Electronic Arts Ships Castrol Honda Superbike Racing for the PlayStation.REDWOOD CITY Redwood City, city (1990 pop. 66,072), seat of San Mateo co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1868. Manufactures include commmunications, electrical, electronic, and medical equipment. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 1999--
Gripping Motorcycle Racing motorcycle racing
Sport of running motorcycles on tracks, closed circuits, or natural terrain. The main types are (1) road racing, conducted on a course made up wholly or partly of public roads; (2) trials, conducted both on and off the highway; (3) speedway racing, Simulation Features Realistic
Gameplay On Worldwide Circuit Styled Tracks
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A highly realistic and heart-pounding motorcycle racing simulation, the game puts the player in position to race as a member of the Castrol Honda World Superbike Team. Set in real-time 3-D environments, Castrol Honda Superbike Racing features gripping, white-knuckle superbike racing action on 14 circuit styled tracks in locales such as Indonesia, England, the U.S. and Japan.
"We feel Castrol Honda Superbike Racing offers the most realistic motorcycle simulation available for the PlayStation," says producer Randy Eckhardt. "We have tuned the game so all players, regardless of skill levels, can race in a game that is incredibly challenging, yet is very easy to learn and extremely fun to play."
Players race on the sleek and powerful Honda RC45, built and tuned to Castrol Honda's specifications. With an acceleration of 0-60 M.P.H. in 3.1 seconds, it is among the fastest motorcycles ever made. The bike's gearbox and brakes can be tuned using real data supplied by Castrol Honda race engineers. A good racer will learn to set up every detail on their bike to suit the unique demands of each track and maximize their chances for winning. For example, a bike tuned for more torque will race more successfully on a hilly course than one tuned for flat-out speed.
Castrol Honda Superbike Racing offers six different modes of difficulty, giving a competitive mode for racers of every skill level and ability. Players can choose to go for pure arcade speed, where control of the bike is assisted and damage to the bike negligible, or for more realistic racing at the higher levels. The game features real physics and the bike's handling reflects its real-life counterpart. As part of the training, racers can select a feature that will show them the "perfect line" -- the fastest route through each track, by following team rider Colin Edwards Colin Edwards II born January 27 1974. in Houston, Texas nicknamed the Texas Tornado is an American professional motorcycle racer.
The game supports up to two players on split screen racing action. Castrol Honda Superbike Racing also supports Dual Shock(TM) analog controllers.
Castrol Honda Superbike Racing was developed by Interactive Entertainment and is being published by Electronic Arts in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . The game carries an "E" (Everyone) ESRB ESRB Entertainment Software Rating Board
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More information on Castrol Honda Superbike Racing for the PlayStation can be found on the EA product web site: http://www.chracing.com.
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