Pajama Sam® and Freddi Fish™ Get Creative With New One-Stop Fun Shop™
CD-ROM Series From Humongous Entertainment®
Picassos Draw, Paint and Print Their Way to $5,000 U.S. Savings Bond
WA – July 11, 2000 – Humongous Entertainment®, an Infogrames, Inc.
company (Nasdaq: GTISD), today announced the release of the new One-Stop
Fun-Shop™ CD-ROM series of arts and crafts activities for children ages 3 to
8. Available now in stores nationwide, Putt-Putt®’s One-Stop Fun Shop™,
Freddi Fish’s One-Stop Fun Shop™ and Pajama Sam®’s One-Stop Fun Shop™
invite kids into a world of self-expression and ongoing discovery where they
can easily design, produce and print their own creations. The One-Stop Fun
Shop CD-ROMs are each available for a suggested retail price of $19.99.
the purchase of any One-Stop Fun Shop, kids can enter The Great One-Stop Fun
Shop Design Contest to win prizes including: a $5000 U.S. Savings bond with a
complete Humongous Entertainment software library; a kid’s art and design
studio with art table, chair, light and art supplies; or, an Epson printer,
scanner, ink cartridges and paper. Children participate by creating their own
masterpiece using the wide variety of activities and projects available in any
of the One-Stop Fun Shop CD-ROMs. More information about The Great One-Stop
Fun Shop Design Contest, which runs through September 30, 2000, can be found
One-Stop Fun Shop CD-ROM guides children through the creation of printable
activities based on hundreds of unique and interchangeable images featuring
Humongous Entertainment’s endearing original characters as well as plants,
animals, books, sporting equipment and other fun objects. In Freddi Fish’s
One-Stop Fun Shop, kids join Freddi Fish and her pal Luther™ in creating
projects based on the underwater world where they live. Kids have a blast as
they invent new crafts with Pajama Sam, the world’s youngest superhero in
Pajama Sam’s One-Stop Fun Shop. Putt-Putt, the talking purple roadster, and
his loveable friend Pep™ guide children through Putt-Putt’s One-Stop Fun
Shop as they produce projects worthy of a spot on any refrigerator.
One-Stop Fun Shop series allows kids to interact with their favorite Humongous
Entertainment characters in entirely new ways," said Andy Hieke, senior
vice president and general manager, Humongous Entertainment. "From
designing hats for a birthday party to paper airplanes for a backyard
challenge, children can take Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, and Freddi Fish from the
computer and into the fun-filled world of their imagination."
of the One-Stop Fun Shop titles includes the following features:
Printer Saver – Control wasted paper with a regulated, pre-set paper
allotment feature. Parents can password protect the print option, set the
number of pages that can be printed and choose to print or not print
background images and outlines in order to save ink.
Artwork – Visit www.humongous.com
monthly to download new artwork. The seasonal images are instantly updated in
the program and offer hours of additional creativity.
– Design a brand new Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish, Luther or Pajama Sam by giving
them different eyes, hair, clothing and more. Print it out or import it into
book – Color a personalized story by painting with an onscreen brush and
customizing paint colors to fill in the pictures. The story can be narrated on
screen, printed out in color or as an outline so it can be colored in by hand.
Pad – Design a new creation in the paint pad area, where a variety of wild
and wacky tools are available for use including the rainbow brush, the bubble
wand, whipped cream, spray paint and more!
supplies, stationary, toys and more – Create party hats, invitations,
placemats, masks, banners, greeting cards, postcards, envelopes, pinwheels,
airplanes, finger puppets, mobiles and much more using either provided images
or custom-made artwork. Keep track of important dates, schedules and growth
with a homemade calendar and growth chart.
One-Stop Fun Shop, Freddi Fish’s One-Stop Fun Shop, and Pajama Sam’s One-Stop
Fun Shop are available on hybrid CD-ROM for Windows® 98 and Macintosh®
platforms for a suggested retail price of $19.99 each at retail outlets
nationwide, by phone at (800) 499-8386 or through secure online transactions
in 1992 and owned by Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIS), Humongous Entertainment
is recognized for pushing the edge in interactive storytelling and delivering
high-quality, hand-animated CD-ROMs starring endearing original characters
including Putt-Putt®, Freddi Fish™, Pajama Sam®, SPY Fox™ and more.
Humongous Entertainment develops interactive Junior Adventure™, Junior Field
Trips™, Big Thinkers! ™, Junior Arcade® and Humongous Sports™ CD-ROMs
that encourage kids to explore, discover and have fun.
Entertainment can be reached on the World Wide Web at www.humongous.com, where
kids can interact with Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, Freddi Fish and their other
favorite Humongous Entertainment characters, play mini-games, check out game
demos, tips and tricks and other fun activities.
Entertainment, S.A. (Paris Bourse: SICOVAM 5257) is a worldwide leader in the
interactive entertainment software industry. Headquartered in France, the
company develops and publishes award-winning computer and video games for the
PlayStation® game console, PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system,
Nintendo® 64, Nintendo® Game Boy® Color, Sega® Dreamcast™, Macintosh®,
and personal computer platforms. Founded in 1983 by chairman and CEO Bruno
Bonnell, Infogrames has published many award-winning franchises in its 17-year
history, such as Alone In The Dark™, Test Drive®, Driver™, Deer Hunter™,
Oddworld™, Unreal, Independence War™, and V-Rally™. The company is also
known for its best-selling and award-winning line of children’s entertainment
software from Humongous Entertainment starring Putt-Putt®, Freddi Fish™,
Pajama Sam® and SPY Fox™, as well as its successful Macintosh publishing
label, Macsoft, the number one publisher of Macintosh entertainment software.
In addition, Infogrames has a number of key strategic licenses including
Warner Bros. Looney Tunes™, Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues™, Le Mans 24
Hours®, AM General Hummer®, Harley-Davidson®, and Dodge® Viper.
in New York, Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIS) is a majority owned subsidiary of
Infogrames Entertainment and serves as the headquarters for the company’s
operations in North America. For more information, visit Infogrames’ US Web
site at www.us.infogrames.com.
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