MX vs. ATV: Alive announced, first trailer, screens

By on January 20, 2011

Due in May, “Bar-to-Bar gameplay mechanic” among additions promised for THQ’s next motocross racer.

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THQ revealed the first details of their upcoming motocross title MX vs. ATV Alive. The next installment in the series is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this May. The game will hold a $40 price tag, debuting as the company’s first title in its new “mass market-friendly” pricing campaign.

MX vs. ATV Alive features a new improved physics engine, enhanced gameplay mechanics and more to endorse it as the most authentic off-road motocross racing game to date.

An excerpt from the announcement press release:

“With innovative technological advances and an unparalleled variety of content, the MX vs. ATV franchise has always led the pack in the off-road racing genre,” said Danny Bilson, THQ Executive Vice President of Core Games. “This year, MX vs. ATV Alive is bringing fans the features they asked for, along with a robust content distribution strategy that offers a great new way for gamers to specialize their experience.”

“MX vs. ATV Alive introduces a new Bar-to-Bar gameplay mechanic that allows players to physically fight for the lead by going elbow-to-elbow and banging handlebars,” said Michael Lustenberger, THQ Vice President of Global Brand Management Online/Digital. “Combined with the smoother controls and refined terrain deformation, the intense rider collision will make this the most realistic and accessible motocross game yet.”



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