NEW YORK, July 30, 2007 – Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) one of the world's most recognized brands and a third-party video game publisher, today announced that Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2, the game that IGN.com called "one of the most entertaining and fierce anime fighters around," has now become a "Greatest Hits" title for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Now both Budokai Tenkaichi 1 and Budokai Tenkaichi 2 titles are available for $19.95. In addition, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 for the Wii home video game system is now available at a reduced price of $29.95.
With a roster of more than 120 playable characters, tag-team fighting, mini-games and exciting scenarios drawn from the vast Dragon Ball mythology, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 offers the ultimate gameplay experience for fans of the hit anime series.
"With both games now at this affordable price point, it's a great time to stock up on two of the most fast-paced and thrilling fighting games ever," said Emily Anadu, Senior Product Manager, Atari, Inc. "And with the new 'Disc Fusion System,' an exciting feature on the upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 for the PlayStation 2 system, owners of Budokai Tenkaichi 1 and 2 will be able to unlock the Ultimate Battle modes from these first two games in Budokai Tenkaichi 3."
In addition to the huge number of playable characters and the generous selection of game modes, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 offers destructible environments, in-game transformations and fusions. The game presents stalwart fans of the series the opportunity to engage scenarios ripped straight from the TV series.
Based on the beloved anime series by creator Akira Toriyama, the Dragon Ball Z series of games has enjoyed tremendous success, with titles spanning more than 25 different games and over 10 million units sold since May 2002.
For more information on Dragon Ball Z video games, please visit http://www.atari.com/dragonballz.
About FUNimation Entertainment
FUNimation Entertainment is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and the market share leader for the home video sales of Japanese animation in the United States. FUNimation is known for acquiring top-rated anime series from Japan and for developing some of North America's most popular anime series. The company has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands, and manages a full spectrum of rights for most of its brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution.
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining franchises such as Test Drive; and mass-market and children's franchises such Dragon Ball Z. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext – ISIN: FR-0000052573), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.
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