Auto Modellista Coming to XboxCapcom has announced plans to release its cel-shaded racing game Auto Modellista for the Xbox. Aside from its aesthetic pleasantries, one notable feature of the Xbox version will be its Xbox Live functionality, enabling up to 8 players to race each other, trade customized cars and voice chat. As with the PS2 version, you will be able to choose cars from a variety of manufacturers like Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Subaru. There will be four different game modes: Xbox live and Single Player Modes let you customize your car and participate in various races, and VJ Mode lets you record, edit and apply various affects to your previously recorded races and store them online. Auto Modellista is scheduled for release this January 2004 with an ESRB rating of “E” for everyone. FEATURES:
- Xbox Live compatibility - players will be able to race with seven other gamers and chat online using the Xbox Live network.
- A new 3-D cell-shaded art style called "Artistoon" using Capcoms own proprietary technology gives auto racing an arcade look and feel.
- Innovative Graphics - a totally new visual expression that captures the true essence of racing; the sense of speed tearing the air apart and the impact of tires grabbing the pavement are stunningly reproduced.
- Choose from an enormous selection of world-renowned vehicles: Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Subaru.
- Speed through diverse environments - auto modellista showcases numerous environments including racing circuits, cityscapes and mountain passes with an entirely new approach.
- Easily Customizable - Vivid color schemes and a wide array of options allow players to create incredibly unique car designs. Players can change the cars tires, brakes, suspension, turbine kit, muffler, computer and transmission and more. All tuning parts appear in the game along with theirreal names. Adding various parts such as mirrors, wheels, decals and more, players can equally modify the appearance of the cars.
- Three different game modes:
- Xbox Live mode - Up to eight players can race and chat online
- Single Player Mode - Customize your own car and participate in various races
- Arcade Mode - Split screen two player head-to-head mode
- VJ Mode - Record, edit and apply various effects to your previous races to capture all the highlights of performance racing
- Sheer intensity - auto modellista captures the adrenaline packed intensity of racing. This game is simply a must for the insatiable car enthusiast who strives to achieve unadulterated speed and experience mind-blowing graphics.