MX vs. ATV Reflex getting new professional riders

by: Tina -
We already know that MX vs. ATV Reflex, to be released this coming December, will be featuring a new physics engine jam packed with interesting and welcomed additions. THQ has put in the time to ensure a more realistic riding experience: the Rider Reflex control system allows you to control your movement more accurately and perform tricks, while the real-time terrain deformation will actively reformulate the track as riders do their damage to it.

What we didn’t know, however, is the exciting news of new professional motocross riders to be featured in the game. James Stewart has already been announced, but the new additions include Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Josh Grant, and Ryan Villopoto to name just a few. Check out the screenshots of the new characters, as well as the video of mini interviews with the famed motocross-men.



October 8, 2009 -- THQ Inc. today announced that the upcoming MX vs. ATVTM ReflexTM video game will feature the top athletes in professional motocross. Joining previously announced rider James Stewart, will be Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Josh Grant, Ryan Villopoto and many more.



Fans will have the opportunity to compete against and play as these professionals throughout a wide variety of races and events. MX vs. ATV Reflex is the fourth iteration of the best-selling off-road racing franchise, and is scheduled to be released for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and Nintendo DS™ in December 2009.



About MX vs. ATV Reflex



MX vs. ATV Reflex marks the highly anticipated return of the best-selling off-road racing franchise and features the all-new Rhythm Racing® 2.0 physics engine, Rider Reflex control system and real-time terrain deformation. The Rider Reflex control system provides unparalleled precision and fluidity by separating machine steering from body positioning, which allows the independently controlled rider to shift his weight, perform death-defying stunts and avoid potentially devastating wrecks. Unprecedented terrain deformation creates ever-changing courses as off-road vehicles carve lines and deep ruts that have a real-time impact on gameplay and remain persistent through the full length of each race. Grip tight and hang on, MX vs. ATV Reflex is scheduled to be in stores Holiday 2009. For more information on MX vs. ATV Reflex, please visit www.mxvsatv.com.
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