San Francisco, Calif, (September 15, 2006) -- Eidos Interactive Ltd., one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, announces that the Reservoir Dogs video game will be available in stores everywhere on October 24, 2006 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC in North America.
"Keeping intact all the signature scenes, style, and chronology of Quentin Tarantino's groundbreaking script, Reservoir Dogs is an intense action shooter which allows the player to experience all the scenes only talked about in the film like the diamond heist, the stashing of the diamonds, and the abduction of Marvin Nash as well as revealing for the first time the fate of Mr. Pink.
"Eidos is proud to bring one of the most esteemed and influential films of all time to the video game consoles and PC," said Kevin Gill, US Marketing Manager. "Gaming and movie fans alike will have the unprecedented opportunity to play through the events of the movie as well as experiencing parts of the movie that happened off screen but are essential to the main plot."
Lionsgate will release the Reservoir Dogs 15th Anniversary Edition DVD street day and date with the Reservoir Dogs video game. Included on the DVD are never-before-seen extra features and one-of–a-kind collectible packaging. The DVD also features promotions for the video game both on the disc and in the packaging.
"Movie-based video games centered on compelling content and solid gameplay have a proven history of having a highly successful run at retail," said Bob Lindsey, VP of sales and marketing, Eidos. "With the film's extremely loyal fan base and the concurrent release of Reservoir Dogs 15th Anniversary Edition DVD, the Reservoir Dogs video game deserves a home on the crime-film fan's shelf."
Reservoir Dogs is based on the 1992 Quentin Tarantino-directed classic movie about five total strangers who are brought together to carry out a diamond heist. In the video game release, players get to fill the shoes of each iconic character in the film as they relive the Reservoir Dogs experience complete with the movie's trademark style and wit. The game will also feature the full and original soundtrack from the movie – the super sounds of the seventies brought alive with the thematic "Little Green Bag", the unforgettable "Stuck in the Middle with You "and more.
About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Following the acquisition of EIDOS Plc in May 2005, the Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Just Cause, and Battlestations: Midway.
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