FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE SEARCH IS OVER!
HEART OF DARKNESS™ HITS RETAIL
SEPTEMBER 8, 1998!
(The fantastic Amazing Studio creation is now available to all audiences)
Tantrum, a division of Interplay Productions
(NASDAQ:IPLY), announced today the release of Heart of Darkness™, the
long awaited Amazing Studio creation that has turned the heads of major
motion picture producers. This cinema style, E-rated action/adventure is
available for the Sony PlayStation® console and Windows® 95/98 and
Windows NT 4.0/5.0 based PC's. In their joint venture with Infogrames
Multimedia, Tantrum/Interplay is publishing Heart of Darkness in North
America and Infogrames has published the title in Europe.
"We treated the development of Heart of Darkness like the development of an animated movie from beginning to end,"
As Andy, a young loner afraid of the dark,
gamers begin the Heart of Darkness experience on the receiving end of a
verbal lashing from an angry teacher.
"Heart of Darkness truly takes gaming to a new level of sophistication,"
Heart of Darkness marks the first PlayStation title ever to be entirely done in 16 million colors. Amazing Studio's website, http://www.heartofdarkness.com, is filled with the "cartoon" images and movies that give Heart of Darkness the feel of a true cinematic adventure.
Interplay Entertainment Corp. is a leading
developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment
software for both core gamers and the mass market. Interplay produces
titles for many of the most popular entertainment software platforms,
and currently balances its development efforts by publishing interactive
entertainment software for personal computers and current generation
video game consoles, such as the Sony PlayStation and Nintendo 64.
Interplay releases products through Interplay, Shiny Entertainment,
Tantrum, Black Isle Studios, VR Sports, Flat Cat, Tribal Dreams and its
affiliated labels. More comprehensive information on Interplay and its
products is available through its worldwide web site at http://www.interplay.com.
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