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Press release: 2000-04-13: Acclaim Entertainment Spreads Puzzle-Fever To Sega Dreamcast With Bust-A-Move 4

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Language: English third-party
Original source: The Free Library


GLEN COVE, NY--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--April 13, 2000

Popular Puzzle Series Makes First Appearance

on a Next-Generation System

Club Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment (NASDAQ:AKLM), a worldwide interactive entertainment company, today announced the upcoming June 1st release of Bust-A-Move 4 for Sega Dreamcast(TM). Bust-A-Move 4 marks the premier appearance of the well-established Bust-A-Move franchise on Sega Dreamcast and will be priced to sell at a suggested retail price of under $30.

The addictive gameplay of the Bust-A-Move series has been a big hit on the Nintendo 64, PlayStation and Game Boy platforms," said Douglas Yellin, Brand Director of Club Acclaim. "Now, Sega Dreamcast fans can enjoy this immensely popular puzzle game."

In Bust-A-Move 4, players must free twelve characters trapped in Bubble World by a mysterious spell cast on them by the magical master Dunk. The only way to break Dunk's spell is by battling brain-busting boards of colorful bubbles.

Bust-A-Move 4 features thousands of all-new puzzles with new bubbles and obstructive blocks, using high-resolution graphics that showcase the Sega Dreamcast system. Players will experience hours of competitive multi-player gameplay from exciting game modes including: Challenge; CPU; Head-to-Head; and Win Contest, which offers over 1,000 classic puzzles from the Bust-A-Move series. Bust-A-Move 4's Edit Mode allows players to create their own mind-popping puzzles and save them to a memory card.

Club Acclaim

Established in 1999, Club Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, focuses on licensed youth and family oriented product. Club Acclaim establishes a presence for Acclaim in the emerging youth software market and complements Acclaim's corporate portfolio. Additional titles published under the Club Acclaim brand include The New Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley and Mary-Kate and Ashley's Dance Party of the Century.

Acclaim Entertainment Background Information

Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and mass marketer of software for use with interactive entertainment platforms including Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment America and Sega hardware systems, and PCs. Acclaim owns and operates six studios located in the United States and the United Kingdom, and publishes and distributes its software directly in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain and Australia. Acclaim also distributes entertainment software for other publishers worldwide, and publishes comic books and software strategy guides. Acclaim's headquarters are in Glen Cove, New York and Acclaim's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol AKLM. For more information please visit our website at www.acclaim.com.
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