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SANTA MONICA, CA, August 28, 2006 – Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), WXP and Paintball Professional Greg Hastings announced today that Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball MAX’D (GHTP™) will launch this fall on PlayStation®2. The GHTP franchise launches for the first time on PS2, with speed and performance exceeding earlier versions.
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“GHTP MAX’D PS2 is faster-paced, has more realistic action and is super fun and challenging,” said Greg Hastings. “Fanning the triggers, jumping over ‘Snake’ bunkers, tight new authentic fields, snap shooting, turbo speed, diving - all this means the game is faster and more intense than ever.”
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Focusing on speed and performance, the priority was to have the PS2 game exceed performance of the title’s earlier versions. With up to 60 frames per second (FPS) in career mode, this game surpasses that objective.
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*“In our opinion, GHTP MAX’D is the fastest paced PS2 shooter,” said Mark Bombara, Gamebattles.com General Manager. “Our staff play-tested GHTP MAX’D PS2 for a week.* You are thrown straight into action, frantically firing with the R1 and R2 triggers as you’re snapping and diving behind stuff.* The matches are blazing fast.”
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GHTP MAX’D PS2 includes new features and enhanced existing features:
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- “Snake Jump” allows characters to jump over low lying ‘snake’ bunkers
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- “Ramping” enables dual R1 and R2 trigger firing up to 24 rounds per second
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- “Adaptive Stealth” allows AI opponents to rapidly move up the field avoiding detection by crawling, crouching and running behind bunkers
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- “Suppression Fire” enables NPC’s to pin down opponents
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- 5 new levels; 15 new selectable characters; 10 new guns, including the Shocker, Ego, and Bob Long’s Intimidator; 28 other new gear items, and 80+ new teams
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- Licensed markers and gear from over 20 manufacturers and authentic field layouts from the three major leagues: NPPL, Xball and the Millennium Series
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The game also adds a “Round Robin” tournament feature in career mode, and includes online play, co-op, new additions to the Breakout Manager and Field Editor, and new voiceovers featuring Matty Marshall, co-host of ESPN’s US Paintball Championships.
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Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball MAX’D for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system will be available Fall 2006. GHTP MAX’D cell phone game soon to be available on Verizon, AllTel, and Amp’d Mobile.** GHTP MAX’D is currently available for the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and on Nintendo Game Boy® Advance and DS™ for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The current versions of the game have been rated "E-10+" ("Everyone 10 and older" -- fantasy violence) by the ESRB.
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Visit www.GHTP.net, www.activisionvalue.com, and www.GHTPMUSIC.com for more information about Greg Hastings’ Tournament Paintball and Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball MAX’D (GHTP MAX’D).

About WXP
WXP, Inc., “The Whole Experience” creates state of the art entertainment software for game consoles, PCs and theme park attractions. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the team of veteran designers, artists and programmers forges compelling entertainment built upon cutting edge in-house technology. www.wxp3d.com

About Gamebattles.com
GameBattles is an online community for competitive gaming and video game news. Featuring leagues, tournaments and ladders for all the latest and hot titles, GameBattles is home to over 400,000 gamers looking to compete in their favorite PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360 and PC games.
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About Activision, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.* Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.47 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands and South Korea.* More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements”.* These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties.* The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, retail acceptance of our products, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, litigation and an informal SEC inquiry, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions, integration of recently acquired subsidiaries and identification of suitable future acquisition opportunities.* These important factors and other factors that potentially could affect the Company’s financial results are described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s most recent Annual report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.* Readers of this press release are referred to such filings. The Company may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Company’s assumptions or otherwise.* The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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