Beginning in April, GameSpy Industries, through their relationshipwith Disney Interactive, is launching the online multi-playercomponent of Disney Interactive's DISNEY'S ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE- SEARCH FOR THE JOURNAL, a specially created, free, 3D multi-playergame "prequel" to DISNEY'S ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE, which is slatedfor a June 15th theatrical release. GameSpy will host the onlinemulti-player gameplay for DISNEY'S ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE - SEARCHFOR THE JOURNAL prequel, as well as DISNEY'S ATLANTIS: THE LOSTEMPIRE - TRIAL BY FIRE, the follow-up, expanded retail version of thegame launching May 15th. Both games will be available through acustom ATLANTIS-themed version of the GameSpy Arcade(www.gamespyarcade.com). GameSpy's online multiplayer game servicecurrently has nearly one million consumers around the world."Consumers have always looked to Disney to create their mostimmersive entertainment experiences," said Mark Surfas, president andCEO, GameSpy Industries. "Good creative content transcends mediaplatforms, and we are delighted to be part of the ATLANTIS experienceDisney Interactive is delivering. GameSpy is proud to be enablingonline multi-player gameplay for DISNEY'S ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIREinteractive games."
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.