ATLUS AND FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE TEAM UP WITH AMAZON.COM TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE TRACKMANIA®DSPRE-ORDER BONUS

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- MARCH 12, 2009 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and Focus Home Interactive today unveiled a special, limited pre-order bonus for TrackMania DS, available exclusively at Amazon.com. Fans who choose to reserve their copy prior to the game's March 17th release will be provided with a free 3-month trial for TrackMania United Forever, the fully-loaded PC version of the long-running racing series. Join over three million users worldwide in the most exciting and creative PC online racing community.

"One of the most critically-acclaimed racing series in the world, TrackMania has consistently delivered an exhilarating racing experience," said Tim Pivnicny, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Atlus. "Regardless of whether it's on the PC or Nintendo DS, the name of the game is high-flying stunts, fast-paced racing action, and the unique ability to create, share, and race on custom race tracks. We're happy to be able to spread the appeal and awareness of this franchise by offering customers who pre-order a copy of TrackMania DS at Amazon.com the ability to play the worldwide hit TrackMania United Forever free for three months."

TrackMania DS is currently scheduled to release on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

For more information about this special offer:

Amazon.com product page

For more information about TrackMania United Forever:

http://www.trackmania.com/en/index.php?lang=en&rub=united

About TrackMania DS

TrackMania DS is the most heart-pounding stunt-filled racing game ever to burn rubber on Nintendo DS. Over 100 tracks geared for blazing fast racing action - each loaded with daring jumps, thrilling loops, crazy ramps, and a host of other insane stunts - are just the start. Players have access to the most powerful portable track design system ever, giving TrackManiacs total freedom to create the most over-the-top race courses imaginable and offering practically unlimited value. The more you race, the more you can do; TrackMania's "Coppers" reward system gives you credits for completed races which can be used to unlock new tracks, new car paint schemes, and most importantly, new parts to use in making the tracks of your dreams. With single and multi-card local wireless multiplayer support for up to four players at a time (and eight players via hot-seat mode), in addition to the ability to share and race on each others' custom tracks, TrackMania DS is the most feature-filled stunt racer for Nintendo DS™!

For more information, visit the official website:

http://www.atlus.com/trackmania


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