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Press release: 1998-09-08: Experience The Ultimate In All-Out Action With New Titles From Expert Software's Sega PC Collection

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Original source: The Free Library


CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 8, 1998--

Worldwide Soccer, Sega Rally Championship Racing and Virtua Squad Pack A Powerful PC Punch

Expert Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:XPRT) brings you the ultimate in all-out action with three new titles from the Sega PC Collection. Kick around a soccer ball and score that coveted goal for your favorite team; capture dangerous criminals and protect your fellow citizens from crime or drive a rally race car and powerslide your way to victory -- all from the comfort of your living room!

Worldwide Soccer(tm) brings the world's most popular sport to your home PC with the best in fast-paced tournament excitement, smooth 3D animation and on-the-fly commentary guaranteed to challenge soccer enthusiasts around the world. Named "Best Sports Game" by Ultra Game Players magazine, this action-packed program lets you match your soccer skills against 48 of the toughest teams in the world including Brazil, Germany, France, and the United States. Listen to the crowd cheer and chant as you streak down the sideline and beat the goalkeeper with a perfect shot into the corner. Replay your moments of glory from every angle using a special 360-degree playback feature. Join soccer great, Cobi Jones, and the rest of the members from Team USA as they take on the best the world has to offer.

Virtua Squad(tm) is the smash arcade hit, Virtua Cop, now available for PC play. Welcome to Virtua City, an urban killing zone overrun by criminals packing heavy heat and taking hostages. Your mission is to honor, serve and protect the citizens. But try and tell that to the unyielding onslaught of polygon thugs out to destroy everything in their way! First-person view with constantly changing perspectives, 2 player network play, dynamic three dimensional scenarios, and rapid fire gameplay makes for heart-pounding excitement.

Sega Rally(tm) Championship puts you at the wheel of the ultimate in off-road arcade racing on your PC. Offering all the thrill and speed of competitive racing, this title features 3D polygon-based graphics and the head-to-head of network play through your choice of four challenging courses--desert, forest, mountains and bonus lake-side course. Named an Editors' Choice by PC Gamer magazine and awarded five stars by Computer Life magazine.

All titles from Expert Software are available for a suggested retail price of $14.99 at software retailers throughout the United States and Canada, or can be ordered by calling the Company's Customer Service Department at 1-800-759-2562.

System Requirements: For Worldwide Soccer(tm), Virtua Squad(tm) and Sega Rally(tm) Championship.Windows 95 or higher; Pentium processor (75 Mhz); 16MB RAM; 256 Color SVGA; 2X CD-ROM drive; 20MB of hard drive space; SoundBlaster 16 or compatible sound card; a Windows 95 compatible mouse, gamepad, joystick or keyboard; and an optional Hayes-compatible modem (14.4 BPS or higher). Expert Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: XPRT) is a leading developer and publisher of over 170 high-quality, value-priced software titles. The Company specializes in sophisticated yet easy-to-use programs addressing a broad array of everyday consumer interests, including entertainment, education, lifestyle, productivity and small office/home office. Over 25 million units of Expert products have been sold, including Home Design 3D(r), Landscape Design 3D(r), Diet & Fitness(tm), Resume Writer(tm), and Casino(tm). The Expert Software family of brands also includes the popular Sega PC Collection(tm), Bicycle(r) Card Games and the Gamers Choice(tm) Line of classic games. Expert Software can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.expertsoftware.com.

Marks mentioned above are trademarks, registered trademarks or tradenames of Expert Software, Inc., except Bicycle(r), which is a trademark of The United States Playing Card Company, McDonaldland(r) which is a trademark of McDonald's Corporation, and Sega(r) and Sega PC Collection(tm) which are trademarks of Sega. Sega Entertainment, Inc. was formed through a joint venture between Sega of America and SOFTBANK Holdings, Inc. All other trademarks are acknowledged.


 CONTACT: Expert Software, Inc., Coral Gables
 Debra Iannaci, Director of Corporate Communications
 305/569-1320
 [email protected]
 or
 Michelle Dominguez, Public Relations Specialist
 305/569-1310
 [email protected]


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