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'Speed Challenge: Jacques Villeneuve' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT

Involved in the project for the past two years, Jacques Villeneuve worked closely with the Ubi Soft development team to provide players with a new racing challenge featuring an emphasis on driver performance. "We wanted a game with innovative and futuristic features that would create a vision of the automobile race of tomorrow as imagined by champion Jacques Villeneuve," commented Sébastien Delen, the game's producer. "Players will be delighted by functions they've never before seen in a video game, such as autopilot and autoreforming of cars."

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"I'm very proud of the outcome of this game which comes straight from my imagination. Integrating innovative driving sensations and advanced settings options, I'm convinced it will thrill gamers, from beginners to advanced.'' said Jacques Villeneuve.

The playable demo features :

  • Play in 'Time Attack' mode (player races against his own record and a ghost car represents the best time he has obtained during the current or a previous Time Attack session)
  • Four tracks
    • Egypt
    • New York
    • Paris
    • Taj Mahal

The game offers the following features:

  • A choice of six state-of-the-art super-powered cars;
  • Ground-breaking game features: autopilot, autoreform, etc.;
  • 11 realistic courses based on real routes through some of the world's great cities;
  • Multi-player Internet mode.
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