MX vs. ATV: Alive announced, first trailer, screens
Due in May, “Bar-to-Bar gameplay mechanic” among additions promised for THQ’s next motocross racer.
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.”