Indianapolis 500 Legends Ships!
December 18, 2007
"Indianapolis 500 Legends" for Wii and Nintendo DS Now Racing to Store Shelves from Destineer
Ready to strap yourself into one of the classic race cars of the 1960s and speed around the The Greatest Racecourse in the World? Destineer is proud to announce today that Indianapolis 500 Legends for Wii(tm) and Nintendo DS(tm) is now shipping and should cross the finish line into stores tomorrow, December 19th. Relive the traditions, rivalries and terrifying speeds that characterized the golden age of racing at the Racing Capital of the World: the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Indianapolis 500 Legends puts players behind the wheel of cars driven by real-life legends like A.J. Foyt, Parnelli Jones and more. Experience the advancement in racing technology as you drive the last of the front-engine roadsters, experiment with the first turbine cars and strap on the first sets of bolt-on wings. Relive the greatest crashes, upsets and thrills with mission-based racing that puts you in control of some of the Indy 500’s most famous and infamous moments. On both the Wii and Nintendo DS, Indianapolis 500 Legends includes exciting features such as:
Draft, dodge and slingshot through packs of cars at speeds of up to 180 miles per hour! Arcade-style, pick-up-and-play action with the Wii Remote(tm) or Nintendo DS stylus. Mission-based racing highlighting the most famous moments in Indy 500 history, including Qualify, Race, Pit Stop, Pass, Time Trial and Challenge driving missions. Come from behind, swerve through terrifying crashes, and recreate the most exciting victories of all time! Over 30 Hero cars, 16 drivers, unlockable Indy memorabilia and more! Use the Wii Remote or Nintendo DS stylus to complete pit stop minigames like changing tires, refueling or putting out fires. Debris and smoke from damage turn cars into on-track hazards for other racers!
Combining the edge-of-your-seat thrills of Indy® racing and exciting technological advances of the 1960s with the all-ages accessibility of the Wii and DS, Indianapolis 500 Legends is perfect for racing fans young and old. Indianapolis 500 Legends races into stores tomorrow, December 19th from Destineer and developer Torus. Start your engines!