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Activision Press Release - Nov 15, 2007
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 15, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rev your
engines! Monster truck super-stardom awaits with the release of Activision,
Inc.'s (NASDAQ:ATVI) Monster Jam(R) video game. Based on the world's leading
monster truck series, Monster Jam thrusts players into the driver's seat of all
their favorite monster trucks to compete in intense stadium racing, stadium
freestyle, and outdoor battles, as well as the quest to qualify for the world
finals in Las Vegas and be crowned the Monster Jam world champion.
"If you've never attended a Monster Jam show or witnessed one on television, the
heart-pounding action of monster truck racing is a truly exhilarating
experience," said David Oxford, Activision, Inc. "In Monster Jam, players can
assume the role they've been fantasizing about for years by stepping into 20 of
the world's most famous monster trucks and desolating all opponents on their way
to the top."
Monster Jam allows players to compete in authentic Monster Jam stadium events
and drive the biggest and baddest monster trucks in the sport, including Grave
Digger(R), Maximum Destruction(R), Monster Mutt(R), El Toro Loco(R) and Blue
Thunder(R). Additionally, the game features destructible environments and
lifelike physics in over 20 indoor and outdoor race tracks, offering single or
multiplayer modes for split-screen mayhem. Total destruction is sure to follow
as players crush cars, catch massive air, and perform death-defying stunts on
their way to become the ultimate Monster Jam world champion.
Monster Jam, which is published by Activision Minneapolis, is available now on
the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for a
suggested retail price of $49.99 and the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment
system, Windows PC for and the Nintendo DS(TM) for $29.99. The game will also be
available on the Wii(TM) home video game system for $49.99 on November 21, 2007.
The game is rated "E" (Everyone) by the ESRB.
About Activision, Inc.
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 $1.5
billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France,
Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and
South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on
the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.
About Monster Jam(R)
Monster Jam(R) owned by Live Nation, is the world's leading monster truck tour.
With more than 250 live performances a year at the world's premier stadiums and
arenas domestically and internationally, Monster Jam features world-renowned
marquee monster trucks, including Grave Digger(R), Maximum Destruction(R), Blue
Thunder(R), El Toro Loco(R), Monster Mutt(R) and Captain's Curse(TM) while
attracting over four million fans a year. The Thunder National series is the
non-dirt monster truck tour that runs in conjunction with Monster Jam and is
sanctioned by the USHRA. For more information on Monster Jam and Thunder
Nationals, log on to www.MonsterJamOnLine.com.
Live Nation is the world's largest live music company. Our mission is to inspire
passion for live music around the world. We are the largest promoter of live
concerts in the world, the second-largest entertainment venue management company
and have a rapidly growing online presence. We create superior experiences for
artists and fans, regularly producing tours for the biggest superstars in the
business, including The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, U2 and
Coldplay. Globally, we own, operate, have booking rights for and/or have an
equity interest in more than 160 venues, including House of Blues(R) music
venues and prestigious locations such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at
Jones Beach in New York and London's Wembley Arena. Our websites collectively
are the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the United States,
according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In addition, we also produce, promote or host
theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment events. In
2006, we connected nearly 60 million fans with their favorite performers at
approximately 26,000 events in 18 countries around the world. Headquartered in
Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange,
trading under the symbol "LYV." For more information regarding Live Nation and
its businesses or concerts near you, please visit our website at
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SOURCE: Activision, Inc.
Activision Publishing, Inc.
Jeff Muench, Brand Manager, 952-918-9494
Monster Jam Trucks found in the Monster Jam Game Published by Activision
Grave Digger 25th Anniversary Chrome
Monster Mutt Dalmatian
El Toro Loco
What can you do in the Monster Jam Game?
Sprint Racing - It's like a real MONSTER JAM racing event in
the stadiums. Two trucks, Realistic Tracks.
Freestyle - Just like the freestyle in the televised MONSTER JAM events.
You are timed, and have to perform the best to win.
Outdoor Racing - Race Off-road in MONSTER JAM style. Six
trucks race in outdoor races.
You can win both Racing and Freestyle World Championships in Las Vegas,
Nevada's Sam Boyd Stadium. You have to win both to be called the World Champion!
Object to the Video Game
Perform in enough MONSTER JAM events to unlock
the ultimate Monster Jam venue, LAS VEGAS. Win at Las Vegas and you are
the MONSTER JAM World Champion!
Activision's Monster Plan
It was bound to happen. Live Nation's (NYSE: LYV) Monster Jam series of
traveling monster-truck shows will now be coming to a video game console near
Monster Jam Video Game Announced
Santa Monica, CA – March 21, 2007 – Activision Publishing, Inc, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI ), announced today that it has
signed a multi-year agreement which grants the company exclusive worldwide
rights to develop and distribute video games on all platforms based on Live
Nation’s (NYSE: LYV) Monster Jam series.
Activision to make Monster Jam
Publisher signs an exclusive multiyear agreement for the rights to the games for
the series featuring larger-than-life lorries.
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- Bigger and Better than Ever, the 12th annual All
Breeds Jeep Show in York PA proved to be the
best yet in it's 12 years with an incredible
number of Jeeps, vendors, activities, and action
on the course. Enough to get any Jeep
fanatic's blood pumping.
The show was July 21, 22, 2007 Saturday & Sunday
and took place at the York Expo Center - York, PA.
Scenes from the Event.
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truck as it worked it's extra flex into a great score for a 118 inch wheelbase
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