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Blizzard Ships 'Rock N' Roll Racing' (GBA)

by Rainier on June 17, 2003 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT

Blizzard today announced that it has begun shipping "Rock N' Roll Racing" for the Game Boy Advance under its Blizzard Classic Arcade label. `Rock N' Roll Racing' was one of the first games that Blizzard developed, and we've received numerous requests to make the title available again," stated Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment president and co-founder. "We have extremely fond memories of the game, and we look forward to bringing it to a new generation of players."

"Rock N' Roll Racing" puts players behind the wheel in an over-the-top demolition-racing experience. In the game, drivers take their pick from a variety of cars, each equipped with a selection of weaponry designed to help them outmaneuver and annihilate the competition in the most unrealistic racing game ever.
To win the Indianapolis Super Cup, players will have to master five different, fully customizable cars and choose an alter ego who will tear up the interstellar racetrack. Players will be able to race on six radically different planets against the top demolition racers from across the galaxy -- all while cruising to a classic rocking soundtrack. Taking advantage of the Game Boy Advance Game Link(R) cable, players can even go head-to-head against each other for fast-paced multiplayer action.

"Rock N' Roll Racing" is available at retail chains nationwide for the Game Boy(R) Advance, at a price of approximately $29.99. The game is also offered directly through Blizzard at 800/953-SNOW or www.blizzard.com.

Best known for blockbuster hits including the "Warcraft(R)," "StarCraft(R)," and "Diablo(R)" series, Blizzard Entertainment (www.blizzard.com), a division of Vivendi Universal Games, is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating many of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard's track record includes seven #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's free Internet gaming service Battle.net reigns as the largest in the world, with millions of active users.

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