Atari, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced the highly-anticipated video game THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO is now available in stores nationwide for the PlayStation 2 Computer Entertainment System, for the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for Windows. The follow-up to the multi-million-unit selling Enter the Matrix, THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO marks the second collaboration between Atari and its Shiny Entertainment development studio; the Wachowski brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy; Joel Silver, producer of the trilogy; and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
“THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO delivers the interactive Matrix experience fans have been waiting for — now they can confront the challenges Neo faced and control their own gaming outcome with new, never-before-seen story responses and a completely new Matrix ending written and directed by the Wachowski brothers,” said Marc Metis, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Atari, Inc. “The ‘bullet time’ special effects, martial arts combat and Hollywood-style action sequences re-created in THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO are sure to delight long-time franchise fans and appeal to new consumers.”
“THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO gives gamers the ultimate interactive Matrix experience — they are able to play as Neo and live out the action sequences from the phenomenal film trilogy,” said Jonathan Eubanks, Director of Production for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “As a creative extension of the film experience, players can meet familiar characters and take advantage of advanced gameplay in THE MATRIX: PATH OF NEO and make their own paths as ‘The One.'”