Monster Garage In Stores

This was already announced by Invictus last month (story), but Activision Value today confirmed that Monster Garage The Game is now available in retail stores nationwide. Based on the Discovery Channel television series of the same name, Monster Garage "puts players on show host Jesse James' monster team and charges them with creating a custom machine in seven days, for $3000 or less." Read the press release for more details.
Activision Value Calls on Gearheads to Test Their Skills in Discovery Consumer Products ``Monster Garage the Game'' MINNEAPOLIS - Feb. 5, 2004 - PC gamers can now twist, mold and modify a standard vehicle into the monster machine of their dreams with the release of the "Monster Garage The Game" for the PC from Activision Value Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI - News) licensed from Discovery Consumer Products. Based on the hit Discovery Channel television series of the same name, "Monster Garage The Game" puts players on show host Jesse James' monster team and charges them with creating a custom machine in seven days, for $3000 or less. "Monster Garage The Game" is currently available in retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99 and has been rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB. "`Monster Garage The Game' captures the essence of the hit television series - from player challenges and rules to the ultimate test of their monster creation," said Patrick Kelly, Vice President of Studios, Activision Value Publishing. "Host Jesse James keeps players on track as they transform every day vehicles into extraordinary machines." "Monster Garage The Game" features seven challenging missions, from turning a limo into a fire truck, an SUV into a rock crawler, to transforming an everyday car into a snowmobile, a Muscle Car into a switchblade and more. With each mission, there are multiple ways to approach the transformation and hundreds of individual parts at the player's disposal, making each mission unique. Once the monster creation is finished, players must test their machine in a real-world challenge in order to successfully complete each mission. Challenges include putting out a fire before a real fire truck or winning a snowmobile race in record time. Players will see if they have the modern engineering and ingenuity skills to compete in "Monster Garage The Game." Minimum system requirements for "Monster Garage The Game" include a Pentium 500 Mhz computer with Windows 98/2000/ME/XP, 128MB RAM, 700MB Hard Drive Space, 4X CD ROM, 32MB Video Card, DirectX 9.0B compatible graphics card and a DirectX 9.0B compatible sound card. DirectX 9.0B included.