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BELLEVUE, WA (August 21, 2000) - Sierra Studios(tm) today announced the launch of the official website for Throne of Darkness(tm), the incredibly vast action-Role Playing Game (RPG) set in feudal Japan. The new site, found at www.throneofdarkness.com, will provide the gaming community with continuously updated information on Click Entertainment's highly anticipated PC title, due to ship Q1 2001.

The new Throne of Darkness website showcases everything from never-before-seen screen shots, development sketches and a downloadable opening movie, to character overview and animations, gameplay details, development team bios and a threaded discussion forum. There are also links to the latest Throne of Darkness game news, previews, reviews, and press releases.

Throne of Darkness offers gamers both a massive single-player and multiplayer experience as they vie for control of power in ancient Japan. Tightly based on Japanese mythology, the single-player game casts gamers in a fight to overthrow the Dark Warlord and his army of the undead. Seven distinct samurai are ready to challenge the evil that stalks the land. Lead up to four of these characters into battle with the unique Play Calling system for controlling the computer AI, and wield more than 75 spells based around the four elements. The multiplayer game allows up to 35 gamers to battle for supremacy in this ancient land. Multiplayer will be playable online via Sierra.com powered by Flipside.

Click Entertainment is a San Francisco-based developer of PC and console games. The company's objective is to set new standards in the electronic entertainment industry by creating games of the highest caliber. For more information, visit Click Entertainment's website at www.clickgames.net.

Sierra On-Line, Inc. http://www.sierra.com/ is one of the original developers and largest worldwide publishers of interactive entertainment and productivity software. Sierra is a division of Havas Interactive, a global leader in interactive content, and is one of the world's largest publishers of education, entertainment and home productivity software. Its divisions, Blizzard Entertainment(r) Coktel, Knowledge Adventure(r), Sierra(tm) and Flipside.com(tm) are famous for releasing critically acclaimed and award winning titles. Havas has operations in the US and in Europe and is a subsidiary of the French publishing house Havas, part of Vivendi Communications.

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