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Racing Sim takes you back in time to the Indy 500 race

by: Tina -
More On: Indianapolis 500: Evolution
Partake in the historic Indianapolis 500-Mile Race in Destineer’s Indianapolis 500: Evolution on the 360 this October 1st. The racing simulation gives you a selection of 330 cars that have been recreated from the era (1961-1971), and challenges you to maintain control against crashes, debris, rolling oil slicks, and your 32 competitors. Courses include oval tracks, road courses that were prominent in the 60s, and 75 races that were unique to the time.

You can build a reputation in career mode in which your interactions affect your rivals’ driving abilities, or verse 7 other gamers on Live. The game is coming to you with the respectable price of $29.99.

Destineer® Announces Indianapolis 500®: Evolution for Xbox 360®

Racing Simulator Recreates the Birth of Modern Racing in the 1960s

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 24, 2009 – Experience the birth of modern racing in an open-cockpit, hand-built speed machine racing at 180 mph just a few inches off the ground. Destineer® today announces Indianapolis 500®: Evolution, a racing simulation for the Xbox 360® videogame system from Microsoft®. Indianapolis 500: Evolution is set from 1961-1971 and will be available for sale on October 1, 2009.

Ride alongside legendary drivers like A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti as they tempt fate in handcrafted cars that push the edges of technology and safety. Indianapolis 500: Evolution challenges players to navigate a moving minefield of crashes, spinning cars, rolling oil slicks and 32 daring rivals as you race to the finish in any of 330 meticulously recreated cars from the era.

Above all, Indianapolis 500: Evolution is a racing simulation. Besides dozens of physics subtleties that affect how the cars drive, the game recreates 75 unique races from the era. Launch your career in a series of full races that progress through the decade, or jump into key moments from many of the era's most famous races.

Unlike most other oval-track racing games, Indianapolis 500: Evolution includes oval tracks, like the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as well as road courses popular in the 60s. Eight different courses and tracks are included. Also, as players race, they build respect and rivalries with other drivers, affecting how these rivals drive, and, just like in the real races, crashes and debris play a role during every race. Up to 33 cars can race simultaneously.

Players can also race up to seven other people via Xbox LIVE®, with the AI controlling the other cars. Just like the single-player races, the full field of 33 cars can race in multiplayer, and crashes and debris are also a factor in the multiplayer races.

Indianapolis 500: Evolution is being developed by Brain in a Jar and will be priced at $29.99.