Mediactive Befriends PlayStation(r)2 with
"Casper Spirit Dimensions"
Action Game To Feature Everyone's Favorite Ghost
In Battle Against the Evil Kibosh
Inc. (OTC: TDKM.OB), a global publisher of
entertainment software, announced today that it
plans to ship "Casper(r) Spirit
Dimensions" for the PlayStation(r)2 computer
entertainment system in time for Halloween this
character-based game, "Casper Spirit
Dimensions" combines advanced technological
gameplay with content suitable for everyone. The
dark and spooky adventure features Casper in a
head-to-head battle against Kibosh and his evil
minions hell-bent on taking over the spirit
2 presents a new haunt for Casper, and we are
raising him to a whole new level by taking
advantage of this next generation console,"
said Vincent Bitetti, chief executive officer of
TDK Mediactive. "With incredible graphics
and exciting environments, Casper will appeal to
a wide age range. The adventurous story will
attract younger gamers, and the game's fierce
enemies, and challenging battles will draw in a
more mature audience."
features a very accessible two-joystick flight
model that completely immerses the player from
the moment they start the game," said Peter
Gould, vice president of product development for
"The guys at
Lucky Chicken Games have done a great job working
with Ken Fox, Casper's producer at TDK
Mediactive, to develop a game that lives up to
the expectations of Casper fans everywhere."
"Casper Spirit Dimensions"
Casper the Ghost
is on a mission to save the spirit world from the
invasion of the evil Kibosh and his henchmen.
Players must successfully guide Casper through a
series of mysterious and magical levels,
including an eccentric medieval castle, a haunted
pirate ship, a spooky factory and a madcap
amusement park. Using spectacular flying
movements and various energy blasts, Casper will
rescue his friends, defeat hordes of evil
spirits, and finally confront Kibosh himself.
Spirit Dimensions" includes the following
graphics that take advantage of the PlayStation 2
* Freedom of
flight to any destination throughout the game.
* Four worlds to
conquer: Spirit World, Kibosh's Factory, an
amusement park, and Medieval World
* Four outrageous
bosses for each world, including Casper's
* Key pick-ups
that will lead Casper to bosses, extra lives, and
enhancements of his abilities.
Spirit Dimensions" for the PlayStation 2 is
due to ship October 2001.
In 1999, TDK
Mediactive and The Harvey Entertainment Company
signed a five-year worldwide exclusive agreement
to develop and publish Casper games. The
agreement provides rights for titles on
PlayStation(r) game console and PlayStation 2
console. "Casper Spirit Dimensions" for
the PlayStation 2 console is the second product
released under this agreement.
shipped "Casper(r) Friends Around the
World(tm)" for the PlayStation game console
in November 2000.
California-based TDK Mediactive, Inc. is a global
publisher of high quality entertainment software
for current and next generation videogame
systems. The Company's games are based on
original and licensed content derived from major
motion pictures, video franchises, popular
literature and popular culture. TDK Mediactive
has exclusive technology and content licenses
with Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.,
Microsoft Corporation, Nintendo of America,
DreamWorks SKG, Universal Studios, The Harvey
Entertainment Co., New Line Cinema, Signature
Networks, and others.
TDK Mediactive is
part of TDK Corporation's global effort to expand
its offerings to consumers of
About The Harvey
Entertainment Company is a diversified
entertainment company engaged in the management
and exploitation of branded characters through
merchandising, licensing and all entertainment
media. Harvey has an entertainment library
consisting of over 160 motion pictures and 165
television episodes, including 91 episodes of
Harvey Classic Animation. The Harvey Classic
brands include, Casper, The Friendly Ghost,
Richie Rich The Ghostly Trio, Little Audrey,
Herman and Katnip, Wendy the Witch and many more.
Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Hearst
Corporation, is a leading producer and
distributor of made-for-television movies,
animated series and reality and documentary
programming for the global marketplace, and
markets and licenses the ancillary consumer
products of these entertainment properties.