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D

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
65
3.0
SEGA Saturn
66
3.0
3DO
79
4.0

Advertising Blurbs

Press Release:
    GLEN COVE N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 22, 1996--Opening the door on a new genre of interactive entertainment, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. is launching DTM this spring for next generation game systems and personal computers. A macabre journey into the unknown, D is the story of Laura Harris, a young woman plunged into a terrifying world created by her crazed father's rampage in a Los Angeles hospital. Already Acclaim's first title to reach number one in Japan, D garnered Japan's prestigious "Multimedia Grand Prix Minister of International Trade and Industry Award" for its elaborate computer graphics, innovative game play and dramatic soundtrack.

    As Laura, players enter into the heavily atmospheric world of D, where through a series of adventures and complex problem solving problem solving, they must discover the truth behind Dr. Richter Harris' mysterious murderous rampage. Featuring Silicon Graphics-rendered, full-motion images, D leads players through a compelling horror story filled with seemingly indecipherable clues and grim surprises, offering gamers a frightening and fascinating interactive experience. Enhancing the experience is an originally scored soundtrack by D creator and programmer, Kenji Eno, who also commissioned and conducted the Moscow Symphony Orchestra to play the piece.

    "With stunningly cinematic photo-realistic graphics, unique first-and third-person perspectives, and an eerily compelling soundtrack, D truly puts a `new face' on the interactive horror genre and offers gamers a frighteningly suspenseful journey into the world of the macabre," says Sam Goldberg, vice president of Marketing. "The incredible retail and artistic success of D for Acclaim Japan is a benchmark which sets the stage for the title to become a worldwide phenomenon."

    Acclaim's D is backed by an integrated, multimillion dollar marketing campaign that includes an interactive D web site (http://www.acclaimnation.com); on-line seeding in interactive entertainment news groups; broad-based print advertising and a multitiered sweepstakes in which consumers who identify all three D clues located on Acclaim's P.O.P. materials, print ads or within the D web site, are eligible to win a stay in an ancient castle in Ireland. Increasing interest even further are free D demo disks that are available at retail as well as through an extensive direct mail campaign.

    D will be available March 5 for PC CD-ROM, Sony PlayStation(TM), Sega Saturn and the Microsoft(R) Windows 95(R) operating system.

    Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher of software for Nintendo, Sega, Sony, personal computer and CD-ROM hardware systems; and comic books under the Valiant and Armada imprints. Acclaim also develops coin-operated arcade and ticket redemption games, and operates blue screen and motion capture studios, as well as A.D.I., a global sales and distribution company for products from a variety of entertainment software publishers, including Digital Pictures, Domark, Interplay, Marvel, Pulse Entertainment, Sound Source Interactive, Sunsoft and Take 2. Acclaim, which also entered into a joint venture with Tele-Communications, Inc. for electronically distributed interactive entertainment, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ National Market System under the symbol AKLM.

    CONTACT: Acclaim Entertainment

    Dan Harnett, Alan B. Lewis, 516/656-5000

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Apr 02, 2009.

Back of Box (European, Budget, German):
    Der Vollmond wirft sein fahles Licht auf das National Hospital in Los Angeles. Darin - der Vater, ein Doktor, der vom Irrsinn gepackt ist... aber warum? Draußen vor dem Krankenhaus - die Tochter... unschuldig, suchend. Schon bald wird Dich die ewige Dunkelheit umgeben! Beeindruckende 3D-Computergrafikenmachen den Abstieg in die dunklen Gründe Deiner Seele zu einer Reise voller furchtbarer Geheimnisse und Herausforderungen.

    Contributed by NGC 5194 (17258) on Sep 08, 2003.

Back Cover:
    A full moon rises over L.A. National Hospital
    D…the Daughter.
    Inside – the father, a doctor gone mad …
    D…Darkness.
    but why? Outside – the daughter …
    D…Destiny.
    the innocent, the victim
    D…Despair.
    You are about to enter the darkness forever!
    D…Delirium.
    With stunning computer-rendered 3-D graphics, D’s descent into
    D…Death.
    the dark pit of your soul is a tour-de-force
    D…Damnation.
    of terrifying secrets and challenges.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75616) on Nov 10, 2002.