April 3, 2002 Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the worlds leading video
game publishers, announced today a worldwide deal with 20th Century Fox to
develop the popular game Aliens vs. Predator for the first time ever on the Game
Boy Advance hand-held video game system. Ubi Soft has acquired the rights to develop Aliens
vs. Predator until 2003. Aliens vs. Predator is a successful gaming franchise,
having sold over 1 million copies on PC worldwide.
Aliens vs. Predator is a unique concept, featuring characters
from the thrilling films "Aliens" and "Predator." Aliens vs.
Predator pits the three most dangerous species in the universe against each other in a
battle for the ultimate prize survival. Playing as a Colonial Marine, a Predator or
an Alien, players stalk their way through intense and terrifying environments.
"This game allows players to experience numerous levels of action
and terror and we are looking forward to creating a hand-held version that captures all
the excitement of these sci-fi thrillers," said Laurent Detoc, president of Ubi Soft
"Aliens vs. Predator has been one of Fox Interactives
most successful game franchises and we are pleased to be partnering with Ubi Soft for its
debut on Game Boy Advance," stated Steve Bersch, president of Fox Interactive.