SAN FRANCISCO – January 15, 2008 – Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that Nitrobike for the Wii home video game system from Nintendo has shipped to store shelves. Developed by Left Field Productions, the creators of the classic Excitebike 64 for the Nintendo 64, Nitrobike allows players to navigate rocket-propelled dirt bikes in an exciting arcade-style game. They can choose to race against the clock or worthy opponents – Nitrobike features a multiplayer game mode as well as a unique online mode for up to six players.
Nitrobike features include:
- Career mode with a total of 67 racing events for massive replayability
- Customizable bikes and characters
- A bowling mini-game for up to four players with king-sized pins
- 20 unique levels with environments ranging from volcanic islands to a deserted airplane graveyard
Nitrobike for the Wii system is rated E 10+ for Everyone 10 and older and has an MSRP of $49.99.
About Ubisoft Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated sales of 680 million Euros for the 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
About Left Field Productions: Left Field Productions is a leading developer of interactive entertainment products, with a long history of critically acclaimed titles. From Nintendo classics such as Excitebike 64 and NBA Courtside, to the recent World Series of Poker video-games, Left Field Productions has shown its ability to create quality products that please both consumers and our publishing partners. Left Field Productions is headquartered in Ventura, California. To learn more, please visit www.left.com.
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