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Full Throttle II Announced

This LucasArts Entertainment Company Press Release announces plans for a console and PC-based follow-up to Full Throttle, featuring the exploits of outlaw biker Ben. Here is what the release has to say about the game, which although not noted in the press release, will be called Full Throttle II, as noted on the LucasArts E3 2002 Page:

A CLASSIC RETURNS -- LUCASARTS REVS UP FULL THROTTLEŽ FOR LONG AWAITED SEQUEL

Acclaimed Classic Adventure Roars Back to Action on Next Generation Consoles and PC in 2003


SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- May 21, 2002 -- Full Throttle, one of the most loved classic adventures from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC, returns in a long awaited action packed sequel for next generation consoles and PC in 2003. The follow up to the award winning game from 1995 will once again feature one of LucasArts' most popular and enduring characters, the swaggering outlaw biker Ben, leader of a renegade motorcycle gang called the Polecats. The free wheeling action-adventure will offer a humorous original story, furious bare knuckle fighting, and the thrill of high speed biking.

"Full Throttle is one of LucasArts' greatest and most beloved original games," says Simon Jeffery, president of LucasArts. "We can't think of a better brand or character to lead LucasArts' charge into a new era of original game development. Ben so perfectly symbolizes our legacy and yet has just the right mix of attitude and edge to appeal to a new generation of game players."

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43. Full Throttle II Announced May 22, 2002, 16:03 anon@212.30
 
Full Throttle was a good game and I'm happy that a sequel is on the way.
However, a couple of LucasArts games spring to mind that are more worthy of a sequel: Sam & Max Hit The Road, and Day of the Tentacles.
 
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