Atari's Jaguar Grabs 5 Hot Accolade Titles (Nov.12,1993)

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From: xx004@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Atari SIG)
Subject: Atari's Jaguar Grabs 5 Hot Accolade Titles (Nov.12,1993)
Date: Sun Feb 20 01:28:10 1994

                            SILICON TIMES REPORT
   November 12, 1993                                             No. 9.46

11/11 1051  Atari's Jaguar Grabs Five Hot Accolade Titles

together with Accolade Inc. of San Jose, Calif., a notable publisher
and developer of Sega and Nintendo video games, Thursday jointly
announced a licensing agreement that will enable Atari to bring
five proven, hot titles from Accolade to consumers on the new 64-bit
Jaguar Interactive Multimedia System by Fall 1994.

   The new approach with the Jaguar by Atari brings faster, smoother
animation and enhanced sound and graphics to these hit titles.

   Commenting on the company's decision to work with Atari,
Accolade's chairman, Alan R. Miller stated, "That Atari Jaguar is
definitely cool, new technology that is being introduced at a price
point attractive to consumers.  We think Atari has a real shot at
establishing Jaguar as a successful system, and we want be part of
that effort." The Accolade titles for Jaguar include:

   -- Al Michaels Announces HardBall III -- Built on the reputation
of the best selling HardBall series of computer and video games, Al
Michaels Announces HardBall III features a full 162 game season, 26
accurately rendered stadiums and the Emmy award winning commentary
of Al Michaels.

   -- Brett Hull Hockey -- This action-packed simulation features
input from and the digitized skating of the NHL's most popular
All-Star player, Brett Hull. Several modes of play are offered
including exhibition game, 11 game short season, 42 game half
season and an 84 game full season offered by no other hockey
simulation game.

   -- Bubsy in:  Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind -- The world's
supply of yarnballs is seriously threatened in one of the year's
most popular video games, and it is up to Bubsy Bobcat, "a hero for
cryin' out loud!" to put a stop to the yarnball plundering Woolies.

   -- Charles Barkley Basketball -- With a jump start, court-time
integrates Barkley's fast-breaking, intimidating, whatever-it-
takes-to-win playing style into an intense basketball  game.

   -- Jack Nicklaus' Power Challenge Golf -- The Golfer of the
Century is just one of four fully-digitized golfers in this award
winning game that features two Nicklaus designed golf courses,
English Turn Golf Club in New Orleans and Sherwood Country Club
in California.

   "Accolade's list of titles adds significantly to the Jaguar
product line," said Sam Tramiel, president and chief executive
officer of Atari.

   "Accolade's proven titles enhanced by the 64-bit power of Jaguar
will enrich the Jaguar player's library of video games with
life-like sports adventures and real-time 3D animated characters
that speak. The Accolade titles help us to attain our goal of
delivering a high quality selection of Jaguar titles that will
entertain all age  groups."

   Accolade is a leading worldwide publisher, developer and
distributor of entertainment software for PC compatible computers
and leading video game machines, including the Super Nintendo
Entertainment System, Nintendo, Gameboy and Sega Genesis.

   Atari Corp. manufactures and markets video games and personal
computers for the home, office and educational marketplaces.  The
Sunnyvale-based company manufactures Jaguar in the United States
under contract with IBM.

     CONTACT:  Atari Corp., Sunnyvale
     Terry Valeski, 408/745-2000
     Accolade Inc.
     Charlotte Taylor Skeel or Megan Humpal, 4444408/9800

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