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Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey

October 5, 2009

UBISOFT SHIPS WHERE'S WALDO? THE FANTASTIC JOURNEY VIDEO GAME

Interactive Game Featuring Publishing Phenomenon Now on Store Shelves

Today Ubisoft announced the retail availability of a new interactive adventure video game titled "Where's Waldo?® The Fantastic Journey." Created by Ludia Inc., "Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey" is the ultimate search-and-find adventure for the entire family, as players explore the unique and wondrous lands in search of Waldo, his friends and other hidden objects. The game is now available for the Wii system from Nintendo, the Nintendo DS system, Windows-based PC and Mac at North American retailers.

In the game, players look for Waldo and friends, in addition to hundreds of hidden items in twelve different magical worlds that unlock via a central map that becomes increasingly animated as players progress. "Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey" can be played in single- or multiplayer mode, in Easy and Normal challenges to suit players of all ages and skill levels. Gameplay is enhanced through a variety of power-up features where players unleash different special effects to gain an advantage over opponents or enhance their own search capabilities.

Power-ups include:

Wacky Paint: Splatter colorful paint onto your opponent's screen to obscure the view.

Thunder Clap: Cast thunder onto your opponent and make the screen shake.

Frosty: Freeze the search window by encasing it in ice.

Sparkly: Keep your eyes on the twinkle and glitter effects to detect items.

And many more!

About Where's Waldo?®

Created by Martin Handford and first published in 1987, Where's Waldo? is one of the most recognizable characters in the world and a pop culture icon. A global publishing phenomenon with over 46 million books sold worldwide, the successful series is published in over 50 countries and has been translated into more than 25 languages. JOIN THE SEARCH! as the ultimate world traveler graduates beyond books and gets his digital passport. Online, in-store, or at events––who knows where Waldo will be spotted next? Spot Waldo online at FindWaldo.com.

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