Interplay Entertainment Fourth Quarter 2000 and Year End Earnings Conference Call

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Interplay Entertainment

    IRVINE, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Please join CEO, Brian Fargo and
 CFO, Manny Marrero for Interplay Entertainment's (Nasdaq: IPLY) fourth quarter
 and year end results for fiscal year 2000 conference call.  The Company will
 discuss fourth quarter and year end results, recent financial capitalization,
 and preview the forward-looking plan for the remainder of 2001.  The details
 for the earnings call are as follows:
 
     -- Date: April 16, 2001
     -- Time: 1:30 p.m. Pacific (4:30 p.m. Eastern)
     -- Dial-in Numbers: Domestic: (800) 633-8540
     -- International: (212) 346-7495
     -- Internet Simulcast:
     -- http://webcast.themeetingson.com/webcast.jsp?reservation=18628526
 
     Call the conference telephone number prior to the start time.  An operator
 will check your name and organization and ask you to wait until the call
 begins.  If you have difficulty connecting with conference call numbers,
 please call (949) 574-3860.  You may also participate in the call through the
 Internet by accessing the site listed above.
     A replay of the conference call will be available for 48 hours beginning
 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time on April 16, 2001
 
     -- Domestic (800) 633-8284 Reservation #18628526
     -- International (858) 812-6440 Reservation # 18628526
 
     If you have any questions prior to the conference call, contact Chris
 Rosgen or Patrick Sutton at (949) 574-3860.
 
     About Interplay Entertainment
     Interplay Entertainment Corporation is a leading developer, publisher and
 distributor of interactive entertainment software for both core gamers and the
 mass market.  Interplay currently balances its development efforts by
 publishing for personal computers and current generation video game consoles.
 Interplay releases products through Interplay, Shiny Entertainment, Digital
 Mayhem, Black Isle Studios, 14 Degrees East, its distribution partner and its
 wholly owned subsidiary, Interplay OEM, Inc.  More comprehensive information
 on Interplay and its products is available through its worldwide web site at
 http://www.interplay.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995:
     The operating results for the quarter are preliminary and subject to
 change.  This release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and
 uncertainties that may cause actual future events or results to differ
 materially and adversely from those described in the forward-looking
 statements.  For example, there can be no assurance that the Company's current
 scheduled titles will ship in the projected time frame or that they will be as
 popular as the Company presently anticipates or that the Company will be able
 to increase the number of console titles it releases.  Additional important
 factors that may cause a difference between projected and actual results for
 Interplay include, but are not limited to, future capital requirements, that
 equity or bank financing will be available on terms satisfactory to the
 company or at all, risks of loss of the Company's listing on the Nasdaq
 National Market, risk of delays in development and introduction of new
 products, dependence on new product introduction which achieve significant
 market acceptance and the uncertainties of consumer preferences, risks of
 product returns and markdown allowances, dependence on third party software
 developers for a significant portion of new products, risks of rapid
 technologic change and platform change, intense competition, seasonality,
 risks of product defects and resulting returns, dependence upon licenses from
 third parties, risks associated with, dependence upon third party
 distribution, dependence upon key personnel and risks associated with
 international business, intellectual property disputes and other factors
 discussed in the Company's filings from time to time with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the Company's annual reports
 on Form 10-K and the Company's subsequent quarterly filings on Form 10-Q.
 Interplay disclaims any obligation to revise or update any forward-looking
 statements that may be made from time to time by it or on its behalf.
 
     Note:  All trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective
 owners.
 
     CONTACT:  investor relations, Chris Rosgen, chris@liolios.com, or Patrick
 Sutton, pat@liolios.com, of Liolios Group, 949-574-3860, for Interplay
 Entertainment
 
 

SOURCE Interplay Entertainment
    IRVINE, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Please join CEO, Brian Fargo and
 CFO, Manny Marrero for Interplay Entertainment's (Nasdaq: IPLY) fourth quarter
 and year end results for fiscal year 2000 conference call.  The Company will
 discuss fourth quarter and year end results, recent financial capitalization,
 and preview the forward-looking plan for the remainder of 2001.  The details
 for the earnings call are as follows:
 
     -- Date: April 16, 2001
     -- Time: 1:30 p.m. Pacific (4:30 p.m. Eastern)
     -- Dial-in Numbers: Domestic: (800) 633-8540
     -- International: (212) 346-7495
     -- Internet Simulcast:
     -- http://webcast.themeetingson.com/webcast.jsp?reservation=18628526
 
     Call the conference telephone number prior to the start time.  An operator
 will check your name and organization and ask you to wait until the call
 begins.  If you have difficulty connecting with conference call numbers,
 please call (949) 574-3860.  You may also participate in the call through the
 Internet by accessing the site listed above.
     A replay of the conference call will be available for 48 hours beginning
 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time on April 16, 2001
 
     -- Domestic (800) 633-8284 Reservation #18628526
     -- International (858) 812-6440 Reservation # 18628526
 
     If you have any questions prior to the conference call, contact Chris
 Rosgen or Patrick Sutton at (949) 574-3860.
 
     About Interplay Entertainment
     Interplay Entertainment Corporation is a leading developer, publisher and
 distributor of interactive entertainment software for both core gamers and the
 mass market.  Interplay currently balances its development efforts by
 publishing for personal computers and current generation video game consoles.
 Interplay releases products through Interplay, Shiny Entertainment, Digital
 Mayhem, Black Isle Studios, 14 Degrees East, its distribution partner and its
 wholly owned subsidiary, Interplay OEM, Inc.  More comprehensive information
 on Interplay and its products is available through its worldwide web site at
 http://www.interplay.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995:
     The operating results for the quarter are preliminary and subject to
 change.  This release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and
 uncertainties that may cause actual future events or results to differ
 materially and adversely from those described in the forward-looking
 statements.  For example, there can be no assurance that the Company's current
 scheduled titles will ship in the projected time frame or that they will be as
 popular as the Company presently anticipates or that the Company will be able
 to increase the number of console titles it releases.  Additional important
 factors that may cause a difference between projected and actual results for
 Interplay include, but are not limited to, future capital requirements, that
 equity or bank financing will be available on terms satisfactory to the
 company or at all, risks of loss of the Company's listing on the Nasdaq
 National Market, risk of delays in development and introduction of new
 products, dependence on new product introduction which achieve significant
 market acceptance and the uncertainties of consumer preferences, risks of
 product returns and markdown allowances, dependence on third party software
 developers for a significant portion of new products, risks of rapid
 technologic change and platform change, intense competition, seasonality,
 risks of product defects and resulting returns, dependence upon licenses from
 third parties, risks associated with, dependence upon third party
 distribution, dependence upon key personnel and risks associated with
 international business, intellectual property disputes and other factors
 discussed in the Company's filings from time to time with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission, including but not limited to the Company's annual reports
 on Form 10-K and the Company's subsequent quarterly filings on Form 10-Q.
 Interplay disclaims any obligation to revise or update any forward-looking
 statements that may be made from time to time by it or on its behalf.
 
     Note:  All trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective
 owners.
 
     CONTACT:  investor relations, Chris Rosgen, chris@liolios.com, or Patrick
 Sutton, pat@liolios.com, of Liolios Group, 949-574-3860, for Interplay
 Entertainment
 
 SOURCE  Interplay Entertainment