Novadrome Set to Begin Combat on Xbox Live® Arcade

Sci-Fi Vehicle Combat Game Powers onto Microsofts Online Video Games Service This Holiday

BURBANK, Calif.--()--Arenas far from Earth will soon be filled with intense vehicle combat. Buena Vista Games today announced details about Novadrome, a sci-fi vehicle combat game, for Xbox Live® Arcade. Developed by Stainless Games Ltd. exclusively for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system, Novadrome puts gamers behind the wheel of an armed, buggy-style vehicle to face off in gladiatorial combat on a distant planet. With three single-player options and a frantic multiplayer mode, the game will be available for download worldwide this Holiday.

Immensely fun to play, easily available and affordable, Novadrome captures what gamers are looking for in an Xbox Live Arcade title, said Michael Ryder, senior vice president of global production, Buena Vista Games. Offline, players can battle enemies or explore sprawling arenas filled with obstacles and power-ups. After learning the basics, they can then vie for ultimate bragging rights by engaging friends and other Xbox Live Arcade combatants through the highly customizable online multiplayer mode.

We took our renowned experience of making intense vehicle combat games and put it into an extremely addictive game -- Novadrome, said Patrick Buckland, managing director of Stainless Games Ltd. Novadrome will have Xbox Live Arcade gamers speeding around large sci-fi environments in an effort to destroy enemy vehicles.

Features:

  • 24 unique vehicles from which to choose
  • 15 arenas of continuous, furious action
  • Includes car-mounted beam, particle and physics weapons
  • Play for bragging rights Top the leaderboards to become the ultimate champion
  • Multiple gameplay modes and event types to choose from featuring Career, Arcade, Free Play and Multiplayer Modes
  • Challenge your captors Obliterate your alien abductors in action-packed boss encounters

About Stainless Games

Stainless was the team behind the original award winning, multimillion-selling Carmageddon franchise. Based on the Isle of Wight, England, Stainless Games Ltd is now at the forefront of Xbox Live Arcade content creation. For more information, please log on to www.stainlessgames.com.

About Buena Vista Games

Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG) is the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). BVG publishes, markets and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with third-party interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. For more information, please log on to www.bvg.com.

© Stainless Games Ltd 2006. All rights reserved.

Contacts

United States:
Buena Vista Games
Eric Wein, 818-553-4137
or
Kohnke Communications (for Buena Vista Games)
Eddiemae Jukes, 415-777-4000
eddiemae@kohnkecomm.com
or
Europe:
Buena Vista Games
Neena Williams, +44 (0) 208 222 1552
or
Canada:
High Road Communications (for Buena Vista Games)
Cameron Gordon, 416-644-2252
cgordon@highroad.com
Lesley Sturla, 416-644-2273
lsturla@highroad.com

Contacts

United States:
Buena Vista Games
Eric Wein, 818-553-4137
or
Kohnke Communications (for Buena Vista Games)
Eddiemae Jukes, 415-777-4000
eddiemae@kohnkecomm.com
or
Europe:
Buena Vista Games
Neena Williams, +44 (0) 208 222 1552
or
Canada:
High Road Communications (for Buena Vista Games)
Cameron Gordon, 416-644-2252
cgordon@highroad.com
Lesley Sturla, 416-644-2273
lsturla@highroad.com