Award-winning Le Mans 24 Hours roars onto desktops

Infogrames? racing game of the year heads to PC CD-ROM this Summer.

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Award-winning Le Mans 24 Hours roars onto desktops
Infogrames challenges gamers to get behind the wheel of some of the most powerful racing machines this summer with Le Mans 24 Hours for the personal computer. The winner of Racing Game of the Year and several other awards is incredibly fast, amazingly lifelike and expertly tuned. Get ready to experience racing perfection.

?Le Mans 24 Hours gives players the chance to take part in the legendary day-to-night-to-day endurance race,? said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and head of Infogrames, Inc.?s Los Angeles studio. ?With 24 hours of intense action to endure, real-time weather and surface effects for ultimate realism, beautiful graphics and award-winning physics, gamers are in for the most intense racing experience available on PC.? Le Mans 24 Hours for the PC continues the legacy of excellence that earned the Sega Dreamcast version, Test Drive Le Mans, ?Racing Game of the Year? awards from IGN and GameSpot.?

Le Mans 24 Hours features more than 70 incredibly detailed licensed cars from the official Le Mans race, including prototypes and GT?s. Players can blast through 12 faithfully reproduced real-world circuits, including the world famous Le Mans 24 Hours circuit and the Petit Le Mans US track. Racers will encounter realistic racing conditions including rain, mist and dust, and will experience both day and nighttime driving. The game fully immerses player in the world of extreme automotive racing with detailed environments, drivers and active pit crews, advanced AI, new car settings and real-time lighting. With five unique and challenging modes to blast through at up to 200 miles per hour, gamers are in for the ride of their lives.

Under development by Melbourne House, the masterminds behind the award-winning Test Drive Le Mans for Sega Dreamcast, Le Mans 24 Hours promises to rev up gamers? appetites this summer on PC-CD ROM for a retail price of $29.99.