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UBISOFT ANNOUNCES MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEO GAME

June 14, 2010

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Publisher Partners with The Estate of Michael Jackson for Ultimate Performance Experience

Los Angeles – June 14, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft® announced the development of an interactive performance-based video game, inspired by the legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson.  The game is family entertainment at its best and will provide an interactive experience that enables players to step into the shoes of Michael Jackson himself and re-live his most iconic performances through their own singing and dancing.  The upcoming game will include the most famous tracks from Michael Jackson's extensive catalogue such as Beat It and Billie Jean, as well as an array of his awe-inspiring dance moves for players to learn and emulate within the game. Additionally, fans will be able to sing along and test their vocal skills while immersed in the performance.

Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and the most popular global icons of all time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture. During his extraordinary career Jackson sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No.1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He won 13 Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award. His album "Thriller" is the world's best-selling album of all time with more than 110 million copies sold.

"Michael always pushed every limit when it came to technology to give his fans unforgettable entertainment experiences, whether it involved his videos, his recordings or his concerts.  Now, with this interactive product, we have the chance to bring Michael, the artist, into households around the world in a perfect match of Michael's artistry and the family entertainment which he always highly valued.  Kids, their parents, extended family members and friends will now have an opportunity to all come together and experience Michael's music and dance in an innovative, exciting and fun way," said John Branca, co-executor for The Estate of Michael Jackson.

Added Michael Jackson Estate Co-Executor John McClain: "No artist can energize a dance floor in the spirit of fun like Michael Jackson. His God-given gifts for music and dance are something new generations of fans will appreciate even more.  This game is a natural extension of what he would be doing today to raise his artistry to even greater heights for his fans of all generations. It is a game that the entire family can experience and enjoy together and this is something that would please Michael tremendously."

"We're delighted to have the opportunity to develop a game based on the songs and moves of one of the world's most incredible performers of all time," said Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft. "We expect the game to bring Michael Jackson fans, families and friends together with the energetic song and dance of The King of Pop."

The game will be available for "Project Natal" for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 system with PlayStation®Move support, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo's Wii&tm; system and Nintendo DS&tm; handheld system, for holiday 2010.

About Ubisoft
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2009-10 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of € 871 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

 

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hey guys,what are you going to do at mj's first anniversary on tomorrow?please reply!

guys,what are you going to do 2day?please reply!

Hey Fans... There will be so much info this week in light of our Michael's annivesary to Heaven.

I just signed up to be part of a portrait tribute to Michael. I thought it was really special. Celebrities that I am along side with and you can be to are Diana Ross, Adam Lambert, Jermaine Jackson, Jesse Jackson, George Lopez, and Larry King to name a few have already signed up to be represented in the portrait.

What it is, is a potrait of Michael done of a skilled technique using dots. Each dot represents a fan of his. The portrait of Michael can only be finished as fans go to the website and sign up and be placed on the portrait. It is really sweet. You can order a copy of the finished product. They will give you a dot number and a location of your dot. Its so sweet and you get to be there with friends and family and the rest of our family of MJ fans that loved him.

Go to:

www. michaeljacksontributeportrait.com

You can also write a message to Michael.

ITS FREE!! Remember, they need us to finish it.

i love u mj

What do you think Fans? How do you feel about the report that Prince, Paris, and Prince II are going to start at a private school in the fall? She stated private college. Maybe Prince I and Paris are taking advance classes or its a prep school.

I know Katherine tried to enroll them last summer into the school alot of her grandkids have already attended, but it was too late to enroll them. I heard she was on the parent teacher association. I think its good for the kids for life skills and I pray that they meet kind and honest people and friends.

But we all know... someone is going to try to befriend them to gain something or just because they are "Michael Jackson's" kids. Not to mention the teasing that will be on a different level from our experiences. But they will have good experiences too. Pray for them fans. Pray for Katherine as she makes numerous decisions.

What is your opinion if these reports? Should they be home schooled or attend a private school with other classmates?

L-O-V-E people.

Thanks to all of you who went to http://www.steveharvey.com, Michael has 62% of the vote and Prince has 36%. This survey is up until August. Please continue to check the website and vote for Michael Jackson, The best artist of the past few decades. If nothing else we will continue to be Michael's voice. Its all for LOVE.

Hey fans. There is a report that says MJ's kids will be in michael's hometown in gary indiana for their father's anniversary. It is said that katherine is taking them there to be around family and away from the crowds in L.A. This week. I'm sure people will probably be outside there home when i think about it. Also. . . I don't know how true it is because of who is involved. But there is also a report of a book being released by katherine. One page will be pictures. The other side will be her thoughts on her son. But its said to be put out by marc shaffel . . . And i thought he was shady. He worked for michael for a little while. Michael's die hard fans may remember him working along side michael in the what more can i give video project. But he later sued michael. So . . . We'll see. L o v e people! I miss you michael! I love you michael! Come back! I can't believe you will have been gone a year this friday!

Thank You guys. I have been working on this since Friday night. You guys rock. We all know who's bad. The fans are in this instance. Go to http://www.steveharvey.com. Vote for Michael as the best artist in the past few decades. Prince was winning, but we have gained on him and surpassed him. Lets keep voting.

I LOVED!
Michael is happy with this tribute for him.
Amazing!
♥♥♥

Like everyone else in world i wish u didn't have 2 go so soon its almost been one year since u left this world.

I am majorly super excited 4 the new game 2 come out but i wish it could come out sooner. But I guess the longer the better it is. By looking at the image I can all ready tell that the game is gonna be AWESOME Smiling and I hope they do include Michael as one of the options for an Avatar, if not I'm gonna be very disappointed lol XD. And I'm Curious about how many songs they would choose and what song.

http://www.steveharvey.com/ Please vote 4 Michael... Surprisingly Prince is Winning