REDMOND, Wash. — May 15, 2008 — The movie won’t hit theaters for another week, but fans don’t have to wait any longer to get a taste of the adventure Indiana Jones™ has to offer. Microsoft Corp. and LucasArts are debuting an exclusive playable demo of the upcoming Games for Windows-branded “LEGO® Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” on the official Games for Windows Web site, which can be reached by visiting www.lucasarts.com/games/legoindianajones/demo or http://www.gamesforwindows.com. The official Games for Windows Web site is the only place to experience the game on any platform before the release of the new Indiana Jones movie.
“LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” is the latest addition to the fantastic LEGO gaming franchise. The full game includes more than 60 playable characters, dozens of memorable Indiana Jones scenes, and all the charm that LEGO brings to gaming.
Great Games for Windows Features
“LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” will sport the Games for Windows brand, so gamers are assured of a high-quality experience. Games for Windows titles offer easier installation, widescreen compatibility, and support for Windows Vista Parental Controls and the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, helping provide a safe, easy and fun experience. Gamers, movie buffs and adventurers can visit http://www.gamesforwindows.com to download the exclusive playable demo.
“LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures” is rated E-10+ for players age 10 and older, and will hit store shelves June 3, 2008, for an estimated retail price of $29.99.
About Games for Windows
Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system in the world for games, delivering the widest range of titles, the most gaming hardware choices, and advanced gaming technology for players of all types. With Windows as the cornerstone, the Games for Windows platform offers publishers and gamers the most enjoyable and innovative gaming experiences available on a PC. More information can be found online at http://www.gamesforwindows.com.
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