Atlus Ships Go! Go! Hypergrind
November 19, 2003
Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment,
today announced that it has shipped Go! Go! Hypergrind to
retailers nationwide. Go! Go! Hypergrind is being developed by the
newly-formed Team Poponchi at Atlus Japan in conjunction with Spumco,
the creators of The Ren & Stimpy Show and The Ripping Friends.
SPUMCO, the real world animation company responsible for the hit cartoon
series, The Ren & Stimpy Show, is holding auditions for an upcoming
action feature called "Hypergrind", in which the main character will be
an animated skateboarder capable of performing crazy and humorous
tricks. As the character of your choice, you'll enroll in SPUMCO's
newly founded stunt school, where you'll compete against other
outrageous characters while pulling off insane fantasy tricks and
performing extreme "Negative Reactions" on the game's 8 massive themed
The one to graduate at the top of the class will earn the right to star
in the upcoming show. How well you perform during the audition process
and in stunt school will determine how lucrative a contract you're
offered. May the best skater win!
HIGHLIGHTS AND KEY FEATURES:
Skate as one of 11 crazy, cool competitors, designed by SPUMCO, the
world-famous animation studio responsible for The Ren & Stimpy Show and
The Ripping Friends!
the new "Negative Reaction" system to score insane points and begin your
rise to stardom! Chain multiple negative reactions together with normal
tricks for insane combination points!
Powerful graphics engine allows for real-time character deformation. The
wacky, cel-shaded skateboarders can be subjected to numerous
humiliations, such as being set on fire, flattened and covered in paint!
Perform over 60 never-before-seen fantasy tricks as well as a host of
real-world grinds, aerials manuals and lip moves!
Skate on 8 gigantic, deviously designed themed movie sets each with
their own stage specific traps and negative reaction points!
Compete in a multitude of head-to-head multiplayer modes!
Go! Go! Hypergrind™ has a suggested
retail price of US $49.99 and has been rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB.