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'187 Ride or Die' (PS2/Xbox) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT

Ubisoft announced today that 187 Ride or Die is now available in retail stores for the Xbox and PS2 at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99. 187 Ride or Die is a high-octane combat-racing game that plunges players into a brutal street-racing gang war where victory depends on ruthless driving and deadly shooting skills.

"The fun factor in this game is off the charts," said Helene Juguet, director, marketing at Ubisoft. "With intuitive controls, impressive graphics and a captivating presentation, 187 Ride or Die is an action-packed game that will appeal to all types of gamers."

187 Ride or Die features the voices and likenesses of rising young actors including Larenz Tate (Menace II Society, Ray), Noel Gugliemi (Training Day, The Fast and the Furious), and Guerilla Black who also produced and performed the exclusive in-game music soundtrack of 15 unreleased hip-hop tracks composed specifically for 187 Ride or Die.

Key Features:

  • Adrenaline-pumping combat-racing action: Put your pedal to the metal as you literally blow your opponent away in non-stop, intense and unique combat-racing action intensified with replay and slow-motion camera effects and spectacular blur and filter effects.
  • Pimpin' rides: Select from a number of unique vehicles ranging from vintage roadsters to modern muscle cars in your quest to rule the streets.
  • Strapped to the nines: Put your hand on the pump and take out the opposition with numerous weapons, including an array of pistols, shotguns and much more.
  • Endless replay value: Several different game modes including single-player Death Race, Cop Chase and Assassination. Or battle with your friends online on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system or over the Xbox Live online game service.
  • Loaded cast and production: Features the voices and likenesses of rising young stars such as Larenz Tate (Menace II Society), Noel G (Training Day) and Guerilla Black. Developed by a talented production team that includes Director Ali Kojori (who also collaborated on Def Jam Vandetta, NBA Street, Fight Night and Need for Speed) alongside Creative Director Matty Rich (Straight Out of Brooklyn, The Inkwell).
  • Exclusive music soundtrack: Banging hip-hop soundtrack produced exclusively for 187 Ride or Die.

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