LucasArts To Bring Acclaimed Flight Action Game Star Wars: Battle For Naboo To Pc
HIGH ACTION BATTLES, GRAPHIC ENHANCEMENTS HIGHLIGHT PC VERSION OF GAME
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- January 24, 2001 -- LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC challenges PC game players to unite against the evil Trade Federation and strike back on land, sea and air in the flight action game Star Wars: Battle for Naboo. Released to critical acclaim on the Nintendo 64, Battle for Naboo for PC features enhanced game resolution, textures, and a new interface. Star Wars: Battle for Naboo for PC is being developed in conjunction with Factor 5 and is expected for release in March, 2001.
In Battle for Naboo, players leap into a variety of Star Wars vehicles and traverse a wide range of environments while clashing with numerous Trade Federation enemies, such as battle droids, droid starfighters and AAT's. In the more than fifteen compelling levels, players experience new and familiar Star Wars locations while engaging in air-to-air, ground-to-ground, space and air-to-ground battles.
"Star Wars: Battle for Naboo is reminiscent of LucasArts' popular flight action game Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, which also appeared on the N64 and the PC," says Joel Dreskin, senior manager of brand planning for LucasArts. "Battle for Naboo continues this tradition of bringing fast and furious action-arcade thrills to the PC with gameplay accesible to players of all skill levels."
LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is a leading international developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of computer and console platforms. Based in San Rafael, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts is one of five companies in the Lucas group which include Lucasfilm Ltd., Lucas Digital Ltd. LLC, Lucas Licensing Ltd., and Lucas Learning Ltd. Lucasfilm is one of the leading film and entertainment companies in the world. Lucasfilm's businesses include George Lucas' film and television production and distribution activities as well as the business activities of the THX Group. Lucas Digital, which consists of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Skywalker Sound, provides visual effects and audio post-production services to the entertainment industry. Lucas Licensing is responsible for the merchandising of all Lucasfilm's film and television properties. Lucas Learning creates engaging interactive entertainment products that provide learning opportunities through exploration and discovery.
About Factor 5
Based in San Rafael, Calif., Factor 5 LLC is a leading developer of interactive entertainment software and technology for a variety of console and computer platforms.