Sierra Hoyle and Pinball For GBC



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Latest Card Game and Pinball Releases for Nintendo Game Boy Color Provide Fun
for Entire Family


WA – December 20, 2000 – Sierra On-Line, Inc. today announced that Hoyle(r)
Card Games and 3-D Ultra(tm) Pinball: Thrill Ride(tm) are now available for
Nintendo(r) Game Boy(r) Color and headed for store shelves just in time for
last-minute holiday shopping. Hoyle Card Games and Thrill Ride are excellent
holiday choices for handheld enthusiasts, frequent travelers or anyone looking
for a new game for the Game Boy(r) Color system.

more than 11 million Game Boy Color handheld systems sold in the U.S., the
market place for new games for the whole family is growing tremendously,"
said Steve Van Horn, senior vice president and business unit manager for
Sierra. "The popularity of both pinball and card games make Hoyle Card
Games and Thrill Ride great additions to our Game Boy product offering by
bringing new ‘family favorite’ games onto additional entertainment


Card Games Game Boy Color Feature Overview Hoyle Card Games for Game Boy
Color, the latest product in the best-selling Hoyle(r) game series, gives
players endless hours of fun at their fingertips with favorite card game
variations from Hoyle, the card game experts. The game features: 

Fourteen challenging games including Crazy 8’s, Cribbage, Gin Rummy, Go Fish,
Hearts, Old Maid, Spades, War and six variations of Solitaire including Free
Cell, Golf, Klondike and Pyramid. 

Endless replay and quality graphics. 

Fourteen Hoyle characters to play against. 

Multiplayer capabilities for two people on a single unit, or head-to-head
using a Game Boy Game Link cable. 

Perfect entertainment for business and leisure travel. 

Authentic Hoyle rules with game hints and tips. 

* Easy-to-use interface and
adjustable skill levels from novice to the expert gambler.


Ultra Pinball: Thrill Ride Game Boy Color Feature Overview Pinball fanatics
won’t have to worry about tilting this game or digging in the couch for extra
quarters to try this virtual pinball favorite. 3-D Ultra Pinball: Thrill Ride
is perfect portable pinball featuring: 

Fourteen unique pinball tables total with amusement park themes – two main
tables and twelve mini-events. 

multi-ball events. 

"Nudge" or "shake" table controls. 

"Rumble Pak" option to simulate flipper and bumper collisions. 

Bright, colorful and challenging tables.


now at the MSRP of $29.95 each, Hoyle(r) Card Games and 3-D Ultra(tm) Pinball:
Thrill Ride(tm) for Nintendo Game Boy Color can be ordered online at or by calling 1-800-757-7707. For more information on Thrill
Ride, log on to
For more information on Hoyle Card Games, visit


On-Line, Inc. is
one of the original developers and largest worldwide publishers of interactive
entertainment and productivity software. Sierra is a division of Havas
Interactive, Inc., a global leader in interactive content, and is one of the
world’s largest publishers of education, entertainment and home productivity
software. Its divisions, Blizzard Entertainment(r), Coktel, Knowledge
Adventure(r), Sierra(tm) and are famous for releasing
critically acclaimed and award winning titles. Havas Interactive has
operations in the US and in Europe and is a subsidiary of Havas, the
publishing and information division of Vivendi, a world leader in mass-market
multimedia communications.


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and other countries, used under license by Sierra On-Line, Inc.




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