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Big Mutha Truckers

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Racing

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Empire Signs 'Big Mutha Truckers'

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT

Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune.

Eutechnyx is the one of the world’s leading driving game development specialists, having produced racing titles for global publishers including Eidos Interactive, Electronic Arts and Infogrames and worked with such exclusive brands as “Formula One”, “James Bond 007" and “Le Mans 24 Hours.” Eutechnyx is a registered Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Xbox developer.

BMT sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense!

Empire recently reported its preliminary results for 2001, where it announced it would release multiple titles on the next generation consoles and PC in the second half of 2002. Yesterday, the Group announced that it had signed a 30 game publishing deal with Activision for its highly successful Xplosiv range.

Ian Higgins, CEO of Empire said about the acquisition, “I’m delighted to have signed BMT from Eutechnyx, who are one of the world’s leading driving game specialists. Big Mutha Truckers is a unique concept and perfectly complements our current line up. We are aiming for a Christmas launch in Europe this year.”

Brian Jobling, MD of Eutechnyx added, “We’re very pleased to be working with Empire Interactive on this unique and exciting game. Big Mutha Truckers provides a driving game genre with something truly different and I firmly believe that it will capture the hearts and imagination of driving game enthusiasts who are looking for an original gaming experience.”


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