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Micro Machines Coming to PC, PS2, Handhelds

It’s been called “the most playable game in the worldâ€? and was the party game of choice for a gaming generation – now a Micro Machines is set to return to game screens as Codemasters today announces the revival of its classic series. 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. Micro Machines v4 game, titled as a sequel to the last Micro Machines game from Codemasters, is now in development for PlayStation 2, Windows PC, PlayStation Portable 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, the Micro Machines v4 game will arrive packed with knockabout, breakneck racing in the fastest scale miniatures, complete with explosive weapon power-ups. Letting players loose with hundreds of vehicles, each with distinctive performance abilities, they will be racing their inch-long miniature motors on the wildest tracks where everyday household objects appear immense in size and can become lethal hazards.

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