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Gamers Feel the Need … The Need for Speed With the Release of Top Gun: Hard Lock

March 6, 2012

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, has announced that Top Gun: Hard Lock for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system has shipped to North American retail outlets. The Windows PC version is available for download at http://www.impulsedriven.com/.

Top Gun: Hard Lock lets fans fly into the danger zone as an all-new crew of elite naval aviators taking air combat to new heights. Players engage in adrenaline-fueled, dog fights to tailgate MiGs at Mach 2 and master the game’s Hard Lock feature to perform high-G aerial combat maneuvers in order to destroy enemy pilots.

“More than 25 years after its debut the ‘Top Gun’ brand is still going strong and we are proud to be part of that heritage with the release of Top Gun: Hard Lock,” said Ian Howe, president, 505 Games North America. “Our game lets fans experience an all-new storyline as well as the same high-octane action found in the film, allowing them to immerse themselves in the ‘Top Gun’ universe like never before.”

Featuring 14 playable planes, including a selection of licensed planes such as the iconic F-14 Super Tomcat, Top Gun: Hard Lock also features a single-player campaign that spans 15 exhilarating missions and an all-new modern-day storyline. Players can also compete online in an addictive multiplayer campaign that supports up to 16 players.

Top Gun: Hard Lock was developed by Headstrong Games, a division of Kuju Entertainment, under license from Paramount Digital Entertainment. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system versions are available for a SRP of $39.99 and the downloadable Windows PC version is available at http://www.impulsedriven.com/ for $29.99. The game has been rated “T” (Teen – language and violence – content that may be suitable for ages 13 and older) by the ESRB.

Be a part of the action at http://www.facebook.com/topgunmovie and for more information about Top Gun: Hard Lock please visit www.topgungame.com. To view the explosive launch trailer visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj8K-wx027Q

About 505 Games

505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include Naughty Bear, Rugby World Cup 2011 and IL2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey.

505 Games is headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK with offices in Los Angeles, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.

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For Media Inquiries Please Contact:
Lisa Fields
Public Relations Director, North America
505 Games
(818) 540-3013

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