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THQ Wireless takes MotoGP to mobile handsets

THQ Wireless takes MotoGP to mobile handsets

THQ Wireless takes MotoGP to mobile handsets

THQ Wireless has announced the launch of their new game MotoGP2 for mobile devices. The game, based on THQ's popular console title, delivers the best of motorcycle racing's action, speed and excitement to mobile handsets and will be available for downloading from leading carriers worldwide.

Licensed by Dorna Sports, the commercial rights holders to the MotoGP series, MotoGP2 is the sequel to the award-winning wireless game that has been played by millions worldwide. It offers amazing graphics and intense gameplay to racing fans and gamers alike.

"The excitement of racing in this game proves that it's possible to deliver quality and depth in the wireless environment," said Tim Walsh, president of THQ Wireless. "MotoGP2 will satisfy the need for speed with fast and furious racing action, full sound effects and realistic handling that require both skill and fast reaction."

The sequel to the best selling wireless game, MotoGP2 displays 3D graphics and has the fastest racing engine currently available for mobile handsets. The game features some of the top riders in MotoGP, including Valentino Rossi, Sete Gibernau, Max Biaggi, Alex Barros, Nicky Hayden, and Makoto Tamada, and eight World Championship racetracks.

Players can race at different times of the day and in different weather conditions (dry, drizzle and downpour). The game modes include quick race, career, time trial and stunt.

THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc., is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of applications for mobile devices with an expansive catalog of licensed and original content including applications based on the WWETM, professional sports leagues, MotoGP, Wormsâ and popular Nickelodeon properties. THQ Wireless has relationships with major wireless carriers, operators, device manufacturers and retailers worldwide.

THQ Inc. is a leading, worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of hardware platforms including those manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment, Nintendo and Microsoft as well as PC CD-ROM and wireless devices.

MotoGP, 2004

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