Activision Teams Up With GGL For Soldier Of Fortune Payback Tourney

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Press release

Santa Monica, CA – Dec. 13, 2007 – Activision, Inc. , in conjunction with the GGL, today announced the Ultimate Mercenary Tournament for its recently released high-octane first person action game Soldier of Fortune Payback. At stake is $15,000 in cash and prizes and an all-expense paid trip to New York City, along with the fame and bragging rights that being the best virtual mercenary in the world gets you. Practice rounds begin today with official qualifying tournaments kicking-off in January 2008. For complete registration information, along with rules and regulations, go to SOF.GGL.COM.

The Ultimate Mercenary Tournament will offer single and team play ladders in the online multiplayer modes. Ten finalists will pack their bags and head to New York City in February for a spot in the championships to be televised on Voom GamePlay HD.

About Soldier of Fortune Payback

Soldier of Fortune Payback is the long-awaited third installment of the Soldier of Fortune video game series. The saga continues with the mercenary organization known as “The Shop,” where players take on the role of a hired mercenary. Players will experience all the thrill and dangers of authentic mercenary combat blasting their way through high intensity combat situations in the world’s most dangerous hotspots with an arsenal of weapons capable of doing massive amounts of damage. Using any means necessary, players will need to uncover a complex plot and defeat an extremist organization determined to throw the world into global conflict. Failure is not an option.

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