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Sierra Ent. Unleashes The Dragon In Eragon The Videogame

Sierra Ent. announced that the videogame ERAGON, based on the upcoming film from 20th Century Fox is available at retailers nationwide. In ERAGON the videogame, players will immerse themselves in the mythical world of Alagaesia and fulfill their destiny as a Dragon Rider. The game features the voice talents and likenesses from the film's star-filled cast, including Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Garrett Hedlund and Robert Carlyle.

"We are excited to capture the adventure and beauty of ERAGON for fans worldwide and to create an interactive experience authentic to the ERAGON universe in the official videogame of the 20th Century Fox film," said Cindy Cook, chief strategy and marketing officer for Vivendi Games. "Gamers will also have the ability to enter the ERAGON adventure via multiple gaming platforms, from the comfort of their home with the console and PC versions as well as on the go with handheld and mobile RPGs."

Elie Dekel, evp, Fox Licensing & Merchandising, added, "The world imagined in ERAGON is one that is perfectly suited for the interactive platform and we can't wait for gamers to experience this rich universe in advance of the film. We think it will serve as the perfect entrée into this fantastic film."

"Our relationship with Fox has proven successful with hit titles such as ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN and ROBOTS," said Pascal Brochier president, global retail for Vivendi Games. "ERAGON shares the same successful DNA and we expect fans and retailers globally to embrace this wonderful interactive interpretation."

The game immerses the player in a magical world of dragons, destiny and adventure. As they fulfill their destiny as a Dragon Rider, gamers will engage in battles with an magic-based combat system, including finishing moves, multiple grapples and unique counter attacks. The adventure is heightened with dragon flight-based combat and dragon summon attacks. Fantasy fans can also share the adventure with two player co-op gameplay.

Developed by Stormfront Studios, ERAGON is available on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. Developed by Amaze, ERAGON is also available on the Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS and PSP. Developed by Kaolink, ERAGON the mobile game will be available on major carriers by early December.

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