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Aliens vs. Predator on the GBA!

by Billy Berghammer - April 3, 2002, 9:23 am EST

Another classic heads to the portable love we call the GBA.

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Ubi Soft Partners With Fox Interactive To Bring Aliens vs. Predator To The Game Boy® Advance

3 April 2002 – Ubi Soft® Entertainment, one of the world’s leading video game publishers, announced today a worldwide deal with 20th Century Fox to develop the popular game Aliens vs. Predator for the first time ever on the Game Boy® Advance hand-held video game system. Ubi Soft has acquired the rights to develop Aliens vs. Predator until 2003. Aliens vs. Predator is a successful gaming franchise, having sold over 1 million copies on PC worldwide.

Aliens vs. Predator is a unique concept, featuring characters from the thrilling films “Aliens” and “Predator.” Aliens vs. Predator pits the three most dangerous species in the universe against each other in a battle for the ultimate prize – survival. Playing as a Colonial Marine, a Predator or an Alien, players stalk their way through intense and terrifying environments.

“This game allows players to experience numerous levels of action and terror and we are looking forward to creating a hand-held version that captures all the excitement of these sci-fi thrillers,” said Laurent Detoc, president of Ubi Soft Entertainment Inc.

“Aliens vs. Predator has been one of Fox Interactive’s most successful game franchises and we are pleased to be partnering with Ubi Soft for its debut on Game Boy Advance,” stated Steve Bersch, president of Fox Interactive.

Game Boy Advance and the Game Boy Advance logo are trademarks of Nintendo.

(C) 2002 Nintendo.

About Fox Interactive

Fox Interactive, an operating unit of Fox Filmed Entertainment, a News Corporation company, is committed to producing a full range of bold and engaging interactive entertainment. The company produces and co-publishes computer and video game software based on Fox franchises as well as new and original properties. Fox Interactive games feature a number of the company’s television and movie properties including The Simpsons, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Die Hard, and The X-Files. Original properties such as No One Lives Forever have garnered critical acclaim and received Game of the Year awards from enthusiasts’ magazines worldwide.

About Ubi Soft® Entertainment

Ubi Soft Entertainment is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubi Soft's strong and diversified line-up has grown considerably, as has Ubi Soft itself. As well as steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubi Soft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubi Soft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 21 different countries including the United States, Brazil, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers around the world. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com.

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