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AND DISNEY INTERACTIVE’S DISNEY/PIXAR’S
BUZZ LIGHTYEAR OF STAR COMMAND TOUCHES DOWN
Boy Color Owners Go To Infinity and Beyond in All-New
Space Ranger Adventure
Monica, Calif. – December 1, 2000 – Buzz Lightyear will burst onto retail
shelves nationwide when Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Disney Interactive
and Pixar Animation Studios (Nasdaq: PIXR) release Disney/Pixar’s Buzz
Lightyear of Star Command for Nintendo Game Boy® Color. Based on the new
animated television series, Disney/Pixar’s Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
video game is rated "E" by the ESRB and is currently available for a
suggested retail price of $29.99.
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is a third-person, all-action adventure in
which players take on the role of the gung-ho, galactic space hero Buzz
Lightyear. Players explore dynamic environments and plush levels, while
meeting a multitude of characters from the series including Zeb Nebula, Mira,
Booster, Little Green Men and others. Gamers are charged to fight the Evil
Emperor Zurg and his minions in an ongoing saga that features awesome action
elements, high-tech space-ranger abilities and a variety of over-the-top,
retro-futuristic worlds like Trade World, Karn, Gargantua and Planet Z.
Disney Interactive Disney Interactive, part of the Disney Consumer Products
division of The Walt Disney Company, develops, markets and globally
distributes a wide variety of interactive entertainment, educational and
sports CD-ROMs and video games. For more information on Disney Interactive’s
products, visit www.disneyinteractive.com.
Pixar Animation Studios
Pixar Animation Studios (NASDAQ: PIXR) combines
creative and technical artistry to create original characters and stories in
the medium of computer animation. Pixar created and produced the first
computer-animated feature film, the Academy Award-winning "Toy
Story," released in 1995. Pixar has since released two more animated
features: "A Bug’s Life," the highest grossing animated film
released in 1998; and Golden Globe-winner "Toy Story 2," the highest
grossing animated film released in 1999. The Northern California studio is
currently in production on "Monsters, Inc.," scheduled for a
November 2001 release, and "Finding Nemo," scheduled for a summer
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a
leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted
revenues of $572 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2000.
maintains operations in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany,
Japan, Australia, and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and
its products can be found on the company’s World Wide Web site, which is
located at <http://www.activision.com>.
statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements." The Company cautions readers of this
press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision’s
actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such
forward-looking statements. These important factors, and other factors that
could affect Activision, are described in Activision’s Annual Report on Form
10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2000, which was filed with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are
referred to such filings.
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