San Francisco, CA - November 15, 2005 - SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of Shadow The Hedgehog for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. In his first solo effort, Shadow the Hedgehog takes to the streets with a huge array of weapons and vehicles in search of his true identity. Shadow has a choice to make – will he use his great powers for good or evil?
With the planet under attack from a fierce alien force that threatens the future of Westopolis, government troops are battling anyone they can't trust. In order to secure the Emeralds, Shadow must play both sides...but the path he takes will be completely up to you! Every decision you make affects Shadow's future and ultimately his destiny. Uncover the truth and discover who your friends - or foes - really are!
"By giving Shadow a game of his own, we're able offer a unique gameplay experience while expanding the boundaries of the Sonic universe," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America. "New play mechanics allow Shadow to wield weaponry and use vehicles, while giving players a real sense of control over the story as it unfolds – they decide if Shadow is a hero or a villain."
Featuring a branching story mode with multiple endings and a fun 2-player competitive mode, Shadow The Hedgehog is designed to offer substantial replay value. Fans will also enjoy cameos by several Sonic characters, including Sonic, Amy, Knuckles, and Dr. Eggman.
Shadow The Hedgehog is rated "E-10" for 'Everyone age 10 and up' by the Entertainment Software Review Board, and is available at retailers nationwide for an MSRP of $49.95. For screenshots and artwork, please visit the SEGA FTP site at: http://segapr.segaamerica.com.
About SEGA of America SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America's Web site is located at www.SEGA.com.
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