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'Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PST

Ubisoft today announced that The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox in October 2004. Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is a humorous action racing game that combines a mission-based adventure and arena-style driving.

“Based on the success of the first two Dukes of Hazzard games, we are working with a great property that has stood the test of time,” said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing for Ubisoft Entertainment. “This game will appeal to a wide audience of both fans of the show and racing game enthusiasts.”

About The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee

Set in Hazzard County, players step into the shoes of Bo and Luke Duke as they race to win prize money in order to save the local orphanage from Boss Hogg’s latest crooked scheme. With the help of the ever-popular Daisy Duke, Uncle Jesse and Cooter, the good ol’ boys go up against the villainous Boss Hogg, his bumbling cohorts Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane and Deputy Enos in order to win the Hazzard County Derby. Just like the television show, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is filled with wild off-road action, gravity-defying stunts and adrenaline-pumping car chases.

Game features include:

  • Dukes World: The game captures all the joyriding thrills and homespun action of the original television show. .
  • Dukes Celebrity: Full cast represented from the show, with voice-overs and likenesses from John Schneider (Bo Duke), Tom Wopat (Luke Duke), Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke), James Best (Roscoe P. Coltrane), Ben Jones (Cooter) and Sonny Shroyer (Enos Strate).
  • Variety of Playable Vehicles: Players can control a variety of vehicles including the General Lee, the Black Charger, Uncle Jesse's Pickup, Daisy's Road Runner, Cooter's Tow Truck, Rosco and Enos’s Police Cruisers, and Boss Hogg’s limousine.
  • Variety of Gameplay: Features a single-player Adventure Mode containing over 18 missions and an unlockable multiplayer mode that features destruction derby battles, head-to-head competition and cooperative play.

About The Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard follows the lives the Duke Boys and their beautiful Cousin Daisy as they battle the law and fight for the good guys. Despite a knack for getting into trouble, the Dukes always have a way of getting out…eventually. Although Bo, Luke and Daisy Duke cannot help but get involved in the affairs of the Hazzard County Police Department, they always make sure that justice is served.

Full of nostalgia and spirit that celebrates the good ol' USA, The Dukes of Hazzard is a true All-American property. Popular TV stars John Schneider, Tom Wopat and Catherine Bach kept families glued to their sets with episodes full of good, clean fun and excitement with plenty of car chases. The Dukes of Hazzard was on CBS for seven seasons, from January 1979 to February 1985, for a total of 147 episodes.


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