Game, Set, Match - Snoopy(TM) Plays Tennis!

Infogrames, Inc. Serves Up The Peanuts(R) Gang in Their First Video Game

For Game Boy(R) Color



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Infogrames, Inc.

    LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, Infogrames, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   IFGM) serves up the very first Peanuts video game, Snoopy Tennis for
 Game Boy Color.  Featuring 12 of the best-loved Peanuts characters including
 Snoopy(TM), Charlie Brown(TM), Lucy(TM), Linus(TM), Franklin(TM), Sally(TM),
 Schroeder(TM) and Peppermint Patty(TM), Snoopy Tennis brings one of the most
 popular comic strips of all time to life.
     Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are faithfully
 recreated in the first Peanuts offering under Infogrames' license agreement
 with United Media.  Featuring 2-player matches, kids can challenge their
 friends to an exciting battle of groundstrokes and volleys.  Additionally,
 there are five different ways to play -- Normal Tennis, Power-Up Mode, Points
 Race, Sudden Win and Squash.  Choosing from nine different courts in a variety
 of exciting locations, Snoopy Tennis combines the exhilaration of fast-paced,
 tennis action with the familiarity of 50 years of Peanuts tradition to create
 a wonderful gaming experience for kids of all ages.
     Infogrames, Inc. is supporting the release of Snoopy Tennis with a fully
 integrated marketing campaign designed to maximize consumer awareness.
 Activity includes; print and radio advertising, a national FSI and online
 promotion with Welch's, and homepage sponsorship of snoopy.com.  Developed by
 Mermaid Studios, Snoopy Tennis is available at most major retail outlets for
 $29.95 E.R.P.
 
     Snoopy Tennis key features:
 
     -- 12 playable Peanuts characters, including Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy,
        Linus, Franklin, Sally, Schroeder and Peppermint Patty, plus 4
        unlockable characters -- Rerun(TM), Marcie(TM), Pig Pen(TM) and
        Woodstock(TM)
     -- 9 dazzling courts -- 4 Peanuts-inspired courts, 4 tournament courts and
        1 squash court
     -- Championship Mode
     -- 5 unique ways to play -- Normal Tennis, Power-Up Mode, Points Race,
        Sudden Win and Squash
     -- 2-Player Mode offers exciting head-to-head action with Game(R) Link
 
     About Infogrames
     Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq:   IFGM) is a leading publisher and distributor of
 video games for consoles (Sony, Sega, Nintendo, and Microsoft), personal
 computers and Macintosh systems.  The company's award-winning franchises
 include Alone In The Dark, Driver, Deer Hunter, Test Drive, and Unreal.
 Infogrames Inc.'s Humongous Entertainment division is a leader in children's
 entertainment software and its Macintosh publishing label, Macsoft, is the
 number one publisher of Macintosh entertainment software.  Based in New York,
 NY, Infogrames, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames
 Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257) and serves as the headquarters for the
 company's operations in North America.
     Founded in 1983, Infogrames Entertainment SA is a global publisher and
 distributor of video games for all platforms, as well as interactive digital
 television, mobile smart devices (WAP, HDML) and in-flight entertainment
 systems.  With Infogrames Entertainment SA's recent acquisition of Hasbro
 Interactive, the company now boasts a line of software based on well-known
 licenses such as Monopoly, Jeopardy, Tonka, and Atari.
     For more information, visit Infogrames' US Web site at
 www.us.infogrames.com.
 
     About United Media
     United Media (UM) is a worldwide licensing and syndication company that
 focuses on building brand equity around a wide range of creative content.  UM
 recently partnered with Copyrights Group Limited to handle its portfolio of
 characters, including the World of Beatrix Potter, Maisy, Spot, and Paddington
 Bear.  It also signed to represent Precious Moments.  UM licenses and/or
 syndicates other properties, including PEANUTS, Dilbert, Nancy and Sluggo,
 MIFFY, Raggedy Ann & Andy, and Rainbow Fish.  United Media is an E.W. Scripps
 Company.
 
