Scarface: the World Is Yours to Hit North American Retail Shelves October 8 Tony Montana's Return Features Pre-Order Print Giveaway and Special

'Collector's Edition' Version With Bonus Content



    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Entertainment, a division
 of Vivendi Games, will deliver Scarface: The World Is Yours, the hotly
 anticipated video game based on the 1983 film classic, to North American
 store shelves on October 8 for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment
 system, the Xbox(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and
 Windows PC. In addition, Scarface fans will have an opportunity to score
 additional Tony Montana merchandise and bonus material through a pre-order
 campaign and a special "Collector's Edition" of the game.
     Scarface: The World Is Yours is licensed by Universal Studios Consumer
 Products Group.
     "Sierra Entertainment is excited to announce that, beginning October 8,
 gamers can finally BECOME Tony Montana by playing what will surely be one
 of the most thrilling action games of the year, based on one of the most
 beloved franchises in film history," said Cindy Cook, chief strategy and
 marketing officer for Vivendi Games. "Scarface fanatics and action game
 enthusiasts alike are in for an extremely compelling combination of
 thrilling gameplay, a robust in-game soundtrack, customizable features and
 collectible bonus material that will transport gamers into Tony's world
 like never before."
     "Scarface: The World Is Yours is a fantastic example of fiction
 extension in a game," said Bill Kispert, vice president, interactive,
 Universal Studios. "While featuring an original storyline and intense new
 adventures and scenarios for Tony Montana, it remains painstakingly true to
 its beloved source material. We are excited to deliver the game to fans,
 both as a high-quality piece of standalone entertainment and as an
 authentic addition to the Scarface mythology."
     Fans who pre-order the game at participating retailers will receive a
 24" x 30" Scarface print created by L.A. Pop Art, depicting an iconic film
 scene created out of the text of the original motion picture script.
 Pre-orders are now being accepted at participating retailers.
     For the true Scarface fans, a Scarface: The World Is Yours Collector's
 Edition will be available in limited quantity for PlayStation 2. The
 Collector's Edition will include the entire game and a variety of extras
 packed into an exclusive metal case. The Collector's Edition will feature a
 bonus DVD including the "Making of the Game" behind-the-scenes documentary,
 a game walk-through with producer commentary, cast interviews and hints and
 tips, as well as a full map of the in-game world, game concept art and
 more.
     Scarface: The World Is Yours will plunge players deep into the seedy
 underbelly of 1980s Miami as the one-and-only Tony Montana. Players are
 challenged to re-enact the climactic mansion shoot-out from the original
 film, but in the game Tony survives. As Tony, they must then rebuild his
 fallen empire and seize vengeance on his enemies. The game features
 Hollywood film-caliber production values including an unprecedented
 Hollywood ensemble cast, a script penned by renowned script writer David
 McKenna ("American History X," "Blow"), industry-leading sound effects
 provided by Skywalker Sound and an enormous lineup of music from the 80s
 and current artists.
     Scarface: The World Is Yours is expected to be available in North
 American retail stores October 8 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox for an
 estimated retail price of $49.99, and for Windows PC for an estimated
 retail price of $39.99. The "Collector's Edition" version for PlayStation 2
 will ship at the same time for an estimated retail price of $59.99. Sierra
 Entertainment will also release Scarface: Money. Power. Respect., a unique
 game designed specifically for the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system
 that combines turn-based strategy gameplay with real-time combat, this
 October.
     For more information about Scarface: The World Is Yours, please visit
 the game's official Web site at www.scarfacegame.com.
     About Universal Studios Consumer Products Group
     Universal Studios Consumer Products Group (USCPG) is responsible for
 global licensing and retail strategies as well as building brand
 recognition of the extensive catalogue of NBC Universal properties.
 Universal Studios Consumer Products Group is a unit of NBC Universal, one
 of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the
 development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and
 information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining
 of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates
 a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion
 picture company, significant television production operations, a leading
 television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is
 80% owned by General Electric and 20% owned by Vivendi.
     About Vivendi Games
     Vivendi Games (www.vivendigames.com) 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. Vivendi Games' two principal studios and publishing
 labels include Blizzard Entertainment, headquartered in Irvine, CA, the
 creator of World of Warcraft(R), Diablo(R), StarCraft(R), and Warcraft(R);
 and Sierra Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, which includes
 Radical Entertainment, Swordfish Studios, High Moon Studios, and Massive
 Entertainment. Sierra's IPs include Crash Bandicoot(R), Spyro The
 Dragon(R), Empire Earth(R), SWAT(R), Darkwatch(TM), TimeShift(TM), Ground
 Control(R) and Leisure Suit Larry(R). Vivendi Games is also home to Vivendi
 Games Mobile, publishing games for the emerging mobile market, and Sierra
 Online, dedicated to publishing casual games for online play and
 distribution on all platforms. Vivendi Games maintains strategic
 relationships with industry leading content partners, including Universal
 Music Group, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox, and Ludlum
 Entertainment. The company has 16 offices around the world conducting
 business in 75 countries.
     "Scarface: The World Is Yours" interactive game (C) 2006 Vivendi Games,
 Inc. Scarface is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios. Licensed
 by Universal Studios Licensing LLLP. All Rights Reserved. "PlayStation",
 "PS" Family logo and "PSP" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer
 Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo(TM) may be required (sold separately).
 Microsoft, Xbox and the Xbox logos are either registered trademarks or
 trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or in other countries
 and are used under license from Microsoft.
 
 

SOURCE Sierra Entertainment

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