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Red Carpet Rolled Out for the Movies: Stunts & Effects Expansion Pack

Activision Inc. and Lionhead Studios have shipped THE MOVIES: STUNTS & EFFECTS EXPANSION PACK to retail stores nationwide. Building on THE MOVIES' critically acclaimed gameplay, THE MOVIES: STUNTS & EFFECTS EXPANSION PACK gives players the tools to turn ordinary scripts into blockbuster films with the addition of stuntmen, visual effects, a variety of dangerous stunts, a movie-making toolset, impressive new sets and an innovative "Freecam Mode" that allows players to adjust the camera location, angle, field of view and path.

"THE MOVIES: STUNTS & EFFECTS EXPANSION PACK allows players to create scenes that will have audiences on the edge their seats," said Dusty Welch, vp of global brand management, Activision Inc. "From car scenes that end in epic explosions to sci-fi thrillers that feature alien spaceships destroying an entire city, THE MOVIES: STUNTS & EFFECTS gives fans what they need to make runaway smash hits."

The expansion pack allows players to enhance each scene with a variety of options, including stunts and various particle and visual effects such as fireball explosions, shattering glass, smoke and lasers. Miniature sets, bluescreens and greenscreens add to the spectacular action with dramatic sweeping angles, larger-than-life scale and the illusion of flying across diverse landscapes. Gamers are further immersed into the Hollywood lifestyle as they train and manage stuntmen, as well as compete for industry awards and achievements by uploading their movies to for the entire world to see.

THE MOVIES: STUNTS & EFFECTS EXPANSION PACK is available for Windows PC for $29.99 and is rated "T" (Teen with blood and gore, crude humor, mild language, sexual themes, use of alcohol and tobacco, and violence) by the ESRB.

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Lionhead Studios is based in Guildford, Great Britain, and was founded in 1997. The company's first game, BLACK & WHITE for PC, was released in 2001, and worldwide sales of it have topped 2 million copies. Its second game, FABLE for Xbox, has also sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, making it one of the top-selling Xbox titles of all time. For more information, visit

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain and the Netherlands. More information can be found at

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