Christina Aguilera Comes to CD-ROM

 

SINGING
SENSATION CHRISTINA AGUILERA SHARES HER PERSONAL JOURNEY TO BECOMINGA
GRAMMY-AWARD* WINNING ARTIST IN THE CD-ROM TITLE

 

CHRISTINA
AGUILERA: FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

 

This
fall, fans will get to know their favorite singer through

never-before-seen
photographs and mementos — narrated by Christina herself


as well as discover their own aspirations through cool games and quizzes

 

TORRANCE,
Calif., September 25, 2000 — GRAMMY-award* winning

singer,
Christina Aguilera, will share her personal journey to stardom —

with
fans everywhere — in the interactive CD-ROM, Christina Aguilera:

Follow
Your Dreams. This exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the popular

star’s
life will feature never-before-seen photographs and mementos that

document
how ordinary experiences led to an extraordinary life. Cool

activities
and quizzes will also help girls discover their own dreams and

create
inspirational scrapbooks using collectibles from the game. This

software
title — narrated by Christina — will arrive in stores this fall,

for
girls ages seven and older, from Knowledge Adventure* and Simon &

Schuster
Interactive.

 

"Christina’s
life is an inspiration to every young dreamer, and is a story

of
perseverance and hard work," stated Diane Strack, senior producer at

Simon
& Schuster Interactive. "With this CD-ROM, fans will not only learn

more
about Christina, but may also be motivated to discover and explore

their
own unique talents."

 

Discovery,
Dreams & Inspiration

Christina
Aguilera: Follow Your Dreams features three exciting game

areas
where players will get to know the singing sensation and uncover paths

all
their own! These sections include:

*
Discover Me – Girls will be greeted by Christina and presented with

a
scrapbook filled with over 100 family photographs of the popular singer,

representing
different stages of her life. Players will be able to click on

each
picture to read all about the personal experience behind it and to

learn
about how an ordinary girl achieved great success.

*
Dream Finder – This area allows girls to get inside their own head

and
heart to figure out what is important to them and how to achieve their

goals.
Girls will take the "Who Am I" personality quiz; play the
"Things I

Like"
game; and read their "Dream Cards," a fortune teller-inspired game

that
reveals everything from love to friendship to the future. Players will

be
rewarded with Dream Keys, an illustrated icon representing the

personality
type that the girl is most like, which can be used in the

Inspiration
Station area.

*
Inspiration Station – Players get creative and develop their own

motivational
scrapbook using collectibles from the game and Dream Keys they

have
collected along the way. Girls will be able decorate their scrapbooks

with
a series of background patterns, stamps, and pictures of Christina.

 

Pricing
& Availability

Christina
Aguilera: Follow Your Dreams is expected to be available at most

major
computer stores and mass-merchant chains nationwide this fall in a

Windows*
98/Windows* 95 format for approximately $20. Customers can call

(800)
542-4240 for sales and ordering information.

 

System
requirements are:

Windows*
98/Windows* 95 Pentium® 133 or higher; 16 MB RAM; 12X CD-ROM drive;

16
bit color graphics capability; sound card; and a mouse.

 

Knowledge
Adventure is a leader in developing, publishing and distributing

award
winning, multimedia educational software for use in both homes and

schools.
With nearly one hundred titles in a wide range of subjects,

Knowledge
Adventure (www.KnowledgeAdventure.com) a division of Havas

Interactive,
is one of the largest educational software groups in the world.

Simon
& Schuster, the publishing operation of Viacom Inc., is a global

leader
in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing

the
best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all

printed
and multimedia formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster

Trade
Publishing, Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing,

Simon
& Schuster New Media, Simon & Schuster Online, Simon & Schuster
U.K.,

and
Simon & Schuster Australia. For more information about Simon &

Schuster,
visit our website at www.simonsays.com.

 

Viacom
Inc., which completed its merger with CBS Corporation on May 4, is

one
of the world’s largest entertainment and media companies, and a leader

in
the production, promotion, and distribution of entertainment, news,

sports,
and music.

 

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