SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 11, 2002 - Ubi Soft, one of the world's largest game
publishers, announces Dragon's Lair 3D for the Xbox video game system from
Microsoft, PC and Mac -- an all-new 3D fantasy adventure game based on the
popular game and characters from legendary animator, Don Bluth. Developed
by Dragonstone, gamers will be able to fully experience Dragon's Lair with
the highest quality graphics and sound that made the arcade version a
blockbuster success. Dragon's Lair 3D is scheduled for release on Xbox, PC
and Mac in Fall 2002.
Dirk the Daring, a courageous knight, must save the beautiful Princess
Daphne who has been kidnapped by the evil dragon Singe, and hidden in a
medieval castle owned by Mordroc, a powerful and malevolent wizard. Gamers
must use cat-like reflexes, cunning and resourcefulness to solve puzzles,
defeat a variety of enemies, and fight their way through the castle to find
Daphne and save the kingdom from Mordroc's clutches.
-- More than 150 new, unique 3D animations for Dirk the Daring allows Dirk
to run, jump, roll, sneak, climb, crouch, crawl, swing, push, lift and
-- A real-time 3D modeled and hand painted, textured world features new
-- 15 large, detailed, action-packed levels featuring more than 40
environments to explore and 250+ new rooms with numerous puzzles, traps,
power-ups and hidden secrets to uncover
-- The first Xbox title announced to feature 1080i High Definition TV
Dragon's Lair 3D will also appear on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment
system and Nintendo GameCube, both being published by Encore.