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Acclaim Promotes Nigel Cook To VP, Studio Head

ACCLAIM ENTERTAINMENT INC., a leading worldwide interactive entertainment

company, announced that NIGEL COOK has been promoted to vice president,

studio head of Acclaim Studio Austin. Cook will oversee the management of

the Austin facility, including product releases, personnel development and

process improvement. Previously, Cook was VP of product development and

design at Acclaim. In this position, he oversaw creative development and

design at all Acclaim Studios. Cook was responsible for developing many of

Acclaim's key titles such as: TUROK 3: SHADOW OF OBLIVION; TUROK - RAGE

WARS; TUROK 2 - SEEDS OF EVIL; TUROK DINOSAUR HUNTER; ARMORINES; SHADOW

MAN; RE-VOLT; SOUTH PARK CHEF'S LUV SHACK; SOUTH PARK; FORSAKEN; NFL

QUARTERBACK CLUB; and ALL-STAR BASEBALL. Cook also helped develop internal

game ideas, concepts, treatments and full-designs. Earlier, Cook was

executive creative director at the Austin Studio. Before Acclaim, Cook

worked at Iguana Entertainment, where he began as a game designer, and was

promoted to creative director and later on to project manager.

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