San Mateo, Calif. - Dec. 4, 2008 - D2C Games, Inc., a leading publisher and developer of downloadable interactive entertainment, and Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) announced today that the PBR Out of the Chute for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and PC is exclusively available for download from www.us.playstation.com/PSN/mediamanager and www.direct2drive.com.
Capturing all the adrenaline and challenge of the Toughest Sport on Dirt™, PBR Out of the Chute lets you play as a top pro bull rider or as a rank bull in multiple events leading up to the World Finals in Las Vegas.
"As the fastest growing sport in North America, PBR brings high-octane action and incredible excitement to PSP® system and PC gamers everywhere," says Scott Orr, President of D2C Games. "PBR Out of the Chute is a great family game and fun social experience where players take on the roles of rider and bull in the ultimate battle of brains vs. brawn."
"A two-ton bull is a lot less dangerous on the PSP® system or PC than it is in a PBR arena, but D2C and Totally Games managed to capture the essence of the sport in this game", says Sean Gleason, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PBR. "We are extremely proud of PBR Out of the Chute and couldn't be happier about the relationship with such great game developers and publishers."
Players may create their own characters and compete as a professional rider or a rank bull through 10 three-round events in multiple lwww.direct2drive.comocations including New York, Anaheim, and Atlanta. Challenge the best or play as top riders including Guilherme Marchi, Justin McBride, and Chris Shivers. Even compete as one of the tour's rankest bulls, complete with signature moves! Intuitive controls and three difficulty levels allow everyone to pick up and play, have fun, and be challenged for hours. Multiplayer Mode allows players to compete against each other as rider vs. bull in 8 seconds or unlimited time modes. Season Mode features un-lockable riders, bulls, and videos as players compete to become the best rider or bull through the PBR season and win the World Finals in Las Vegas. Become part of the Millionaire's Club by beating some of the meanest, rankest bulls in the history of the PBR. Realistic sounds, pre-ride commentary, official rules, and heart-pounding music capture the essence of the PBR experience.
PBR Out of the Chute is now available for PSP® system and PC at a suggested retail price of $14.99.
About the PBR
More than 100 million viewers tune in each year to the PBR on FOX, NBC, ESPN, VERSUS, and on a host of foreign networks across the globe. With approximately 400 hours of prime time programming annually, PBR ranks among the most prolific sports on air, in addition to attracting over 1.5 million live event attendees each year with its multi-tiered event structure which includes the marquee Built Ford Tough Series presented by Wrangler, the Copenhagen Bull Riding Challenger Tour, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Tour, and the Discovery Tour, designed specifically for entry level contestants. The PBR is headquartered in Pueblo, Colo., with additional offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. The PBR prides itself in its 1,000 plus stock contractor relationships and over 1,200 PBR bull riders competing in more than 300 PBR sanctioned competitions in five countries.
About Totally Games
Totally Games based in Novato, CA designs and develops totally fun, totally involving electronic games. This requires highly capable developers working together in a super productive studio environment. The company synergizes with topnotch business partners including publishers, other development studios, and businesses looking for electronic game solutions.
About D2C Games
D2C Games, Inc. (D2C), based in San Mateo, CA, is a leading digital download publisher of interactive entertainment for console and handheld game platforms. Founded in 2006, the company develops and publishes products worldwide. The company is a licensed Sony and Apple publisher and is licensed to develop and/or publish for Nintendo and Microsoft game platforms.
D2C's team has individually and collectively been responsible for creating and developing some of the most successful game franchises ever created, including MADDEN Football, NASCAR, NHL Hockey, Knockout Kings, NCAA Football, Jungle Strike, World Wrestling Entertainment, Medal of Honor, The Simpsons, Crash, Spyro, F.E.A.R. and No One Lives Forever.
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