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Humongous Entertainment Presents Timely Offer With Award-winners Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish and Pajama Sam.

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 1999--

Three Deluxe Packaged CD-ROM Collections Feature Classic

Releases And Limited Edition Character Watches

Just in time for summer fun, Humongous Entertainment(R), a wholly owned subsidiary of GT Interactive Software Corp., (Nasdaq:GTIS), releases three uniquely packaged, special-edition CD-ROM collections. The individually boxed Putt-Putt(R) Deluxe Pack, Pajama Sam(R) Deluxe Pack and Freddi Fish(TM) Deluxe Pack each feature an award-winning Humongous Entertainment Junior Adventure(TM) CD-ROM, Junior Arcade(TM) CD-ROM and a fun and colorful custom crafted watch with detachable character.

Kids will laugh, learn and discover as they play classic award-winning adventure and arcade-style CD-ROMs featuring Humongous Entertainment's Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam and Freddi Fish characters and locations. The CD-ROMs are packaged with a specially created character-based wristwatch. Available only in these boxed sets, these collectible watches will individually feature the likenesses of Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish and Pajama Sam. In addition, the limited edition character watch is outfitted with a detachable face that allows the figure to be removed from the watchband for play away from the computer.

Each Deluxe Pack features a character-specific theme and is detailed below:

Putt-Putt Deluxe Pack includes two CD-ROMs, Putt-Putt Travels

Through Time(TM) and Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-O-Rama(TM) and

watch with detachable Putt-Putt character.

Freddi Fish Deluxe Pack includes two CD-ROMs, Freddi Fish 3: The

Case of the Stolen Conch Shell(TM) and Freddi Fish and Luther's

Maze Madness(TM) and watch with detachable Freddi Fish character.

Pajama Sam Deluxe Pack includes two CD-ROMs, Pajama Sam 2:

Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening(TM) and Pajama Sam's

Lost & Found(TM) and watch with detachable Pajama Sam character.

Putt-Putt Deluxe Pack, Pajama Sam Deluxe Pack and Freddi Fish Deluxe Pack are now available on hybrid CD-ROMs for Windows 98/95 and Macintosh for the suggested retail price of $19.99 at retail stores nationwide, through secure online transactions at humongous.com or by calling (800) 499-8386.

Established in 1992 by Shelley Day and Ron Gilbert, Humongous Entertainment is recognized for pushing the edge in interactive storytelling and delivering high-quality, hand-animated CD-ROMs starring endearing original characters including Putt-Putt(R), Freddi Fish(TM), Pajama Sam(R), SPY Fox(TM) and more. Humongous Entertainment develops interactive Junior Adventure(TM), Junior Field Trips(TM), Big Thinkers!(TM), Junior Arcade(R), Junior Sports(TM) and Junior Creations(TM) CD-ROMs that encourage kids to explore, discover and have fun. Humongous Entertainment, a subsidiary of GT Interactive Software Corp. (Nasdaq:GTIS), can be reached on the World Wide Web at www.humongous.com.

Headquartered in New York, with 1997 calendar year revenues of $531 million, GT Interactive Software Corp. (Nasdaq:GTIS) is a leading global interactive entertainment software company that develops, markets and distributes consumer software.

The company has seven internal development studios: Humongous Entertainment, Cavedog Entertainment, SingleTrac, Oddworld, Bootprint Entertainment, Legend Entertainment and Reflections. The company also has five software labels: GT Interactive, WizardWorks, CompuWorks, MacSoft and Slash. GT Interactive's e-commerce system provides secure online transactions through each of the studios' Web sites and www.gtstore.com. GT Interactive also owns the subsidiary OneZero Media that operates a specialized entertainment portal, getwild.com, which acts as the Entertainment Zone on AltaVista; and produces the nationally syndicated television program, "Wild Wild Web." GT Interactive can be found on the Internet at gtinteractive.com.

Putt-Putt Deluxe Pack, Freddi Fish Deluxe Pack, Pajama Sam Deluxe Pack, Putt-Putt Travels Through Time, Putt-Putt and Pep's Balloon-O-Rama, Freddi Fish 3: And the Case of the Stolen Conch Shell, Freddi Fish and Luther's Maze Madness, Pajama Sam 2: in Thunder and Lightning Aren't So Frightening, Pajama Sam's Lost and Found, Freddi Fish, Pajama Sam, SPY Fox, Junior Adventure, Junior Arcade, Junior Sports, Junior Field Trips, Big Thinkers and Junior Creations are trademarks of Humongous Entertainment, Inc. Humongous Entertainment and the Humongous Entertainment logo are registered trademarks of Humongous Entertainment, Inc. All other brand names and products may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. These products and Humongous Entertainment Inc. are not in any manner affiliated with Putt-Putt(R) Golf Courses of America Inc.
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