YOU DON’T KNOW JACK(r) 5th Dementia




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of Mass, Spontaneous Worldwide Celebrations Circulate


WA (October 30, 2000) – Sierra On-Line(tm) and Jellyvision, Inc.(r) today
announced the release of YOU DON’T KNOW JACK(r) 5th Dementia (Windows(r)
95/98/2000), which for the first time introduces Internet multiplayer
capabilities to the YOU DON’T KNOW JACK party experience. This brand new game
features new questions, a new question type and the familiar fast-paced game
show experience that has made YOU DON’T KNOW JACK a worldwide hit. Developed
by Jellyvision, Inc. and published by Sierra’s Casual Entertainment Division,
the YOU DON’T KNOW JACK award-winning series of trivia games has sold over 2.5
million units since 1998. *


of YOU DON’T KNOW JACK have requested Internet play for some time. With the
online play in YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 5th Dementia, we’ve taken this hit trivia
party game and expanded the family room to include the world," said John
Friederich, senior brand manager for Sierra. "Millions of people are
going to meet and experience the brand like never before. We’ve heard rumors,
now don’t quote me on this, that spontaneous celebrations are breaking out all
over the world. We think there is a direct link to the release of YOU DON’T
KNOW JACK 5th Dementia."

family, strangers… and even strange family friends… will be able to play
YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 5th Dementia 24 hours a day online or at home," said
David Houghtaling, director for Jellyvision. "It’s the logical evolution
for the series that’s going to blow the doors open for even greater surprises
to come."


DON’T KNOW JACK 5th Dementia is the first PC game in the game show and trivia
categories to have on-line multiplayer competition, as players will be able to
play YOU DON’T KNOW JACK on the Internet. The first new YOU DON’T KNOW JACK
game in over two years features new hilarious pop culture and high culture
questions served up by a sarcastic host. The game also introduces the new Bug
Out(tm) question type. In addition, players will have the added capability of
selecting their own individual player icons.


now for $29.95 MSRP, YOU DON’T KNOW JACK 5th Dementia runs on Windows(
95/98/2000/ME. It can be ordered directly by calling 1-800-757-7707 or by
visiting Sierra will also publish YOU DON’T KNOW JACK Mock 2
for the PlayStation(r) game console, due to release in November 2000. YOU
DON’T KNOW JACK Snack Pack, which shipped in September, contains full versions
of YOU DON’T KNOW JACK Volume 1, Television, Movies and The Ride. YOU DON’T
KNOW JACK Snack Pack, available as a Macintosh and Windows 95/98 compatible
CD-ROM, represents a great value at $39.99 MSRP. For more information on the
YOU DON’T KNOW JACK product line, visit


( is a creative company specializing in the invention of
completely original interactive experiences. The company is pioneering a new
form of interactivity that, unlike a web site, is a full-screen, audio-visual
experience, with the pacing and creative production values of television to
engage a mass audience. Jellyvision’s staff of 65 is organized more like a
film production house than a software company. It employs an exceptionally
talented group of writers, artists, musicians, performers, designer/directors
and a creative engineering staff who understand that creating successful
interactive experiences comes not from glorifying technology, but making it
invisible, so the audience can be fully immersed in the experience.

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, 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.


figures according to PC Data.




Sierra On-Line, Inc. All software, text, sound and screen graphics (c) 2000
Jellyvision, Inc. All Rights Reserved. YOU DON’T KNOW JACK, Jellyvision and
the Jellyvision logo are registered trademarks of Jellyvision, Inc. Bug Out
and 5th Dementia are trademarks of Jellyvision, Inc. Any other trademarks are
the property of their respective owners.