Infogrames releases two Atari brand titles
Infogrames has announced that it will be releasing two of its newest Atari brand titles for the PS2. MXrider will be the first to hit shelves, as it will be shipped this week. Splashdown will be released November 5th and will showcase the PS2’s first Jet Ski game.
“The Atari name is synonymous with only the best in video games,” said Bruno Bonnell, Chairman and CEO of Infogrames. “Splashdown and MXrider truly embody the spirit of the reinvented Atari with game play innovation and uniqueness, next-generation quality, and hours of addictive fun that will define genres. Atari is back – and in a big way!”
“As our inaugural Atari titles, MXrider and Splashdown are going to get a no-holds-barred release,” commented Mr. Bonnell. “We want to insure that
gamers around the world will have the chance to experience these exceptional titles and begin to appreciate what the reinvented Atari brand stand for.”
MXrider will include 29 tracks: 17 motocross tracks, 6 specially designed tracks, and 6 fantasy arenas. The game will have well over 30 insane tricks and will include an exciting soundtrack with numerous alternative bands. Splashdown will include 47 different courses in 18 locations, such as the Amazon jungle, Bali, Hawaii, the Nile River, Venice and many others. It will also feature more than 30 amazing tricks and have a soundtrack with such bands as Blink 182, Smashmouth, Sum 41, Groovie Ghoulies, and many more.
10/31/2001 Matt Stensrud