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Crave's 'X-Bladez: In-Line Skater' For PS Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST

Crave Entertainment announced today "X-Bladez: In-Line Skater" for the Sony PS has shipped to stores. Based on in-line skating, one of the fastest growing and most creative extreme sports in the United States, this new racing game challenges players to get aggressive and trick, grind, and stunt their way through the levels. Rated E for Everyone, "X-Bladez" is now available at a suggested retail price of $9.95.

"In-line skating is one of the most intense and easy-to-pick-up extreme sports in years," said Craig Owens, Senior Group Marketing Manager at Crave Entertainment. "We have been able to capture the feel of the sport in an affordable package that will keep kids entertained for hours."

In "X-Bladez," skaters race through magnificent 3D environments while performing tight tricks, including back-flips, flat spins, bio 540's and heel grabs. Daring
stunts add qualifying points and help players unlock additional levels. The Player can also grind ledges, jump trashcans, and catch max-air over roadblocks, and
even grab speed boosts to increase velocity. Tokens collected throughout each level allow the player to unlock the coolest characters. Get insane and agro with this year's most extreme racing game for the PS One!

Features Include:

  • 3 single heat slalom racetracks
  • 3 circuit racetracks
  • 2 bonus single heat slalom racetracks
  • 24 unique tricks and moves - combo them together for infinite maneuvers
  • 6 diverse skaters - race the track or a friend while grinding, jumping and throwing down tricks
  • 3 Magnificent 3D environments populated with pipes, jumps and rails

About Crave Entertainment:
Based in Los Angeles, California, Crave Entertainment is a privately held publisher of videogame entertainment products. The company's best-selling line-up features top brands and franchises such as Ultimate Fighting Championship and Tokyo Extreme Racer. Crave produces games for the major console platforms including Game Boy(r) Advance, Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation(r) game console, PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox(tm) video game system from Microsoft, and for the PC. For more information about Crave Entertainment, please visit the Crave website.

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