Macsoft(R) and Hasbro Interactive(Tm) Team Up For Puzzle Fun.

America's favorite word game, Scrabble, takes on an interactive twist.

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Macsoft(R) and Hasbro Interactive(Tm) Team Up For Puzzle Fun With Scrabble(r) For The Macintosh.

All New Version Offers Exciting Interactive Features.

Los Angeles, CA, May 11, 2000 - America's favorite word game, SCRABBLE, takes on an interactive twist as MacSoft, the leading publisher of games for the Macintosh and a division of Infogrames, Inc., introduces Hasbro Interactive's SCRABBLE(r) game for Macintosh. Debuting at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this May, SCRABBLE's new features include a family-friendly multi-player mode, mini-players to help hone players' skills and an on-screen dictionary with pop-up definitions.

"With SCRABBLE for Mac, we sought to capture the excitement and togetherness of playing the board game, and add in some great new features such as mini-games and a computer-controlled opponent," said Cindy Swanson, Marketing manager of MacSoft. "With our interactive version also boasting Internet-based play against family and friends, SCRABBLE is sure to appeal to a wide audience."

Nothing spells interactive fun like SCRABBLE for MacSoft. The ultimate interactive word game, SCRABBLE hits home with colorful graphics and all-new features, including:

Maven, the most formidable Artificial Intelligence opponent ever created for SCRABBLE.

Mini games such as Anagrams, Rackagrams and Tournaments help hone player skills.

On-screen dictionary with pop-up definitions and hints.

Multiple skill levels.

Simultaneous four-player capability via the Internet or LAN.

Developed by Westlake Interactive, SCRABBLE will be available this Summer for an approximate retail price of $29.99. MacSoft's complete lineup of exciting games can be found online at

Infogrames Entertainment, S.A. (Paris Bourse: SICOVAM 5257) is a worldwide leader in the interactive entertainment software industry. Headquartered in France, the company develops and publishes award-winning computer and video games for the PlayStation(r) game console, PlayStation* 2 game console, Nintendo(r) 64, Nintendo(r) Game Boy(r) Color, Sega(r) Dreamcast(tm), and personal computer platforms. Founded in 1983 by chairman and CEO Bruno Bonnell, Infogrames' 17-year history has produced many award-winning franchises, such as Test Drive(r), V-Rally(tm), Driver*, Independence War(tm), Unreal*, HardBall(r), Oddworld*, and Alone In The Dark(tm). The company is also known for its long list of well-known licenses including Warner Bros. Looney Tunes(tm), Mission: Impossible(tm), Le Mans 24 Hours(r), AM General Hummer(r), Harley-Davidson(r), and Dodge(r) Viper.

Based in New York, Infogrames, Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary of Infogrames Entertainment and serves as the headquarters for the company's operations in North America. For more information, visit Infogrames' Web site at

SCRABBLE(r) is a trademark of Hasbro in the United States and Canada. Scrabble rights elsewhere in the world are held by J.W. Spear and Sons, PLC. 2000 Hasbro Interactive, Inc./Hasbro, Inc. All rights reserved.