"THQ is thrilled to be bringing all the speed and excitement of MotoGP to Xbox owners," stated Michael Rubinelli, vice president, product development, THQ. "Featuring amazingly detailed Xbox graphics, along with several modes of gameplay, 'MotoGP' is one of the most intense racing experiences available for any system."
MotoGP is the world's fastest, most advanced form of motorcycle racing. With 16 Grand Prix races taking place on all five continents, MotoGP is watched in 192 countries around the world with an average audience of 329 million television viewers per event. The world's leading motorcycle manufacturers including Honda, Suzuki, Aprilia and Yamaha all participate with their own state-of-the-art, high-tech motorcycles unique to the MotoGP World Championships and other manufacturers such as Ducati and Kawasaki are ready to join the field. MotoGP is owned and controlled by Dorna Sports.
"MotoGP" puts players in control of some of the most advanced racing machines on the planet. Developed by Climax, the game features ten real world tracks, all of the 500cc bikes and riders from the 2001 MotoGP series and an intuitive, arcade style control system with experience credits for the hardcore racing fan. With a variety of innovative gameplay elements, supported by revolutionary graphical and technical features, "MotoGP" brings the ideal mix of speed, style and technology to Xbox. Ultra realistic vehicle physics, the ability to develop and customize riders, and a four-player, split-screen, multiplayer mode make this one of the most in-depth motorcycle racing games to date. Climax's proprietary DYNE physics model provides superior handling, range of stunts such as wheelies, endos, and burnouts, and convincing rider tumbles during crash sequences. "MotoGP" is also available for Game Boy® Advance.
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