MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Encounter the Arctic's deadliest creatures in an epic struggle for survival in Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai, coming this fall to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Wii™ from Nintendo. Packed with the game-changing TOP SHOT ELITE controller, gamers will face non-stop challenges and the ride of a lifetime through the daunting Alaskan wilderness in an effort to complete a mysterious mission.
"Every human shares the purest of instincts: survival," said David Oxford, Activision Publishing. "When those instincts kick in, its equal parts terrifying and exhilarating, and we've combined all those visceral reactions into a brand new 3rd-person adventure to make Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai the most exciting Cabela's game ever!"
Witness the drama unfold as players take the role of bush pilot Logan James after he survives a horrific plane crash that leaves him in a remote corner of the Alaskan high country. Injured, isolated and in the middle of a hostile wilderness, Logan is cut off from all hope of rescue and it's up to players to guide him to safety in his epic battle against deadly predators and the frigid elements of nature.
With nothing but firearms and gear scavenged along the way, players will trek through a variety of hostile environments that include mountain peaks, icy cliff side trails, dense forests, frozen rivers and huge uncharted caverns. In order to stay alive in such harsh terrain, players will have to keep their wits about them and use all their survival skills. Every step might be their last as avalanches and snowstorms are compounded with dangerous predators that want nothing more than to eat them for dinner. As if that isn't enough to worry about, starvation is an ever looming problem. Survive, evade, and hunt through one of the most remarkable adventures ever to be released under the Cabela's brand.
Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai will be available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ from Nintendo on November 1, 2011. The game will be bundled with the innovative TOP SHOT ELITE peripheral on Wii and wireless controller on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3, and can also be purchased separately. For more information, please follow on Twitter and Facebook - @ActivisionHunts and Facebook.com/ActivisionHunts.
Cabela's Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world's largest direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company's founding in 1961, Cabela's® has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World's Foremost Outfitter®. Through Cabela's growing number of retail stores and its well-established direct business, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service. Cabela's also issues the Cabela's CLUB® Visa credit card, which serves as its primary customer loyalty rewards program. Cabela's stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CAB."
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
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