ChoroQ Announced

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced us they will release in this fall, exclusively on PS2, ChoroQ, a game developed by Takara and based on toy line knows as Penny Racers in United States. Check full article for details and first screenshots.
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. begins U.S. production on ChoroQ® for release exclusively on the PlayStation 2 Computer Entertainment System in the fall of 2004. A wonderfully addictive racing game and role playing game all rolled into one! Irvine, CA - June 18, 2004 - Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today the fall release of ChoroQ, available exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. The ChoroQ brand and toy line--also known as Penny Racers™ in the U.S.—has its own long-running series of games, and this iteration is by far the most refined. Developed by Takara, ChoroQ uses an updated graphical engine, containing more cars, parts and extras than any previous version. “ChoroQ can best be described as a CAR-PG – a slick combination of a fantasy style racer with the depth and story of a traditional role playing game.” said Akibo Shieh, Project Leader at Atlus. “With its endless customization options, 160 crazy fantasy tracks and lengthy story mode you’ll never run out of things to do in ChoroQ.” ChoroQ Key Features: • Experience a car racing game unlike any other! Combines the elements of a deep role playing adventure and intense racing action that will ensure hours upon hours of gameplay! • Race on tricky, wacky and extreme courses that only Choro Q could present! From earthquake country to zero-gravity space, haunted castles, mid-air highways and even underwater, there are over 160 adventurous races! • Participate in more than 100 events to earn 200 kinds of vehicles. Fully customizable vehicle bodies feature tons of interchangeable parts and colors! • Race head-to-head against a friend or compete in over 30 mini-games. ChoroQ has a suggested retail price of US $19.99 and has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information, visit Atlus’ Web site at © TAKARA CO.,LTD. 2004 “ChoroQ” is a trademark of Takara Co., Ltd. PlayStation and the PlayStation logos are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.