SAN JOSE, Calif., (February 26, 2013) Leading video game developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced that MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship is available today for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC*, Sony’s PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®Vita system. MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship is the official FIM Motocross World Championship video game that exclusively features the MX1 and MX2 championships and the MONSTER ENERGY® FIM Motocross of Nations. Created by racing video game developer Milestone, the game presents a variety of high-intensity races, elimination gauntlets, head-to-head showdowns and a trick battle mode to plunge players into the high adrenaline thrill of real motocross competition.
Motocross fans will be delighted to see all their favorite motocross champions featured in the game’s comprehensive roster of distinguished riders and teams from around the world including top ranked North American rider Ryan Villopoto as a playable rider.
“Motocross fans and gamers will be blown away by the authenticity and focus devoted to creating a video game that truly brings the motocross experience to life,” said Villopoto. “The game has real motocross tracks and authentic racing techniques which allow players to race just like the pros.”
Advanced motorbike physics, animations, and in-game bike controls allow the game to capture the rhythm of the sport and creating an adrenaline-spiked racing experience. In addition to presenting official motocross tracks, the game features officially licensed manufacturer motorcycles from Honda®, Kawasaki®, Suzuki®, Yamaha®, and Aprilia® giving players the genuine look and feel of their two-wheeled beasts. Pumping even more excitement into the motocross gaming experience, the “Monster Energy Trick Battle Mode” offers 29 different acrobatic tricks—such as the Kiss-of-Death, Holy Grab, Mulisha Twist and many more—in six spectacular arenas to solidify MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship as an action-packed motocross thrill ride.
MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB, and is available at the MSRP of $39.95 and $34.99 for the PlayStation 3 system packaged and digital versions respectively, $29.99 for the PlayStation Vita system (Digital only), $39.95 for Xbox 360, and $29.99 for Windows PC (via STEAM) in North America and Latin America. For further info please visit www.facebook.com/MUDmotocross.
*Windows PC will be available only in digital format via Steam (www.steampowered.com)
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.com or www.facebook.com/namco
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. 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 represent two clear examples. For more information please visit www.milestone.it.
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 www.motocrossmx1.com/
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