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‘Scarface’ Coming To Video Game

Hip-Hop heavyweights

like Nas, Tony Yayo, Scarface, Snoop and countless others have listed Al Pacino’s

"Tony Montana" character as an influence and soon, they will have the

opportunity to step into the gangster’s seedy world in the upcoming video

game "Scarface."

Players take the

role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted in film

and navigate through the streets of Miami, the Florida Keys, the Bahamas &

other locations negotiating deals with unsavory characters, avoiding rivals

and the DEA, in a quest to rebuild a fallen empire.

"The treacherous

world of Scarface is a natural property to translate into a cinematic game play

experience," said Michael Pole, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Studios

for Vivendi Universal Games. "The game will feature cutting-edge technology,

a compelling storyline and the unprecedented experience of playing as one of

Hollywood’s most notorious gangsters, Tony Montana."

The gameplay environment

will authentically recreate the historical time period of the film, touching

on politics, news items and events of the day.

Acclaimed screenwriter

David McKenna has written an original, event-driven storyline for the interactive

game that will lead the player through the underworld.

The movie Scarface

has had an influence on many rappers, who make references to the film, sample

it and name themselves after characters in the flick.

"Scarface"

hits stores in the Fall 2005. For more information on the game visit http://www.scarfacegame.com.

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