Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ.SC: AKLM),
today announced that it has signed an agreement with Disney
Interactive for the rights to publish video games based on ABC
Television's hit drama
series, "Alias." Currently
in its second season, "Alias" is one of television's most
critically acclaimed series. The
"Alias" video game is currently being developed by Acclaim's
studio and is scheduled to be
released in the fall of 2003 across all of the next-generation gaming
will be a third-person action adventure video game that allows players
to step into the role of the series' lead character, Sydney Bristow,
an agent for the CIA. Bristow
must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of
high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions.
will encompass all of the key elements behind the series' success,
including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based
objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and
stunning gameplay locations that span the globe.
is one of the strongest new TV entertainment properties and is filled
with great characters, rich storylines and incredible action that
lends itself perfectly to interactive entertainment," said
e President of Marketing for
Acclaim. "We are
thrilled to have "Alias"
join our portfolio of world-renowned licenses. "
the strength of the storylines in Alias, we couldn't imagine a better
venue of expression then through the world of video games," says
e President of Business Development at ABC.
"We are excited about the prospect of a great game that
will bring all the elements of the show to a new fan base in the
was created by J.J. Abrams, who executive-produces the series along
with John Eisendrath, Ken Olin, Alex Kurtzman-Counter, and Roberto
Orci. The series, which
is filmed in
and premiered on
September 30, 2001
is from Touchstone Television.