December 12, 2007
Indianapolis 500 Legends Goes Gold for Wii and
It’s time to get out of the pit and onto the
track! Destineer is proud to announce today that Indianapolis 500 Legends for
the Wii and Nintendo DS has gone gold, and should cross the finish line into
stores on 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 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 mini-games like changing tires, refueling or putting out
- 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 on December 19th
from Destineer and developer Torus. Start your engines!