Codemasters’ Race Driver: Create and Race – Confirmed Release Date and New Video

September 7, 2007


Company Confirms Release Timing
and Reveals New Video For Upcoming Handheld Racing Game

Gamers will soon have the world’s
most powerful cars and iconic racing circuits at their fingertips with
Codemasters’ upcoming racing hit Race Driver™: Create & Race™ for the Nintendo
DS™. Additionally, racing fans can see the brand new video by making a pit stop

Releasing late September, 2007, Race
Driver: Create & Race makes use of both the Nintendo DS stylus and Nintendo
Wi-Fi Connection. Players can use the Nintendo DS stylus to create tracks on the
innovative and intuitive Track Designer, then personalize their cars and take on
the world using the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

Race Driver: Create & Race
features 4-player, Single-Card Play sharing, where even the most extreme petrol
heads will have never-ending hours of intense racing ahead of them. With the
Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, players can trade paint with up to three friends
simultaneously on any of the 30 official world class race circuits using more
than 20 vehicles. Furthermore, once players have created their own unique tracks
they can host a game and laugh with maniacal glee as their challengers’ careen
off track while trying to avoid deviously placed chicanes and other obstacles.

The circuits featured in Race
Driver: Create & Race
are all based on real world tracks and include
Adelaide (AUS), Barbagallo (AUS), Bathurst (AUS), Brands Hatch (UK), Brno (CZE),
Donington Park (UK), Dover International Speedway (USA), Eastern Creek (AUS),
Eurospeedway Lausitz (GER), Gateway International (USA), Hidden Valley (AUS),
Hockenheim (GER), Istanbul Grand Prix (TUR), Laguna Seca (USA), Mondello Park
(IRE), Nashville (USA), Norisring (GER), Nϋrburgring (GER), Oran Park (AUS),
Oschersleben (GER), Phillip Island (AUS), Pukekohe (NZ), Queensland Raceway
(AUS), Sandown (AUS), Shanghai (CHI), Silverstone (UK), Snetterton (UK), Spa-Francorchamps
(BEL), Surfer’s Paradise (AUS), Symmons Plains Raceway (AUS), Zandvoort (HOL).

The vehicles featured in Race
Driver: Create & Race include the Racing Renault Clio, Renault Clio Sport V6,
Ford Falcon BA, Ford Falcon AU, Holden Commodore VZ, Holden Commodore VX, Holden
Commodore VY, Audi A4, AMG Mercedes C Klasse, Opel Vectra GTS V8, STRANA
Supertruck, Honda Civic Type R, Honda NSX, Nissan 350 Z (Nismo Fairlady Z
S-Tune), Dodge Charger, MG XPower SV-R, Buick Gran Sport 455, Pontiac Firebird
Formula 400, BMW E26 M1 Group 4, Lancia Beta Monte Carlo Turbo, Chevrolet
Corvette L88 Sunray DX, Chevrolet Silverado Truck.

Race Driver: Create and Race
is the handheld evolution of the popular Race Driver series and was developed
exclusively for the Nintendo DS by Firebrand Games. The ultimate in handheld
racing will be zipping into stores in late September, and is rated "E"
(Everyone) by the ESRB. For more information on Race Driver: Create & Race be
sure to visit the official website located at