Crave Obtains National Rifle Association License for NRA Gun Club

Target shooter allows players to test hundreds of firearms

Posted by Staff
Newport Beach, Calif.-September 6, 2006-Crave Entertainment, a leading publisher of console videogames for the casual gamer, in partnership with Highway 1 Productions, today announced that the National Rifle Association has officially endorsed NRA Gun Club, a target shooter for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. This target shooter allows gamers to enter the shooting range, steady their nerves, and take aim at the bull's-eye and score in a wide variety of competitive environments.

"In keeping with the NRA mission, this game tests marksmanship in a sporting environment and emphasizes responsible use of firearms. This is a fun and exciting game, challenging all ages and all levels of firearms proficiency" says Mike Marcellin, Managing Director of the National Rifle Association.

The game puts over one hundred faithfully recreated firearms in the hands of the player who can try his or her skill in a wide range of immersive 3D practice environments, from indoor ranges with paper targets, to hillsides with poppers or on the skeet course with flying clay pigeons. A certification mode challenges would-be sharpshooters' skills, and detailed descriptions and information for every firearm make it a must-have for gun collectors and enthusiasts.

Features of NRA Gun Club include:
- Over 100 firearms to choose from - current consumer models, LE/military & specialty models
- Detailed descriptions for every firearm
- Quick Match Mode
- Certification Mode
- Unlock new guns, environments, and challenges
- Choose from over 15 realistic shooting challenges
- Head-to-head challenges offer competitive gameplay for 1-8 players
- 12 unique gameplay settings - from close-range shooting galleries to expansive open terrain for long-range targeting
- Focus on firearms and target shooting

About the National Rifle Association
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America's oldest civil rights and sportsmen's group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation's leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military.

About Highway 1 Productions
Based in San Francisco, California, Highway 1 Productions is the interactive entertainment industry's premier independent production company, specializing in design and management of high-quality video game titles for the console and PC gaming markets. For more information about Highway 1 Productions, please visit

About Crave Entertainment
Based in Newport Beach, California, Crave Entertainment is a subsidiary of Handleman Company. Crave, a publisher of videogame entertainment products creates games for the major console platforms including PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Nintendo DS?, Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCube?, the PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. For more information about Crave Entertainment, please visit