MUD FIM Motocross World Championship Reveals Its 5th Developer Diary
Company: Black Bean
Milan, 26th April 2012 - Black Bean Games and Milestone have today released the latest development diary episode for their upcoming motocross racing title MUD FIM Motocross World Championship. The latest installment focuses on game play and game modes with a guest star: Italian rider Tony Cairoli who is a five time Motocross World Champion (MX1 and MX2) and currently a rider for the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team.

Tony Cairoli commented: I’m glad I got a chance to try MUD FIM Motocross World Championship for myself. It’s great fun and the only game to have the official license for the motocross world championship. You can choose all the riders from both MX1 and MX2 categories… Players are going to love it. Motocross for me means speed, mud and glory, the three words I tattooed on my back. I really enjoy finding these three features in MUD!”.” He continued, “An amazing feature of Milestone’s title is definitely the scrub. It's a typical Motocross maneuver and is used very often for overtaking by spending as short a time as possible in the air: try to complete the jump and land before your adversary. Being able to use the scrub makes the game very realistic, and I hope that many players have fun riding my virtual bike or one of their favourite champions!”

As the only Motocross game in the current season ,MUD FIM Motocross World Championship will deliver on launch day a package full of fun and adrenaline thanks to recreating the MX1 and MX2 championships, as well as the amazing Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations and The Monster Energy Trick Battle Mode. This brand new game features 14 different bikes, 84 riders (including stars such as Ryan Villopoto, Tony Cairoli, Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey and Ken Roczen) and 12 official tracks, as well as featuring a new game engine with fully deformable terrain conditions and a realistic MX handling model.

Developed by Milestone, a respected and established Italian software developer who specialised in racing games, and published worldwide by Black Bean Games, MUD FIM Motocross World Championship is scheduled for release on Friday 4th May 2012 for the Xbox360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 and Windows PC.

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Publisher: Black Bean Games; Distributor: PQube; Platforms: PS3, Xbox360, PC; Prices: SRP £39.99 (PS3/X360), SRP £29.99 (PC)

About Black Bean Games
Founded in 2004, Black Bean Games is the videogame publishing arm of Leader spa. Leveraging over 25 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a global publishing strategy of original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences for all videogame consoles and PC. The philosophy adopted by Black Bean Games focuses its releases in two genres: Racing and Family & Lifestyle. The 2012 line-up has International appeal thanks to powerful IPs based on prestigious licenses such as the exclusive WRC World Rally Championship and MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship. For further information about Black Bean Games and its products please visit

About Milestone
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian videogames developer and it is recognized worldwide as a leading Studio specialized in racing titles. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. The company is unique in the Italian scenario thanks to an obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail which have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series and the official game of the World Rally Championship, both published by Black Bean Games, represent two clear examples. The team is currently working on MUD, the official videogame of the 2011 FIM Motocross World Championship, scheduled for worldwide release in March 2012. For more information please visit

About FIM Motocross World Championship
The FIM Motocross World Championship is an epic motocross adventure featuring to the mix of the best off road riders in the world. The FIM Motocross World Championship was aired on 2380 hours TV Worldwide coverage in over 135 countries and it achieves a total audience of over 1.1 billion viewers. The 2011 FIM Motocross World Champion calendar consists of 15 Grand Prix races in 13 different countries and features real motorbikes on real tracks, with teams and riders locked in a dramatic race against each other. Youthstream is the Promoter for the FIM Motocross World Championship. For more information visit

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