Micro Machines to make a massive return as Codemasters confirms plans for Micro
is the announcement that the ultra-compact car series is to
return this summer:
A smash-hit series through the 1990s, Codemasters,
has once again secured the rights to the miniature vehicles for an all-new video
game that promises a real return to the MICRO MACHINES game’s much loved,
all-out fun, racing gameplay. The property is under license from the Hasbro
Properties Group, the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc.
MICRO MACHINES v4 game, titled as a sequel to the last MICRO MACHINES game from
Codemasters, is now in development for PlayStation®2, PC, PSP™ and Nintendo DS™.
Scheduled for a summer 2006 release, development is back with the team at
Supersonic Software, creators of some of the most acclaimed MICRO MACHINES games
and more recently Mashed and Mashed: Fully Loaded.
Mixing miniature mayhem with maximum multiplayer racing, MICRO MACHINES v4 game
will arrive packed with knockabout, breakneck racing in the fastest scale
miniatures, complete with explosive weapon power-ups. Letting you loose with
hundreds of vehicles, each with distinctive performance abilities, you’ll be
racing your inch-long miniature motors on the wildest tracks where everyday
household objects appear immense in size and can become lethal hazards.