George Lucas must be so proud of Microsoft. In PowerPoint 2002 and 2003, you can now make Star Wars style animations. The text crawls from bottom to the top, diminishing in size until it fades into oblivion. You expect to see the Millennium Falcon zoom by at any moment.
Learn more from my tutorial at the Computor Companion site.
If the link above does not work for you, please find similar tutorials for many PowerPoint versions at our Animation Effects and Examples: Star Wars Style Credits Animation in PowerPoint page.