December 4, 2007
HISTORY CHANNEL BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC
VIDEO GAME BURSTS INTO
RETAIL STORES NATIONWIDE
Step right into the heart of combat in
The History Channel®:
Battle for the Pacific video game from
History is brought to life in this authentic, epic experience as players
relive famous conflicts fought on the intense battlefields of World War II.
Told through the eyes of an American GI, the game features heart-pumping
action, real WWII weapons and actual documentary video footage as players
fight through a variety of territories including Guadalcanal, the
Philippines and Iwo Jima.
“We’re thrilled to
continue our collaboration with the award-winning
History Channel to deliver
gamers with a new chapter in the WWII series,” said David Oxford,
Activision, Inc. “Everything in
The History Channel:
Battle for the Pacific from the combat and mission locations
to the weapons and documentary footage is painstakingly researched, allowing
us to deliver a cinematic war experience that is both incredibly exciting
The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific
thrusts players directly into the Pacific’s most historic battles of WWII.
Utilizing real combat skills and authentic allied and axis weapons,
including sub-machine guns, sniper rifles, anti-aircraft guns and grenades,
players will be able to relive history and fight through missions based on
actual battles. Additionally, players can go online on next generation
platforms and the PC and play as an American or Japanese soldier in
individual or team based modes such as elimination, deathmatch, team
deathmatch and capture the flag.
The History Channel: Battle for the Pacific,
which is published by Activision Minneapolis,
is available now on the Xbox
360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for a suggested
retail price of $49.99 and the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system,
Wii™ home video game system
and the PC for $39.99. The game will also be available on the
entertainment system for $49.99 on December 12, 2007. The
game is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB.