The Fastest Two Wheel Racing Title Sprints onto XBOX 360 This Fall
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2007--THQ Inc.
(NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that MotoGP '07, the next evolution in
the definitive motorcycle racing franchise, is expected to ship for
the Xbox 360(TM) video game console in fall 2007. The newest
installment in the critically acclaimed series features the complete
2007 MotoGP season and an improved "race day" experience that captures
the excitement and spectacle of a live MotoGP event. MotoGP '07 will
also add all-new bikes, tracks, and enhanced customization options
building on the popular "Extreme" mode that allows players to race on
city streets around the world.
"THQ's MotoGP titles have shipped in excess of 1.5 million units
and are critically acclaimed for pushing the limits of realism and
console technology," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of
worldwide marketing, THQ. "With MotoGP '07, THQ raises the bar yet
again for both core gamers and racing enthusiasts."
About MotoGP '07
MotoGP '07 is the definitive next-generation motorcycle racing
title, delivering the most authentic MotoGP racing experience to date.
Featuring life-like visuals, complete 2007 rider and team data, new
800cc MotoGP bikes and the newly-announced Misano event, the game's GP
mode will be more robust than ever before. The title will also feature
interactive track-side crowds, intense on-line tournament features,
on-line "pink-slip" racing, a revamped Extreme mode and significantly
more bike and player customization options.
More information about MotoGP '07 can be found at
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