 

SOURCE Infogrames, Inc.
    LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, Infogrames, Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   IFGM) serves up the very first Peanuts video game, Snoopy Tennis for
 Game Boy Color.  Featuring 12 of the best-loved Peanuts characters including
 Snoopy(TM), Charlie Brown(TM), Lucy(TM), Linus(TM), Franklin(TM), Sally(TM),
 Schroeder(TM) and Peppermint Patty(TM), Snoopy Tennis brings one of the most
 popular comic strips of all time to life.
     Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang are faithfully
 recreated in the first Peanuts offering under Infogrames' license agreement
 with United Media.  Featuring 2-player matches, kids can challenge their
 friends to an exciting battle of groundstrokes and volleys.  Additionally,
 there are five different ways to play -- Normal Tennis, Power-Up Mode, Points
 Race, Sudden Win and Squash.  Choosing from nine different courts in a variety
 of exciting locations, Snoopy Tennis combines the exhilaration of fast-paced,
 tennis action with the familiarity of 50 years of Peanuts tradition to create
 a wonderful gaming experience for kids of all ages.
     Infogrames, Inc. is supporting the release of Snoopy Tennis with a fully
 integrated marketing campaign designed to maximize consumer awareness.
 Activity includes; print and radio advertising, a national FSI and online
 promotion with Welch's, and homepage sponsorship of snoopy.com.  Developed by
 Mermaid Studios, Snoopy Tennis is available at most major retail outlets for
 $29.95 E.R.P.
 
     Snoopy Tennis key features:
 
     -- 12 playable Peanuts characters, including Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy,
        Linus, Franklin, Sally, Schroeder and Peppermint Patty, plus 4
        unlockable characters -- Rerun(TM), Marcie(TM), Pig Pen(TM) and
        Woodstock(TM)
     -- 9 dazzling courts -- 4 Peanuts-inspired courts, 4 tournament courts and
        1 squash court
     -- Championship Mode
     -- 5 unique ways to play -- Normal Tennis, Power-Up Mode, Points Race,
        Sudden Win and Squash
     -- 2-Player Mode offers exciting head-to-head action with Game(R) Link
 
     About Infogrames
     Infogrames, Inc. (Nasdaq:   IFGM) is a leading publisher and distributor of
 video games for consoles (Sony, Sega, Nintendo, and Microsoft), personal
 computers and Macintosh systems.  The company's award-winning franchises
 include Alone In The Dark, Driver, Deer Hunter, Test Drive, and Unreal.
 Infogrames Inc.'s Humongous Entertainment division is a leader in children's
 entertainment software and its Macintosh publishing label, Macsoft, is the
 number one publisher of Macintosh entertainment software.  Based in New York,
 NY, Infogrames, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames
 Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257) and serves as the headquarters for the
 company's operations in North America.
     Founded in 1983, Infogrames Entertainment SA is a global publisher and
 distributor of video games for all platforms, as well as interactive digital
 television, mobile smart devices (WAP, HDML) and in-flight entertainment
 systems.  With Infogrames Entertainment SA's recent acquisition of Hasbro
 Interactive, the company now boasts a line of software based on well-known
 licenses such as Monopoly, Jeopardy, Tonka, and Atari.
     For more information, visit Infogrames' US Web site at
 www.us.infogrames.com.
 
     About United Media
     United Media (UM) is a worldwide licensing and syndication company that
 focuses on building brand equity around a wide range of creative content.  UM
 recently partnered with Copyrights Group Limited to handle its portfolio of
 characters, including the World of Beatrix Potter, Maisy, Spot, and Paddington
 Bear.  It also signed to represent Precious Moments.  UM licenses and/or
 syndicates other properties, including PEANUTS, Dilbert, Nancy and Sluggo,
 MIFFY, Raggedy Ann & Andy, and Rainbow Fish.  United Media is an E.W. Scripps
 Company.
 
 SOURCE  Infogrames, Inc.