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Warner Bros. Interactive to Unleash 300 PSP Videogame

Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. announced 300: MARCH TO GLORY, based on Warner Bros. Pictures' film 300 and developed by Collision Studios, for PSP (PlayStation Portable) system simultaneously with the film in 2007.

The style and feel of the videogame was influenced by the 300 film, which is based on Frank Miller's graphic novel and directed by Zack Snyder (DAWN OF THE DEAD). The film's highly stylized production design, including live-action photography integrated with virtual environments and unique color treatments, create a surreal world in this retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, in which King Leonidas and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. The films vfx is being created by Animal Logic, Hybride Technologies and Hydraulx.

"The 300 film based on Frank Miller's graphic novel offers continual action and an intense storyline that lends itself to be a striking videogame," said Jason Hall, svp of Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. "With 300: MARCH TO GLORY we are bringing the battles and story to life in an interactive way, which will challenge and satisfy players so they won't be able to put their PSP system down."

"We are working with Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. to ensure 300: MARCH TO GLORY captures the look and action of the film while making it fun to play on the PSP system," added Philippe Erwin, exec producer of 300: MARCH TO GLORY for Collision Studios. "The source material allows for great freedom in making a game where the player can be strategic and heroic."

In the action packed 300: MARCH TO GLORY, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. and developed by Collision Studios, players take on the role of King Leonidas, who leads the brave 300 Spartans against Xerxes and his massive Persian army. The player, as Leonidas, uses their sword, spear and shield and the power of the soldiers in a battle to determine the very fate of western civilization. 300: MARCH TO GLORY will be a visceral experience focused on action and combat, allowing the player to fight both solo and in a phalanx alongside his fellow Spartans.

Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. Inc., a Warner Bros. Ent. Co., is a premier licensor and a developer of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including consoles, PC-based gaming and wireless applications.

Collision Studios is a leading developer of entertainment-based games across multiple platforms. Staffed by industry professionals from top tier developers and publishers, the team has worked on a variety of high profile franchises.