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Supercar Street Challenge Ships Nationwide

by Peter on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 10:32 a.m. PST

Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Supercar Street Challenge™ for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PC has finished its last lap in development and is on its way to retail stores nationwide.

The game challenges players to master nine of the most exotic vehicles in the world on 23 fantasy courses set in London, Paris, Monaco, Los Angeles, Munich, Turin and Rome. Supercar Street Challenge is rated "3+" by the ELSPA and carries a suggested retail price of £39.99 the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system version and £34.99 for the PC.

"Supercar Street Challenge sets a new standard for arcade-style racing games with the innovative Steve Saleen Styling Studio that, for the fist time ever, allows players to design and race their own dream machines," states Larry Goldberg, executive vice president of Activision Studios. "Featuring the fastest supercars from the world's top car design houses as well as an incredible level of detail within the tracks, Supercar Street Challenge makes a great stocking stuffer for race fans and gamers alike."

Supercar Street Challenge features nine real-world licensed supercars including the Lotus™ M220, Callaway™ C12, Saleen™ S7, Fioravanti™ F100, Pagani™ Zonda C12s, Vision™ CTEK K/2, Bertone™ Pixster, Rinspeed™ E-Go Rocket and the Pontiac™ Concept GTO as well a the capiblity for players to design their own custom racers with the Steve Saleen™ Styling Studio. From within the studio, players can morph any combination of front-ends, back-ends, tires and rear wings to create a vehicle with a completely custom body.

Once behind the wheel, players can gain an edge over the competition by taking elaborate shortcuts over sidewalks and though obstacles and buildings. Additionally, Supercar Street Challenge's traditional arcade-style gameplay allow players to rub fenders or even smash into blockades without slowing down the action.

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