ACTIVISION PREPARES TO BEAM
STAR TREK: VOYAGER® ELITE FORCE ONTO RETAIL SHELVES
Set Phasers To Frag, Raven And Activision's First-Person Shooter Featuring
The Crew Of Star Trek: Voyager, Has Gone Gold
Santa Monica, CA - August 28, 2000 - Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced
today that the highly anticipated Star Trek® first-person shooter, Star
Trek: Voyager Elite Force, has gone gold. Developed by Raven Software, Star
Trek: Voyager Elite Force puts the player in the role of Ensign Munro, second
in command of Voyager's elite Hazard Team security force. Through the game's
ten single-player campaigns and over 30 missions, players will battle against
both new and familiar enemies, including the Borg, Klingon, Hirogen and more.
The title, which has been sent into manufacturing, is expected to be available
on September 20, 2000 for a suggested retail price of $49.99.
As in the TV series, missions include team and solo assignments. Players will
interact with characters from the show that offer insights and assist the player,
and with new characters that make up the rest of the Hazard Team and assist
in battles with hostile aliens. Powered by the QUAKE III Arena engine Star Trek:
Voyager Elite Force, fuses cutting edge graphics with authentic sound effects
and visuals from the television show, for the ultimate experience in Star Trek
The Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force is rated "T" (Teen -- Animated
Violence) by the ESRB.
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home of Star Trek at www.startrek.com.
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fiscal year ended March 31, 2000.
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