Players Compete at Blistering Speeds in a World of Combat Action Racing Based on the Wachowski Brothers’ Film
Burbank, Calif. - September 16, 2008 - Speed Racer: The Videogame, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, hits stores across North America today on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system along with the Speed Racer DVD. Based on the Warner Bros. Pictures film, Speed Racer: The Videogame features the voices of Emile Hirsch as Speed Racer, Matthew Fox as Racer X and Christina Ricci as Trixie, who reprise their film roles as playable characters.
In Speed Racer: The Videogame, developed by Sidhe Interactive for the PlayStation®2 system, players will race at amazing speeds and engage in “Car-Fu” battles to outmaneuver opponents as they jump, flip, smash and spin competing cars off the track. Select from 25 different drivers and their extreme cars as players take to the track in an effort to win the illustrious World Racing League cup. Speed Racer: The Videogame for PlayStation® 2 system allows players to experience all the twists and turns of the film’s racing sequences with new racers and a new PlayStation®2 system exclusive track. Jump behind the wheel of Speed’s T-180 race car the Mach 6, or the specially designed T-180 race cars of other Speed Racer characters such as Racer X, Trixie and, exclusive to the Playstation®2 system, fan-favorite Chim-Chim.
Speed Racer: The Videogame captures the action, look and feel of the high adrenaline arena racing developed for the film in an accessible, fun-filled game with intense, rollercoaster-like race tracks. Award-winning composer Winifred Phillips created an original score for the videogame, fusing rock, classical and retro beats into a truly unique game soundtrack.
Speed Racer: The Videogame is a fast-paced, action racer for kids of all ages and a 2008 Parents’ Choice Approved award winner. Speed Racer: The Videogame is rated “E” for Everyone and is available on the PlayStation®2 system at the suggested retail price of $29.99.
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