As Infogrames, Inc. closed out fiscal 2001 on June 30, it retained its ranking as the #2 third-party publisher of entertainment software across all platforms, according to NPD TRSTS Video Games Service. This ranking relates to the period January through May, 2001.
Infogrames games contributing to the Company’s performance since the beginning of the calendar year include Driver 2 (PlayStation), Roller Coaster Tycoon (PC), Frogger (PC, PlayStation and Game Boy Color), and Unreal Tournament (PlayStation 2), among many others.
“We’re delighted that our games have met with such strong market acceptance and are even more excited about the potential of our upcoming lineup,” said Bruno Bonnell, Chairman and CEO of Infogrames. “We’ve just shipped NASCAR Heat 2002, Freddi Fish 5, Alone in the Dark and Motor Mayhem. Upcoming titles include Survivor, Monopoly Tycoon, Dragon Ball Z, Civilization III, and Test Drive, to name just a few. And, of course, we’ll be rolling out dozens of games for all the new console platforms. We believe this broad selection of titles, which reaches a wide audience of consumers, will enable us to maintain our market position.”