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ACCLAIM TO DISTRIBUTE BAM COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME PRODUCTS.

BAM! Entertainment (NASDAQ:BFUN), a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, has announced that its subsidiary, Bam Entertainment Ltd., had entered into a distribution agreement whereby Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd, a subsidiary of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKLM), will distribute certain forthcoming computer and video game products of BAM! within PAL territories, including Europe and Australia.

The distribution agreement covers a wide-ranging line-up, including adventure, stealth-action and puzzle games developed for PlayStation(R)2, Xbox(TM), Nintendo GameCube(TM) and PC. The line-up includes Wallace & Gromit(TM) in Project Zoo for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC, due for release in September 2003. Further titles include Carmen Sandiego(TM): Secret of the Stolen Drum for PlayStation 2 and GameCube, Ice Nine(TM) for PlayStation 2, Dexter's Laboratory(TM) for PlayStation 2 and GameCube, and The Powerpuff Girls(TM): Relish Rampage Pickled Edition for GameCube.

"We are pleased to have entered into this agreement with BAM!, as their line-up will enhance our growth in the international territories, where the first release, Wallace and Gromit, is one of this year's most anticipated titles," commented Rod Cousens, CEO, Acclaim Entertainment Inc. "BAM! has a wide range of products for this year and beyond, which will strengthen Acclaim's international distribution and benefit BAM! by helping to maximize the equity of their brands."

"We have long admired Acclaim's international distribution prowess," added Tony Williams, managing director, BAM! Entertainment Ltd. "We are now confident that BAM!'s key new products will reach the broadest possible audience."

About BAM! Entertainment, Inc

Founded in 1999 and based in San Jose, California, BAM! Entertainment, Inc. is a developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software worldwide. The company develops, obtains, or licenses properties from a wide variety of sources, including global entertainment and media companies, and publishes software for video game systems, wireless devices, and personal computers. The company's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol BFUN.

For more information, visit http://www.bam4fun.com or call 408/298-7500.

About Acclaim Entertainment

Based in Glen Cove, N.Y., Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and mass marketer of software for use with interactive entertainment game consoles including those manufactured by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and Microsoft Corporation as well as personal computer hardware systems. Acclaim owns and operates six studios located in the United States and the United Kingdom which includes a motion capture and recording studio in the U.S., and publishes and distributes its software through its subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Spain. The company uses regional distributors worldwide. Acclaim also distributes entertainment software for other publishers worldwide, publishes software gaming strategy guides and issues "special edition" comic magazines from time to time to support its time valued brands, Turok and Shadow Man. Acclaim's corporate headquarters are in Glen Cove, New York and Acclaim's common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ.SC under the symbol AKLM.

For more information,visit http://www.acclaim.com.
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