For those planning on picking up the PS2 version of the new
T.H.U.G. (Tony Hawk's Underground), you'll find an
extra surprise within - a playable demo of MTX:
Monotrax. Check out this Press Announcement from Activision
on the demo:
EXCLUSIVE MTX: MOTOTRAX PLAYABLE
AVAILABLE ON TONY HAWK'S UNDERGROUND
Santa Monica, CA - October 30, 2003 - Gamers will get
an extra dose of adrenaline pumping action when Activision,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) releases a one-level demo of its upcoming
MTX: Mototrax game on Tony Hawk's Underground
for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.
MTX Mototrax, which will be available in Spring 2004,
delivers the fastest, most complete racing game ever by offering
a non-linear career mode that challenges players to master
motocross, supercross and freestyle using authentic equipment
and deep customization options that allow players to create
their ultimate MX experience. The MTX: Mototrax demo
includes both a single player and multiplayer race and gives
gamers a chance to score themselves an exclusive cheat code
for Tony Hawk's Underground.
Developed by Left Field Productions, MTX: Mototrax
allows players to battle it out for first place against a
pack of seven fearless pro riders in supercross (indoor) and
motocross (outdoor) races, and show off their high-flying
skills in Freestyle events. The game's career mode lets players
map out their own game progression using their skill and the
money they earn. Players can pay for upgraded gear and exclusive
freeride levels plus earn authentic sponsorships and bikes
from manufacturers including Thor, Suzuki and Yamaha. Gamers
can choose to compete through 25 levels set in a variety of
locations from around the globe, or they can mastermind their
own personal riding experience with an extensive track builder
option and the ability to create the ultimate MX athlete.
Gamers will be able to share their creations with friends,
as well as compete against other players online with PlayStation
2 Online and Xbox Live. MTX: Mototrax will be
available for the PlayStation 2, the Xbox® video game
system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube and
is currently rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.
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the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.
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