WWF War Zone Press Release

Michael Meyers
Acclaim Entertainment

Acclaim Sports Launches WWF War Zone For Nintendo 64

Hot On Heels Of Playstation Hit, WWF War Zone for Nintendo 64 ships August 11th

Glen Cove, N.Y., August 11, 1998 -- Acclaim Sports, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKLM), a leading worldwide interactive entertainment company, announced this morning that WWF War Zone for the Nintendo 64 is shipping today. The PlayStation version shipped Friday, July 24 to incredible consumer demand.

"We haven't seen a weekend like this since the release of Final Fantasy VII. It is unprecedented that we should have such a big weekend in late July," said Dan DeMatteo, president of Babbages, Etc. commenting on the recent War Zone PlayStation launch.

"WWF War Zone for PlayStation is our number one selling title," said Chris Armstrong, buyer for Toys 'R' Us. "Between Jeremy McGrath Supercross 98 and WWF War Zone, Acclaim has firmly established itself as a strong PlayStation publisher. We are eagerly anticipating the launch of the Nintendo 64 version this week."

WWF War Zone joins the roster of popular Acclaim Sports titles including NFL Quarterback Club 98, the number one selling Nintendo 64 sports game in 1997, and the recently release All-Star Baseball 99 and Jeremy McGrath Supercross 98. On deck from the Acclaim Sports team is NFL Quarterback Club 99 shipping in September, and NBA Jam 99 and NHL Breakaway 99 coming in November.

"WWF War Zone is just the start of our outstanding fall sports line-up." said Paul Eibeler vice president and general manger of Acclaim North America. "We're very pleased by the response we are receiving from retail and consumers alike. "

WWF War Zone is backed by major marketing support, including national TV and print advertising, and in-arena promotions. A strategy guide from Acclaim Publishing and WWF War Zone for Game Boy is also currently available. Acclaim Sports is already developing a WWF licensed follow-up to WWF War Zone which will ship in 1999. Acclaim's World Wrestling Federation license will not be renewed after its expiration on November 15, 1999. The proprietary game engine will be utilized for a sequel WWF title in '99 and additional wrestling games to be announced.

Based in Glen Cove, N.Y., 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,
http://www.acclaim.net .

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