SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-NOV. 21, 2006-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today congratulates Nintendo on the successful launch of the revolutionary Wii(tm) video gaming console. The AMD "Hollywood" graphics processor resulted in Nintendo delivering a brand new level of immersive gameplay and interaction for consumers in North America.Dave Orton was ATI's CEO before the AMD acquisition closed on October 25.
"Nintendo's fresh approach to the way people play video games is generating a tremendous amount of excitement around the world. . . ." said Dave Orton, executive vice president, Visual and Media Business, AMD. "Having powered the graphics in the Nintendo GameCube, AMD is delighted to strengthen its relationship with Nintendo as it drives the next revolution in video games with the Wii."