(May 20, 2002 – Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today that its interactive entertainment licensees will showcase a strong line-up of multi-platform games based on key properties, including Harry Potter, Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes, Justice League and The Powerpuff Girls, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) from May 21 through May 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. “The excitement of E3 will be compounded with Warner Bros. Consumer Products’ exhibition of quality brands through our interactive licensees at the largest entertainment software conference of the year,” said Philippe Erwin, Vice President of Interactive Entertainment for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “E3 is the perfect forum to showcase some of the most engaging franchises in the interactive space, including Harry Potter, Scooby-Doo, Justice League, The Powerpuff Girls and other key AOL/Time Warner entertainment properties.” Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment licensees showcasing at E3 include: Bay Area Multimedia (BAM!) will highlight several new games based on Cartoon Network properties being released in Fall 2002, including “Dexter’s Laboratory: Chess Challenge” for Game Boy Advance, “The Powerpuff Girls” for PlayStation 2, “The Powerpuff Girls: Gamesville” for PC and “Samurai Jack: The Amulet of Time” for Game Boy Advance. Crave Entertainment will preview a Game Boy Advance title featuring the three mischievous neighborhood friends seen each week on Cartoon Network’s, “Ed, Edd n Eddy.” The title will ship in Fall 2002 and will mirror Ed, Edd and Eddy’s television quest to make money to buy delicious jawbreakers. E3 Booth # 946, South Hall Conspiracy Entertainment will showcase the following titles that will be released in late Summer 2002: “Tiny Toon Adventures: Defenders of the Universe” for PlayStation 2 and GameCube and “Pinky & the Brain: The Master Plan” for Game Boy Advance. Conspiracy will also preview “Animaniacs: Hollywood Hijinx” for PlayStation 2 and GameCube that will be released in Fall 2002. E3 Booth # 946, South Hall Electronic Arts will preview “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” based on J.K. Rowling's second book in the worldwide best-selling series, players face a slew of new challenges and mysteries as the famous "boy who lived." EA will be publishing games based on Chamber of Secrets this fall under the EA GAMES brand for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, GameCube, Xbox, PC, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation and Game Boy Color. Each game will take advantage of the individual platform's hardware capabilities to deliver the ultimate Harry Potter gaming experience. E3 Booth # 1000, South Hall Infogrames will unveil plans for games based on sequels to the highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning action thriller, “THE MATRIX.” The games will be based on the upcoming sequels, “THE MATRIX RELOADED” and “THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS” from Warner Bros. Pictures. Infogrames will also showcase the new game “LOONS,” with Bugs, Daffy, Taz and Sylvester as actors battling for roles in Hollywood’s next big blockbuster movie, launching on Xbox in Fall 2002. For PlayStation 2, Infogrames will show “Superman: Shadow of Apokolips” and “Taz: Wanted” based on the wild Warner Bros. Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil. E3 Booth # 924, South Hall Midway will debut “Justice League: Injustice For All,” which is in development and scheduled to ship in fall 2002 for the Game Boy Advance. The popular superhero characters will also be featured in videogames scheduled for release on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox videogame system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube in Summer 2003. E3 Booth # 800, South Hall THQ will showcase Scooby-Doo based on the upcoming motion picture for Game Boy Advance. The game, scheduled for release in conjunction with this summer’s highly anticipated, live-action movie, is based on the mystery-solving adventures of Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma. Also on display from THQ will be “Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights” scheduled for release on PlayStation 2 in Summer 2002 and GameCube in Fall 2002. The game based on the classic Scooby-Doo cartoon, combines the characters of Mystery, Inc. and classic villains in captivating gameplay. E3 Booth # 4001, Petree Hall Warner Bros. Consumer Products is a division of Warner Bros., an AOL Time Warner Company, and is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
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