Activision Signs Rucker’s FinestSanta Monica, CA - May 9, 2002 - The most famous monikers in street basketball --Half Man Half Amazing, Hot Sauce, Speedy Williams, The Future, Booger Smith, Main Event, AO and headache - are taking their signature moves from the playground to the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox(tm) video game system from Microsoft in Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Street Hoops(tm). The players, who have gained fame through their appearances in the popular AND 1 Mix Tapes(tm) and Nike's Freestyle commercials, will showcase their skills in this gritty street-style basketball game slated for release this summer. Street Hoops encompasses the look, speed, energy and attitude of park/playground blacktop competition. The game allows players to compete in a nationwide tournament representing their hometown on the most notorious street courts in 9 U.S. cites, as well as four fantasy courts that can be unlocked during gameplay. Realism is the rule, allowing players to bet cash on competitions, buy authentic real-world gear including Sean John, Ecko Unlimited, Southpole, Pure Playaz, AND 1 and more with their earnings, talk trash, shout and push other players around, if need be. The game features multiple modes of play including World Tournament, King of the Court, and multiplayer Full Court and Half-court games. Additionally, a large variety of real freestyle basketball moves, dunking with style and a top hip-hop music soundtrack lend to the game's authenticity. To learn more about this slam dunk title, click on the Product Profile button, or simply visit click here.