LYON, FRANCE – 28 March 2007 – Atari today announced the first downloadable content for Bullet Witch available now on Xbox Live Marketplace. Launched in February for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Bullet Witch is published by Atari in partnership with Japanese publisher AQ Interactive Inc.
The first set of new downloadable content includes a free brand new White Witch costume for the game's stunning heroine Alicia and a Bullet Witch Xbox 360 Theme pack. In addition, for 20 points each, players can download one brand new mission "Dynamite Beauty" and two enhanced versions of the "Clad in Streaming Black" mission featuring 'Great Spells' unlocked and a heightened level of difficulty respectively.
Over the coming weeks, more free costumes for Alicia will be available free of charge – Mummy, Schoolgirl, Secretary and Pixie. Additional new missions 'Caterpillar City', 'Endless', 'One Shot Kill' and 'Geist Search and Destroy', plus enhanced editions of the missions 'City of Screams', 'Up in Flames at 10,000ft', 'Down in the Valley', 'The Bound Soul' and 'The End of Chaos', will be available for 20 points each.
Developed by Japan-based Cavia, Bullet Witch is set on a bleak planet earth in the year 2013 with human kind on the brink of extinction and hideous demons creating a tidal wave of destruction and havoc. All hope of mankind's survival rests with Alicia, a beautiful witch blessed with magical skills and a swift trigger finger. Players take control of Alicia on her heroic quest to prevent the decimation of mankind by using her fearsome weaponry and spectacular powers with which she can manipulate natural phenomena in her environment.
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About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari:
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA), the parent company of the Atari Group, is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR). The Atari Group is a major international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group's extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons and Dragons, etc.). For more information: http://www.atari.com
About AQ Interactive Inc.
AQ Interactive Inc. is a fresh, brand-new games publisher based in Japan. Former Sega president, Hayao Nakayama is a founder of the corporation. AQ Interactive Inc. owns three outstanding studios, Artoon, Cavia, and Feel+. As developers, these three studios have produced many outstanding products such as Blinx 1and2, Drakkenguard, Ghost in the Shell, Naruto, Dragonball Z, Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, and many more. More details on www.aqi.co.jp
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