ValuSoft Blows the Doors off the Competition with the Release of NHRA Drag Racing: Top Fuel Thunder
Latest Release in ValuSoft's Highly Successful NHRA Line; Exclusive Licensing Deal Brings the Unmatched Speed and Thrills of NHRA Drag Racing to the PC
MINNEAPOLIS - Feb. 10, 2004 - ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc. (Nasdaq:THQI - News), and leading global publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and productivity software, today announced the release of NHRA(TM) Drag Racing: Top Fuel Thunder(TM) for PC. This intensely competitive racing game is rated "E" for Everyone and is now available at retailers throughout North America for $19.99.
NHRA Drag Racing: Top Fuel Thunder launches players into the ultimate drag racing experience, putting them in control of an incredible 6,000 horsepower of pure power. Behind the wheel of 48 Top Fuel Dragsters, Funny Cars and Pro Stock Cars, players race at 15 NHRA national events from Gainesville to Pomona. Whether racing in arcade, novice or professional modes, improved car customization gives the player more control over their vehicle for the most accurate and advanced racing experience.
Pitted against the NHRA's top teams and drivers like Doug Kalitta, John Force, Larry Dixon and Warren Johnson, players hurtle down the track at over 300 miles per hour, competing for the most coveted racing title in the world--the NHRA world championship.
"With more than 450,000 units sold(a) in our NHRA Drag Racing series, we have given gamers a chance to drive the dream of a lifetime against the best in the NHRA," states Doug Clemmer, President of ValuSoft. "Racing fans have been asking for this game and now with a new technically-advanced engine and super-charged physics, the drag racing experience has never been more authentic."
"As one of the leading publishers in the racing category, ValuSoft has proven to be a great fit for the NHRA," states Gary Darcy, Vice President of Marketing at NHRA. "For over 50 years, the NHRA has delivered the most exciting motorsports entertainment in the world, and now ValuSoft has given gamers the opportunity to participate in this intensely competitive sport in a whole new way."
(a) Source: The NPD Group Inc/NPD Techworld