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Vivendi Games Rolls Out Top Tier Product At E3

Vivendi Games (VG) rolled out its top tier lineup at E3 last week. Among the companys highly anticipated titles shown during E3 was Blizzard Ent.s WORLD OF WARCRAFT: THE BURNING CRUSADE, the expansion pack to the worlds most popular massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG). Sierra Ent. also highlighted new titles, including SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS, which was shown in a theater that recreates the infamous mansion balcony shoot-out from the iconic film starring Al Pacino; ERAGON, based on the best-selling novel and upcoming feature film from 20th Century Fox. Fox and Vivendi Games previewed exclusive footage from the movie and presented the game in the ERAGON Theater. Sierra also debuted F.E.A.R. 360, the critically acclaimed 2005 PC title being released on Xbox 360, as well as several other exciting Sierra titles.

Vivendi Games has emerged as a leader in top quality interactive entertainment with the number one position in the MMORPG market, and leading positions in PC and console. We are thrilled to present a spectacular E3 roster of original properties and entertainment licenses, which reflect the creativity and innovation that are cornerstones of our work, said Bruce Hack, ceo of Vivendi Games.

Other major E3 releases from Sierra Ent. include TIMESHIFT for Xbox 360, PC titles WORLD IN CONFLICT, CAESAR IV and F.E.A.R. EXTRACTION POINT, the expansion pack to F.E.A.R., and PSP titles 50 CENT: BULLETPROOF G UNIT EDITION and MIAMI VICE THE GAME. VGs new Sierra Online division will highlight FREESTYLE STREET BASKETBALL, one of the most popular games in Korea, and Vivendi Games Mobile will showcase new mobile titles.

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: THE BURNING CRUSADE takes up where WORLD OF WARCRAFT left off, with the races of the Horde and the Alliance continuing to rebuild their lives among the shattered lands of Azeroth. Amid the fragile peace that exists between the factions come rumors that the Burning Legions age-old war against Azeroth the so-called Burning Crusade has been rekindled and threatens to consume the world in another firestorm of war and strife. Additional news, including details on the highly anticipated beta-test and expected release dates for each region, will be announced in the coming months.

SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS is an open-world action game that puts players in the epic role of Tony Montana. Featuring an all-star Hollywood cast and an original script penned by writer David McKenna, the creator of AMERICAN HISTORY X and BLOW, SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS will bring Tony Montana to life in an authentic SCARFACE experience.

Vivendi Games ( is a global developer, publisher and distributor of multi-platform interactive entertainment. The company is the leader in the subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing games (MMORPG) category, holds leading positions in the PC, console, handheld and mobile games markets and is an emerging player in casual online games. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting business in 75 countries.

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