Bust-A-Move '99 Press Release

Michelle Seebach
Acclaim Entertainment
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Acclaim's Bust-A-Move '99 Brings Bubble-Bursting Fun To The Nintendo 64 and PlayStation This April

Latest Edition Of Popular Puzzle Game Provides Hours of Addicting Gameplay

Glen Cove, NY (February 16, 1999) -- Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKLM), a worldwide interactive entertainment company, today announced the upcoming April release of Bust-A-Move '99 for the N64 and PlayStation. A well-established brand in the popular puzzle game category, Bust-A-Move '99 is the latest addition to the premier puzzle series that features intense multiplayer action and all new levels and characters.

"For the first time ever, Bust-A-Move fans can experience four-player action on the N64. Players can also enjoy more of everything they like about the series - more gameplay, more levels, and the ability to create your own puzzles," said Christina Recchio, assistant product manager at Acclaim Entertainment. "Kids of all ages will enjoy hours of Bust-A-Move '99's unrivaled, puzzle excitement."

In Bust-A-Move '99, players must free eight characters trapped in Bubble World by a mysterious spell cast by Dunk, Bubble World's magical master. The only way to free Dunk's victims is by battling brain-busting boards of bubbles.

Bust-A-Move '99 features all new graphics, new bubbles, and obstructive blocks. The N64 version offers four-player head to-head competition and rumble pack support. Both the N64 and PlayStation games feature several different modes to test out players skills including: Challenge, CPU, Edit, Win Contest, Collection and Head-to-Head Modes.

Bust-A-Move '99's Edit Mode allows players to create their own puzzles and save them to a memory card, and the Challenge mode evaluates gamers' play. The Collection mode provides access to over 1,000 of the best Bust-A-Move puzzles ever created.

Bust-A-Move '99 will be supported by a national print campaign in all the gaming publications, as well as a major online and consumer promotion campaign.

Acclaim Entertainment Background Information
Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and mass marketer of software for use with interactive entertainment platforms including Nintendo, Sony and Sega hardware systems, and PCs. Acclaim owns and operates four studios located in the United States and the United Kingdom, and publishes and distributes its software directly in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Australia. Acclaim also distributes entertainment software for other publishers worldwide, and publishes comic books and software strategy guides. Acclaim's company objectives are to produce high quality interactive entertainment software, build and maintain brands, and build shareholder value. Acclaim's headquarters are in Glen Cove, New York and Acclaim's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol AKLM. For more information please visit our website at www.acclaim.net.