(May 19, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – “Terminator Salvation” the videogame, published by Equity Games Production and Evolved Games, licensed by Halcyon Games and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is available today for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 Computer Entertainment System and PC. Inspired by the upcoming “Terminator Salvation” film, the game offers players the chance to assume the role of John Connor, a soldier in the Resistance, battling for survival against the far superior forces of Skynet. Taking place two years before the events of the “Terminator Salvation” film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures, players will be lead through a visceral, story and character-driven gaming experience set in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. “Terminator Salvation” the videogame is a third-person action game with concentrated armed combat against all of the Skynet enemies from the film while encountering new enemies specifically designed for the game. The game takes the battle for humanity to the next level with iconic enemies, cinematic fight sequences and weaponry, drawn directly from the film, as well as a multi-layered cover mechanic. Grammy® Award-winning hip-hop artist and actor Common reprises his film role as Barnes, a humorous ex-football player who manages to crack jokes while battling an army of relentless Terminators. Actress Moon Bloodgood also returns to her role from the film as Blair Williams, the confident and attractive resistance soldier who thinks Connor should step up as a leader and isn’t afraid to call him on it. Rose McGowan joins the team to voice a role that is exclusive to the game, Angie Salter, a fatalistic ex-elementary school teacher who’s still not adjusted to the harsh realities of war. “Terminator Salvation” the videogame is rated “T” for Teen and is available for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 for the suggested retail price of $59.99. It is also available for PC at retail outlets for the suggested retail price of $49.99. The game can be purchased digitally via Steam, Direct2Drive, BestBuy.com and the Trymedia Network. For more information on “Terminator Salvation” the videogame, please visit http://www.terminatorsalvationthegame.com/. About “Terminator Salvation” Opening nationwide on May 21, 2009, “Terminator Salvation” will be distributed in North America by Warner Bros. Pictures. Sony Pictures Entertainment is distributing the film in most international territories. “Terminator Salvation” is set in post-apocalyptic 2018, where John Connor is the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future that Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of a stranger named Marcus Wright. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynet's operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind. The film is directed by McG from a screenplay by Michael Ferris & John Brancato. Moritz Borman, Derek Anderson, Victor Kubicek and Jeffrey Silver are the producers, with Jeanne Allgood, Dan Lin, Mario F. Kassar, Andrew G. Vajna and Joel B. Michaels serving as executive producers. The film stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Bryce Dallas Howard, Moon Bloodgood, Common, Jane Alexander and Helena Bonham Carter. About Halcyon Games Halcyon Games is a division of The Halcyon Company, a privately financed, media development, production and financing company, headed by co-CEOs Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek. The company is designed to create, acquire, manage, publish and maintain the creative integrity of each and every project delivered by The Halcyon Company across traditional and non-traditional channels of distribution. In March 2007, Halcyon acquired all of the rights in relationship to the “Terminator” franchise. About GRIN GRIN is a developer of games that utilize the very latest in technology. GRIN, best known for its work on the “Tom Clancy: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter” series, is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. GRIN has offices in Barcelona, Spain, Jakarta, Indonesia and Gothenburg, Sweden. About EGI - Equity Games Production EGI - Equity Games Productions AG is a Swiss based publishing and production house founded by an experienced team of games and media executives and backed by partners such as BVT and their public game funds. For publishing purposes Equity Games is co-publishing with Evolved Games. Equity Games’ goal is to bring together independent game excellence and the market’s opportunities. About Evolved Games Evolved Games is a leading global publisher of award-winning titles across all platforms, publishing award-winning games for all major platforms throughout the U.S., and Europe. Evolved Games offices are located in the US and the UK, bringing a wealth of industry talent together to create and publish innovative and entertaining titles. About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
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