mac, Aspyr Media and Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) have once again teamed up to bring computer gamers their rock fix with Guitar Hero®: Aerosmith®, which shipped to stores nationwide today. Featuring more than 40 new tracks for PC and Mac gamers to shred, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith features legendary songs from America’s Greatest Rock ‘N Roll Band: Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer and iconic jams from renowned artists that have performed with Aerosmith or inspired the band in some way. The second installment of the top-selling Guitar Hero® franchise for computers lets gamers experience Aerosmith’s GRAMMY® winning career in a way no other entertainment vehicle offers.

In addition to launching a stand-alone version of Guitar Hero: Aerosmith today, Aspyr will also ship a bundle pack that includes both Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and the 2007 smash hit Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock on November 3. The bundle will offer PC and Mac gamers more than 110 tracks to shred on their computers.

“PC and Mac gamers have truly embraced the Guitar Hero franchise on their platform and are screaming for more,” said Ted Staloch, Executive Vice President, Publishing for Aspyr. “To be able to bring them more of the rock that they crave, and from one of the greatest bands of all time, is a great experience for Aspyr.”

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith brings these quintessential rock legends to the interactive realm to create the ultimate gaming experience. As fans progress through their careers in the game, they can rock out to scores of Aerosmith’s greatest hits including various tracks re-mastered by the legendary band for Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, as well as songs from celebrated artists that the band has either performed with or has been inspired by in some way. Highlighting the list of celebrated artists is an in-game guest appearance from one of the pioneers of hip-hop and kings of rock, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Venues from historical moments during the band’s illustrious career offer the experience of “sweet emotion” and further capture the essence of the band’s rise to fame.

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith for PC and Mac was developed by Aspyr Studios and is available for a SRP of $39.99. Guitar Hero: Aerosmith and Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock bundle will ship November 3 for a SRP of $79.99. Both games are rated T for Teen by the ESRB.

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