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Interactive Announces Sydney 2000 Has Gone Gold For the PlayStation® Game
Console And PC CD-ROM
FRANCISCO, August 15, 2000 – Eidos Interactive, a leading worldwide
developer and publisher of interactive software products announced today that
the eagerly anticipated Sydney 2000 has Gone Gold for the PlayStation® game
console and will be arriving in stores the week of August 21st. The
PC CD-ROM version has also Gone Gold and will begin manufacturing immediately.
Expect the PC version to start shipping to stores the week of August 28th.
2000 is a graphical showcase bringing every aspect of the Olympic Games to
video games players around the world. No
detail has been spared to produce the most realistic sports game ever, while
retaining a great feeling of fun and frantic multi-player competition.
2000 offers the most comprehensive event listing for a multi-sports game ever,
including 100m Sprint, 110m Hurdles, Hammer, Javelin, Triple Jump, High Jump,
100m Freestyle Swimming, Olympic Sprint Cycling, Skeet Shooting, Super
Heavyweight Weight Lifting, 10m Platform Diving and Kayak K1 Slalom.
game features high-resolution graphics incorporating the latest motion capture
technology, provided by Olympic athletes, and accurate models of all the
Olympic facilities. Choose
between a variety of gaming modes including Olympic, Arcade and Coaching.
Olympic mode enables you to take a team of athletes and train them up
through lower ranking competitions and lead them ultimately to compete for
Olympic Rings are one of the most recognised sporting logos in the world,”
says Mike McGarvey, COO of Eidos. “Eidos
is delighted to be expanding its acclaimed sports portfolio with such a
prestigious name. Sydney 2000 is
a unique game that will appeal to all audiences of computer games – which is
demonstrated in its multi-platform release.
This will be reflected in the marketing and advertising support for the
Interactive, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive
entertainment products for the PC, PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2
computer entertainment system, Sega Dreamcast™, Nintendo® Game Boy® Color.
Eidos Interactive is part of London-based Eidos plc (NASDAQ: EIDSY)
with additional offices in San Francisco, Paris, Hamburg, and Tokyo.
For more information on Eidos Interactive’s product line visit http://www.eidos.com