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Taz Wanted announced for PS2

  Infogrames has announced its new 3D-action platform game starring the popular Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil. The game will be titled Taz Wanted and is being developed by Blitz Games. The story begins with Yosemite Sam capturing Taz, only to have him escape and become a fugitive on the run. It is your task to avoid being captured by rushing, breaking, eating, spinning, and biting your way through free roaming worlds. The ultimate goal is to destroy all the Taz Wanted posters and, therefore, avoid the grasp of Yosemite Sam.

   "We are very pleased to be working with Blitz on Taz Wanted," said Kerri Orders, head of family marketing at Infogrames. "Blitz has demonstrated a great expertise in producing high quality games with broad-based appeal. To date, we are confident that our debut launch of the most popular Looney Tunes character, the Tasmanian Devil, on next generation platforms will be one of the most wanted games by both gamers and casual gamers alike. Taz's irreverent and aggressive character is perfectly translated by Blitz into the interactive arena."

   "Taz Wanted has been a great opportunity for us at Blitz to work with Infogrames for the very first time," said Jon Cartwright, project manager at Blitz Games. "Taz is such a wild character and Infogrames has given us the freedom to go to town creatively with this game. We've managed to bring Taz and other Looney Tunes characters to next-gen platforms with fantastic animation. The whole look is true to the heritage of the brand but we've also managed to bring it right up to date putting Taz in a contemporary environment."

12/11/2001 Matt Stensrud

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