GT INTERACTIVE UNLEASHES BARRAGE OF ARCADE AND CARD GAMES WITH THE RELEASE OF'FUN PACK 3D' AND 'AMERICA'S GREATEST ARCADE HITS 3D' FOR PC FROM WIZARDWORKS; WIZARDWORKS AND MACSOFT RELEASE 'AMERICA'S GREATEST SOLITAIRE GAMES' FOR PC AND MAC
MINNEAPOLIS, MN, January 15, 1999 -- GT Interactive Software Corp. (Nasdaq: GTIS) continues to strengthen its presence in the casual consumer market of the gaming industry with the release of Fun Pack 3D, America's Greatest Arcade Hits 3D and America's Greatest Solitaire Games for PC from WizardWorks. MacSoft is also releasing the Mac version of America's Greatest Solitaire Games.
"The two arcade titles take some of the best and classic arcade games that many people are familiar with and makes them really come alive in a enhanced 3D versions," said Paul Rinde, senior vice president of Product Acquisition and Development for WizardWorks and MacSoft. "America's Greatest Solitaire Games is loaded with 37 solitaire classics that were hand-picked by a team of solitaire fanatics. With the release of these titles we're looking to continue to lead the market of casual consumers, those who are looking for alternative things to do on the computer that they're already familiar with in real life."
Fun Pack 3D is action-packed with four of the greatest arcade games of all time. The games fully utilize today's technology while staying true to the spirit that made them so fun and addictive to play. Games included in Fun Pack 3D are:
America's Greatest Arcade Hits 3D brings the excitement of the arcade home to your PC in eye popping 3D. Arcade Hits is jam-packed with four exciting games, including:
Fun Pack 3D, America's Greatest Arcade Hits 3D and America's Greatest Solitaire Games are each attractively priced at $19.99. Fun Pack 3D is currently available at retail outlets nationwide. America's Greatest Arcade Hits 3D and America's Greatest Solitaire Games will be available later this month.
Headquartered in New York, with 1997 revenues of $531 million, GT
Interactive Software is a leading global cross-media entertainment company
which develops, markets, merchandises and distributes game software; creates
e-commerce, electronic storefront leasing, advertising, content licensing
and multiplayer gaming opportunities on the Internet; and produces
television programs. Via its OneZero Media subsidiary, GT operates a
specialized entertainment portal, getwild.com, which acts as the
Entertainment Zone on AltaVista; and produces the nationally syndicated
television program, The Wild Wild Web. The company's software labels
include: GT Interactive, Humongous Entertainment, Cavedog Entertainment,
SingleTrac, WizardWorks, CompuWorks, MacSoft and Slash.
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