NEWS - Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Enter The Matrix NumbersGame Available May 15, In Conjunction With Release Of The Matrix Reloaded Atari announced today that worldwide retail orders for Enter the Matrix for the PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system, the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCubeTM and personal computer (PC) have surpassed 4 million copies. The game will be available worldwide on May 15, in conjunction with the release of the highly anticipated second installment of the Matrix film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded. "We are thrilled by the tremendous worldwide demand for what is going to be one of the most groundbreaking games our business has seen in years," said Bruno Bonnell, chairman and CEO, Infogrames. "Enter the Matrix is the biggest game we have ever shipped, and Im happy to report that it does not disappoint. Matrix fans and video game players worldwide are poised to enjoy an entirely new entertainment experience with a complete meshing of Hollywood filmmaking and interactive entertainment." Developed by award-winning Shiny Entertainment (an Infogrames studio), Enter The Matrix is a revolution in interactive entertainment - a third-person action game that effectively blurs the line between Hollywood blockbuster films and next generation video games. The game is directed by and features a script written by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy, marking the most intensive collaboration between a video game publisher and a movie studio to date.