Extreme-G2 Press Release

Michelle Seebach
Acclaim Entertainment
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Acclaim Ships Futuristic N64 Racer Extreme-G2

Sequel to the "Fastest Racing Game Ever" Revs into Stores November 17

Glen Cove, N.Y., November 3, 1998 - Race fans, prepare to start your engines! Acclaim Entertainment (NASDAQ: AKLM), a leading worldwide interactive entertainment company, today announced that Extreme-G2 will ship to stores on November 17. Extreme-G2 is the sequel to last year's hit racing title, Extreme-G, that sold over 700,000 units.

Developed by Acclaim's Probe Studio, Extreme-G2 puts players in the driver's seat of heavily armed cybercycles and tests their high-speed racing skills in 12 unique environments including underwater caverns, bubbling marshes and extreme cityscapes. While maneuvering the incredible twisting, roller-coaster-like tracks, players make a run for the finish line using a variety of weapons against competitors such as the Rear Firing Rocket or the Homing Missle. Extreme-G2 also features increased acceleration speeds, new characters, hidden secrets and dynamic lighting that illuminates the environment with weapon fire.

"Extreme-G2 builds on the strengths of its predecessor and offers fans of the genre an incredibly fast-paced, futuristic racing experience that is second to none," says Don Jackson, product manager. "With its intense electronic soundtrack, improved handling, heart-throbbing multiplayer action and incredible graphics, Extreme-G2 is the ultimate in futuristic racing games and a must-have for any gamer's collection."

In Extreme-G2, players can also:

  • Experience Extreme-G2's improved game engine
  • Race on 36 all new twisting and turning tracks
  • Engage in intense multiplayer action: head-to-head, battle arena, and challenge modes
  • Choose from a greater variety of weapons including the all new Leader Missle and Magnetic Mine
  • Race on 12 futuristic bikes with improved control and handling
  • Check out Extreme-G2's enhanced tracks - these are wider and longer
  • See far in the distance with reduced fogging
  • Engage in multiplayer battle mode and enjoy new arenas and high performance tanks
  • Race against your previous best time using the Ghost Racer feature
  • Plug in the Rumble Rak to get the feel of the road

Buy Extreme-G2 Online

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Acclaim Entertainment Background Information

Based in Glen Cove, NY, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher of software for Nintendo, Sony, Sega and personal computer hardware systems. Acclaim also publishes comic books, operates motion capture studios and distributes a variety of entertainment software from other publishers worldwide. Visit Acclaim's Web site at
http://www.acclaim.net .