(November 4, 2008 – Redwood City, CA) — Eidos Interactive, creator of some of the world’s leading video game properties, today announced that “Monster Lab” is hitting stores across North America. A story-driven role playing, action adventure hybrid video game for the entire family, “Monster Lab” invites players to engage in eerie experiments and epic monster battles as they explore the depths of the mysterious Uncanny Valley and attempt to become a fully-fledged member of the Mad Science Alliance, an organization for the truly maddest of mad scientists. “Monster Lab” is an original title set in the supernatural world of Uncanny Valley, where the evil Baron Mharti rules the region with a cruel hand. Players take on the role of an apprentice scientist who must perform a vast array of intricate experiments to create their very own monster from over 150 available monster parts. Bringing these creatures to life, gamers can explore the land as they search for ingredient to make monster parts, hunt down other gruesome monsters to defeat in combat, and uncover fun quests and challenges as they attempt to vanquish the evil baron and liberate the villagers of Uncanny Valley. Players explore six chilling locales in their pursuit of mastering the Mad Science disciplines: mechanical, alchemic and biological, choosing either solo play or competing against friends in multiplayer combat online and off. Along the way they will experience mini-game challenges and experiments that will keep the game interesting and fun. “An eccentric art style with wacky characters, combined with the ease of a pick up and play game, makes ‘Monster Lab’ appealing to action RPG gamers of all ages.” said Robert A. Lindsey, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Eidos, Inc. “With a compelling and engaging storyline, ‘Monster Lab’ will keep you locked away in your lab trying to build the perfect creation.” “Monster Lab” is co-published in North America by Eidos, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and is rated “E 10+ (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB. It is available for Wii™ for a suggested retail price of $39.99, as well as The Nintendo DS™ and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $29.99. For more information, please visit www.monsterlabthegame.com. About Eidos Interactive Ltd Eidos Interactive Ltd, creators of some of the world's leading videogame properties, consists of several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios and Eidos Montreal, plus sales and distribution offices in Europe and the US. The Group has a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager and Just Cause. Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG).
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