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AKA LAUNCHES "ATV: QUAD POWER RACING 2" FOR X-BOX/GAMECUBE.

Driving into retail outlets nationwide with an action-packed sequel to its 700,000 unit-selling off-road racing franchise, AKA Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ.SC: AKLM), has launched "ATV: Quad Power Racing 2" for the Microsoft Xbox(TM) and Nintendo GameCube(TM). Developed by Climax Studios, "ATV: Quad Power Racing 2" contains new features and an entirely new game engine that delivers rich graphics and incredible four-wheel arcade racing action for the first and only ATV experience available for the Microsoft Xbox(TM) and Nintendo GameCube(TM).

"'ATV: Quad Power Racing 2' is a strong sequel that harnesses the power of the next-generation systems, and is a perfect arcade title for the masses," said Ben Fischbach, Brand Director for AKA Acclaim. "Now all of the next-gen system owners can get their hands on an ATV game infused with insane stunts, big air jumps and high speed combat."

"ATV: Quad Power Racing 2" includes many exciting new features as follows:

-- 20 insane riders, including the top professional riders from all over the world such as Dana Creech and Kory Ellis;

-- 15 massive tracks and five environments, spanning countries throughout the world;

-- Get dirty and physically battle with opponents to the finish line;

-- Over-the-top controls and game physics, allowing players to pull huge air and amazingly fun power slides;

-- More than 20 freestyle tricks to let riders express their wild side while tearing up the competition;

-- Multi-player modes of play, brings the action to players and their friends;

-- 4-way split screen action on Xbox(TM) and 2-way on Nintendo GameCube(TM);

-- More than 40 real-life in-game sponsors, including O'Neal, EVA and Alpine Stars;

-- Great in-game soundtrack featuring today's top artists such as The Rollins Band, Godsmack and Box Car Racer.

"ATV: Quad Power Racing 2" is currently available for the Microsoft Xbox(TM) and Nintendo GameCube(TM) at a suggested retail price of $39.99. The game is also currently available for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system at a suggested retail price of $29.99.

About AKA Acclaim

Action sports are about freedom of expression, authenticity and extreme athleticism, all of which are the cornerstones of the AKA Acclaim brand. Products under the AKA Acclaim banner are designed to push the technological envelope and entertain action sports enthusiasts, while maintaining the authenticity and credibility of the sport and those who play them. Titles under the AKA Acclaim brand include, Aggressive Inline(TM), BMX XXX(TM) and ATV: Quad Power Racing 2.

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 five 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 periodically. 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 or call 516/656-5000.
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