Press release: 2000-09-27: ESPN The Games Captures the Gold With Its Newest Dreamcast Title: ESPN International Track & Field

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Game Features Motion-Captured Animations from Track & Field Stars Including 2000 Summer Olympics Gold Medalist and World's Fastest Man Maurice Greene Title Sprints Into Stores September 26th

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ --

The following is being issued by ESPN The Games:

ESPN The Games brings the high-speed excitement, photo finishes and spirited competition of track & field to the Sega Dreamcast with the release of ESPN International Track & Field. The game utilizes more than 750 motion- captured animations taken from professional track & field athletes including the world's fastest man and 2000 Summer Olympics 100-meter gold medalist Maurice Greene, and 2000 Summer Olympics 100-meter silver medalist Ato Boldon. With a dozen different individual international competitions, ESPN International Track & Field boasts realistic graphics that capture the pageantry of international competition. Delivering lightning fast gameplay, ESPN International Track & Field sprints into stores September 26th for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

In ESPN International Track & Field, players simulate international track and field competition in single-event or championship modes. Multiplayer competition lets up to four participants battle head-to-head in events such as the 100-meter dash, long jump, hammer throw, horizontal bar, trap shooting and weightlifting.


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