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MICROPROSE IS SOFTWARE LICENSEE FOR 3DO INTERACTIVE MULTIPLAYER

 HUNT VALLEY, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroProse, Inc, (NASDAQ: MPRS), a worldwide developer of entertainment software, today announced the signing of an agreement with The 3DO Company allowing MicroProse to develop products for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer. The new system, a CD-based interactive home entertainment platform, was introduced last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and will be available in fall 1993, according to 3DO.
 "This revolutionary new platform will enable MicroProse to bring the fun of its exciting and realistic video games to more people," said Ted Markley, vice president of the Technology Group at MicroProse, Inc.
 According to The 3DO Company, with 3DO Interactive Multiplayers, consumers will be able to play interactive software which provides a higher level of realism, stimulating the "suspension of disbelief" that gets users personally involved in the application.
 "This is of particular interest to MicroProse," added Markley. "Our high-end entertainment software lines on high-speed, sophisticated hardware such as 3DO has developed. We are excited about being one of their licensees."
 MicroProse, Inc., designs and markets interactive entertainment software for personal computers and video game machines. Its products are available worldwide through major distributors, retailers, and mass merchants. 3DO and Interactive Multiplayer are trademarks of the 3DO Company.
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