'Round the World Challenge' - In Stores Now

by Thomas on March 14, 2003 @ 10:15 a.m. PST

ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc. today announced the release of Round the World Challenge for PC. Developed by PAN Vision, this action-packed game for kids, and adults alike, is rated "E" for Everyone and will be available at retailers nationwide for $19.99 SRP.

Players will log thousands of miles as they travel to more than 70 destinations including Athens, San Francisco, Mount Everest, Budapest and Paris, on an unpredictable journey that will take them over treacherous mountains, through arid deserts and into world-famous cities. Users will embark on this amazing race across the globe as part of the Globetrotter Club, to prove they are the most knowledgeable and adventurous member by being the first to photograph the world's most renowned landmarks.

Traveling by plane, train, boat and bus, players will explore each city to find their assigned landmark. Along the way they can answer more than 7,000 trivia questions about history, pop culture and geography to earn money for their trips. In between Globetrotter assignments, gamers can even take jobs in grocery stores, restaurants and shops help pay for trip expenses like film, lodging and snacks.

"This is a chance for players to race through the Grand Canyon, climb the Himalayas and sail up the treacherous Amazon River in a unique adventure that spans the globe," says Doug Clemmer, President of ValuSoft. "This game will delight travel enthusiasts of all ages and even teach them something along the way.

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