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ACTIVISION AND ACCLAIMED DEVELOPER TOTALLY GAMES TEAM UP TO DELIVER THE FIRST SPACE SIM BASED ON STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION™

Santa Monica, CA - March 10, 2000 - Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Lawrence Holland's Totally Games, creators of the award-winning Star Wars® X-Wing® series of games, is developing the first space simulation based in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe. PC gamers should prepare to explore the Final Frontier when Star Trek Bridge Commander releases in 2001.

"Totally Games' record for capturing the essence of an enormously popular entertainment property and translating it into a successful PC game is unrivaled," said Mitch Lasky, Executive Vice President, Activision Studios. "Their talent, combined with our shared vision for Star Trek™, is sure to result in an amazing space simulation that will appeal both to the hardcore gamer and Star Trek fans alike."

"In Star Trek Bridge Commander, we wanted to provide a genuine Star Trek experience. Therefore, it is distinctly different from the X-Wing Series," says Lawrence Holland, President and Lead Designer of Totally Games. "You will command a large starship that has massive fire power, with strategic maneuverability, and equipped with highly configurable defenses. The excitement and thrill of commanding your crew in first person on the detailed 3D bridge and the ability to take direct control of combat encounters in the external Tactical Mode will be captivating for all types of gamers."

As the game unfolds, players will assume the role of Captain and command both Galaxy and Sovereign class Federation ships much like the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701D and U.S.S. Enterprise-E. The game will feature the voice talents of Patrick Stewart as Captain Picard and Brent Spiner as Commander Data and will feature a new alien race, along with familiar friends and foes like the Cardassians, Ferengi, Klingons and Romulans.

The story follows the player and his crew aboard the U.S.S. Sovereign aiding colonies in a remote area of space in the wake of a stellar catastrophe. The excitement and the challenges grow as the crew races to find the cause through over 30 different missions, which will include many of Star Trek's most fundamental elements - defense, combat, diplomacy, exploration, rescue, and scientific discovery.

The question is - can you keep your cool while bulkheads fall, save your crew, save the colonists, and defend against a threat to the Federation? You'll have your chance when Star Trek Bridge Commander warps into stores next year.

Viacom Consumer Products merchandises properties on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Television, Viacom Properties and Spelling Television, as well as third-party properties. Viacom Consumer Products, a unit of Viacom Entertainment Group, is a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. Star Trek™, ® and © 2003 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. Star Trek™ and all related marks are trademarks of Paramount Pictures.

Lawrence Holland and Totally Games previously developed a line of four award-winning Star Wars space combat simulations and three WWII air combat simulations, including Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe®, TIE Fighter® and Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance®, in conjunction with LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC. Based in San Rafael, California, Totally Games continues to create totally involving games in an expanding set of genres and platforms. More information about Totally Games and its development projects can be found on the company's World Wide Web site that is located at http://www.totallygames.com.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $436 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999.

Activision maintains operations in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, The Netherlands and Belgium. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at http://www.activision.com.

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements." The company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. These important factors, and other factors that could affect Activision, are described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1999, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are referred to such filings.

 


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