Stellar E3 Lineup From SegaSEGA SHOWCASES BLOCKBUSTER GAME LINEUP AT E3 2002 Delivering More Than 20 Games Across All New Next-Generation Consoles, SEGA Shows its Strength as a Content Publisher LOS ANGELES – Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) – (May 21, 2002) – Illustrating its power as a platform-agnostic content publisher, SEGA ® of America, Inc. will feature a blockbuster lineup of more than 20 entertainment and sports games in the SEGA booth at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Featuring titles for the Nintendo GameCube (tm) , PlayStation ® 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox (tm) video game system from Microsoft ® , this year’s E3 lineup reinforces SEGA’s commitment to delivering industry-leading content across all platforms. “SEGA is proud to announce this exciting lineup of quality content across all platforms after just over one year as a platform-agnostic content publisher,” said Peter Moore, president and COO, SEGA of America, Inc. “With a string of recent hits including ‘Sonic Adventure (tm) 2 Battle,’ ‘SEGA Sports (tm) NBA 2K2’ and ‘Virtua Fighter (tm) 4,’ and a first-class lineup of entertainment and SEGA Sports (tm) titles slated for release this year, it is clear that SEGA is quickly establishing itself as a leading global content provider.” This year at E3, SEGA will feature entertainment titles including: “ToeJam & Earl (tm) III: All Funked Up” (Xbox): In “ToeJam & Earl III: All Funked Up,” ToeJam, Big Earl and their hot new homegirl Latisha embark on a mission to retrieve the 12 sacred Albums of Funk, stolen by the dysfunctional inhabitants of the planet Earth. Gamers will explore sprawling environments as they master the ways of Funk-Fu and battle towards the ultimate showdown with the evil Anti-Funk. Along the way, they’ll collect present power-ups of almost endless variety, take on harrowing side quests and generally get down with their bad selves in a massive, wickedly funny adventure. Available this fall. “Panzer Dragoon (tm) ORTA” (Xbox): Years ago, a legacy was born that ruled the skies. This fall, the Dragon will rise again. Gamers take to the skies aboard their own dragon for intense aerial combat through massive branching stages as they battle to save humanity from the brink of extinction. Dragons morph in real time, allowing players to constantly change their fighting styles as they master devastating techniques that influence both the action and the storyline in this thrilling Xbox exclusive. Available this fall. “Crazy Taxi (tm) 3: High Roller” (Xbox): The king of crazy driving games is back and taking to the streets of Glitter Oasis with new cars, new drivers and new thrills in this Xbox exclusive. Whether it’s making crazy money, conquering the new batch of mini-game challenges or trying out new tricks in the completely overhauled West Coast and Small Apple levels, “Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller” guarantees the best odds to beat the house. Available this summer. “SEGA GT (tm) 2002” (Xbox): Prepare for the definitive car racing simulation. “SEGA GT 2002” features more than 125 classic and contemporary high performance vehicles, which were created using the exact handling and performance specifications from their real-life counterparts. Players can fill their garage with tricked-out cars and trophies as they race their way through the SEGA GT circuit. Classic car buffs can also drool over “Chronicle Mode” where they can take to the streets in the hottest muscle cars from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Available this fall. “The House of the Dead ™ III” (Xbox): Prepare for the ultimate in horror. In “The House of the Dead III,” players will battle the undead as they explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Gamers can shoot up the undead as they travel different routes and advance the storyline, uncovering new secrets and hidden areas along the way. Available this fall. SEGA Sports will also feature titles including: “SEGA Sports (tm) NFL 2K3” (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube): The series that redefined the conventions of football gaming returns for a brand new season, with a totally revamped franchise mode, drastically improved AI and brilliant new graphics featuring redesigned 3D stadiums, updated player and facial models and hundreds of new animations. “SEGA Sports NFL 2K3” is the cure for gridiron fans everywhere, whether your squad happens to be the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, or the expansion Houston Texans. Available this summer. “SEGA Sports (tm) NBA 2K3” (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube): SEGA Sports will once again establish new levels of realism and entertainment in the basketball genre. Building on its critically acclaimed roots, the ultimate hoops simulation, which brought relentlessly authentic gameplay to basketball fans, steps onto the court for another year with hundreds of new animations including highlight-reel dunks and fancy dribble moves, redesigned player models and arenas and a revamped street mode. Available this fall. “SEGA Sports (tm) NHL 2K3” (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube): Building upon the acclaimed “NHL 2K” series, SEGA Sports is proud to bring to the passionate hockey fan the next level of authenticity in hockey video games – “SEGA Sports NHL 2K3.” Highly adaptive AI and a variety of new gameplay options, including advanced line controls and a redesigned franchise mode, defines this fast-paced game. “SEGA Sports NHL 2K3” brings the player closer to the ice than any hockey title ever before. Available this fall. “SEGA Sports (tm) NCAA ® College Football 2K3” (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube): College football is about tradition, pageantry and the purity of the game. “SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3” embodies all of those things, as this year’s game features dramatic improvements including new player models, completely redesigned stadiums, all 25 college bowl games and a revamped Legacy mode where gamers can recruit key high-school stars and compare lifetime records against other collegiate programs in the historical rankings system. Available this summer. “SEGA Sports (tm) NCAA ® College Basketball 2K3” (PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube): SEGA expands its library of sports simulations by bringing its dominant basketball lineage to the college hardwood, where athletes compete for the love of the game and school pride and pageantry takes precedence. Complete with more than 300 Division I teams, authentic rankings system including a weekly top 25 and bubble watch, classic and custom tournaments and a comprehensive Legacy Mode, “SEGA Sports NCAA College Basketball 2K3” delivers the ultimate college basketball experience in its freshman season. Available this winter. “SEGA ® Soccer Slam .” (Xbox, PlayStation 2): The irreverent style and fast-paced gameplay of “SEGA Soccer Slam” lands on the Xbox and PlayStation 2 this fall. Featuring added gameplay modes including the new Challenge Mode, three new secret teams and two additional mini-games, the new versions of “SEGA Soccer Slam” delivers even more entertaining arcade-style gameplay and features brilliant visuals that take full advantage of the hardware capabilities of each console. Available this fall.