Retail Briefs: Activision, Logitech, Take 2, Symantec

Retail Briefs: Activision, Logitech, Take 2, Symantec

Doom for Game Boy goes to retail

Activision has announced id Software's Doom for Game Boy Advance has shipped to retail. Rated MA15+, the title supports single and two to four-person multiplayer action via the Game Boy Advance game link cable. The game takes players through 24 single-player levels and eight dedicated multiplayer maps and retails for $89.95.

Logitech wheels it out for the serious gamerLogitech has teamed up with steering wheel design company Momo to create a new PC racing wheel: the limited edition Logitech Momo Force. Designed for the serious gamer, the wheel is expected to retail at $499. The wheel is covered in hand-stitched leather and features six programmable buttons mounted on a thick centreplate of brushed and anodised aluminium.

Take 2's GTA3 future

Take 2 is set for a couple of busy weeks as it prepares for the launch of four big titles: Grand Theft Auto 3 (GTA3) for PS2, Smugglers Run 2 for PS2, Myth III and Stronghold. Managing director of Take 2 South-east Asia James Ellingford expects GTA3 on PlayStation 2 to become this year's largest-selling PS2 title. "The Grand Theft Auto franchise has already notched up close to 4.5 million units in global sales, and the release of GTA3 will no doubt strengthen that outstanding number," he said.

XP logos to appear on Symantec software

Symantec will carry the "Designed for Windows XP" logo on its consumer range of Internet security software. The XP-compatible product range, including Norton AntiVirus 2002, Norton Internet Security 2002 and Norton SystemWorks 2002, will provide consumers with a secure PC environment when running Windows XP, according to the vendor.

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