MTX: Monotrax Demo on T.H.U.G. [10/30/03]

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:


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.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $864 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.

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