Graphsim Entertainment Introduces Falcon 4.0: Allied Force


Best-Selling Flight Sim Franchise Returns; Hits
Store Shelves June 28


ADDISON, TX, April 26, 2005 — The flight
simulation franchise that sold more than 900,000 units for the PC returns in
an unprecedented fashion, as Graphsim Entertainment introduces
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

Licensed from and distributed by Atari (NASDAQ: ATAR), and developed by Lead
Pursuit, Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
includes numerous advancements over its predecessor, resulting in a flight
simulation of incredible detail and realism.


“The Falcon
franchise is one of the most successful flight sim properties ever created,
and we are hoping to build upon this legacy with
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
,” says
Jeff Morgan, president of Graphsim Entertainment.


Adds Wim Stocks, Executive
Vice President, Sales, Marketing, Licensing and Distribution for Atari, “We
are excited to work with Graphsim to launch
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
, an
updated version of the previously released Falcon 4.0, now with exciting new
scenarios, game mechanics, and vast feature set improvements.
We are certain the advanced play implemented by Graphsim and Lead Pursuit will
be met with great enthusiasm from the Falcon fan base and flight sim


The franchise that set standards for realism and
accuracy for the flight sim genre returns with
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
, one of
the most comprehensive and powerful combat flight simulator ever made for
non-military use.  Based on the best multi-role fighter ever built, the U.S.
Air Force’s F-16 Falcon, Falcon 4.0: Allied
offers new features and upgrades that enable players to
simulate an entire war via the most advanced and truly dynamic campaign engine
ever made for the PC.


New advancements implemented in
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
include a
new Balkans Theatre of Operations with 18 upgraded or new campaigns; a new
multiplayer engine with easy-to-setup user interface; new high-resolution
terrain mesh and terrain textures, and vastly improved artificial intelligence
for better ground strikes and air-to-air combat.


Other sophisticated features of
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force

  • Pilot three different variants of the F-16
    Fighting Falcon;

  • Two operational theaters: Korea and the Balkans;

  • A variety of air-to-air missiles such as the
    AIM-120 AMRAAM and AIM-9 Sidewinder;

  • Cooperative or adversarial multi-player flight
    over a LAN or internet;

  • Wide-sweeping ground, air and sea radars;

  • Real-world doctrine and tactics from wingmen in
    all aspects of their missions;

  • AWACS assistance for finding targets when
    defending from interception;

  • An array of challenging enemy aircraft, as well
    as sea and ground defenses — all of which employ real attack and defense

  • Authentic Air Traffic Control procedures via
    your aircraft’s radio.


Available for Windows XP, ME, 98 and 2000,
Falcon 4.0: Allied Force
scheduled to ship June 28 for a suggested retail price of $29.95.  More
information can be found online at


About Graphsim Entertainment

Graphsim Entertainment is a
leading, worldwide developer and publisher of interactive

entertainment software for a variety of game platforms
including PC CD-ROM, Macintosh and game console systems.  Graphsim
Entertainment also develops the successful F/A-18 Hornet franchise, including
F/A-18 Hornet, F/A-18 Korea, as well as F/A-18 Operation Iraqi Freedom.