FROM YOUR HOME THIS THANKSGIVING WITH
ASC GAMES' TNN OUTDOORS PRO HUNTER
-- Game Launch Supported By HEAT.NET Online Hunting Contest --
Darien, CT, November 19, 1998 -- Breaking new ground in the
video game industry's hottest-selling genre, the hunting simulation, ASC Games announces
the shipment of TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter for PC CD-ROM. In stores by Thanksgiving, TNN
Outdoors Pro Hunter raises the stakes by incorporating the revolutionary Unreal 3D
technology, the expertise of one of the nation's premiere media and entertainment
companies, The Nashville Network (TNN) and Realtree Outdoors hunting expert, Bill Jordan.
TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter was developed by Dreamforge Intertainment * the same development
team responsible for ASC Games' critically acclaimed PC title, Sanitarium. In March of
1999, online multi-player game service HEAT.NET will sponsor an online hunting contest for
TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter where players will have the chance to win one of two Chevy S10
"People can shoot their own virtual turkey or other
game of choice this Holiday season and year-round with TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter," said
Steve Grossman, CEO of ASC Games. "We are very excited to bring the most advanced 3D
technology to this highly popular video game genre. That, combined with the ability to
hunt alongside others online in tournament style play makes TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter the
most realistic hunting experience ever."
TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter, the most realistic hunting
simulation to date, uses the critically acclaimed UNREAL 3D Technology developed by Epic
MegaGames Inc. This technology allows ASC Games to create the incredible 3D Active
Wildlife Environment (A.W.E.) adding depth and detail not found in other games. TNN
Outdoors Pro Hunter is the first hunting simulation to allow for multiplayer game play
over Local Area Networks and the Internet. The game also possesses the most diverse
selection of animals available in any hunting simulation on the market. The game allows
players to hunt for nine different types of animals including small game (rabbit, quail,
squirrel), big game (whitetail deer, elk, wild turkey), and migratory birds (mallard duck,
dove, Canadian geese). Players also have the option of using 11 different types of
weapons, attachments, hunting dogs, and authentic Realtree hunting gear and equipment.
Other TNN Outdoors Pro Hunter features include a wide selection of terrain types, seasons,
maps and gameplay modes including training, clay pigeon shooting, targeting range, single
player, and tournament.
ASC Games is supporting the launch of TNN Outdoors Pro
Hunter with an in-depth marketing campaign including extensive print advertising, online
and in-store promotions and innovative merchandising utilizing the TNN Outdoors
partnership. The partnership agreement with TNN - allows ASC Games to publish games under
the TNN Outdoors and the TNN Motorsports license, enabling ASC Games to tap into TNN's
strong brand recognition and its 74 million subscribers.
TNN is a service of CBS Cable and the number one source of country music entertainment and
lifestyle programming offering original concert specials, high-quality entertainment news
and interviews, live variety, music videos, country lifestyle information, and exclusive
sports coverage. Having celebrated its fifteenth anniversary on March 7, 1998, TNN is now
seen in more than 77 million homes in North America. Visit TNN on the worldwide web at www.country.com.
About ASC Games
With its corporate headquarters in Darien, Connecticut, ASC Games has quickly emerged as a
creative force in the video game industry as a developer, publisher and distributor of
products for the PlayStation and PC CD-ROM platforms. In 1999, ASC Games will continue its
growth with products for the Nintendo 64 and Dreamcast. Visit ASC Games on the worldwide
web at www.ascgames.com.
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