Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ.SC:
AKLM), today announced that it
has signed an agreement with Disney Interactive for the rights to
publish video games based on ABC Television's
hit drama series, "Alias."
Currently in its second season, "Alias" is one of
television's most critically acclaimed series.
The "Alias" video game is currently being developed
studio and is scheduled to
be released in the fall of 2003 across all of the next-generation
will be a third-person action adventure video game that allows
players to step into the role of the series' lead character, Sydney
Bristow, an agent for the CIA.
Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial
arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous
will encompass all of the key elements behind the series' success,
including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based
objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry
and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe.
is one of the strongest new TV entertainment properties and is
filled with great characters, rich storylines and incredible action
that lends itself perfectly to interactive entertainment," said
e President of Marketing for
Acclaim. "We are
thrilled to have "Alias"
join our portfolio of world-renowned licenses. "
the strength of the storylines in Alias, we couldn't imagine a
better venue of expression then through the world of video
games," says Bruce Gersh,
e President of Business Development at ABC.
"We are excited about the prospect of a great game that
will bring all the elements of the show to a new fan base in the
was created by J.J. Abrams, who executive-produces the series along
with John Eisendrath, Ken Olin, Alex Kurtzman-Counter, and Roberto
Orci. The series, which
is filmed in
and premiered on
September 30, 2001
is from Touchstone Television.