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Volvo: The Game

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Volvo: The Game

Volvo: The Game is a PC game developed by SimBin Studios AB that features racing around two tracks in six different cars from Volvo. Players can race the Volvo S60 Concept car, as well as five other Volvo cars from the STCC and BTCC racing series. The two detailed and realistic tracks included the Gothenburg Eco Arena street circuit, and Chakya road track in the Ukraine. The game features three difficulty levels that cater to players of all levels, from beginners, to sim-racers. The …

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Volvo: The Game

Volvo: The Game is a PC game developed by SimBin Studios AB that features racing around two tracks in six different cars from Volvo. Players can race the Volvo S60 Concept car, as well as five other Volvo cars from the STCC and BTCC racing series. The two detailed and realistic tracks included the Gothenburg Eco Arena street circuit, and Chakya road track in the Ukraine. The game features three difficulty levels that cater to players of all levels, from beginners, to sim-racers. The racing game is played by racing five racing legends as well as the Volvo S60 Concept. The game was announced in April by Volvo Cars and game development company SimBin.

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Volvo: The Game is a game that is set on two reproduced racing tracks and features six different cars which includes the Volvo S30 (which is featured in the STCC - Swedish Touring Car Championship race), the STCC Volvo S60, the Volvo S40 which was raced in the BTCC (the British Touring Car Championship), the Volvo 850, and the Volvo 240 Turbo Group A. To recreate the older cars interiors, SimBins art team visited the Volvo Museum to the interior of the cars. Players get to drive on a choice of two tracks: Gothenburg Eco Drive Arena in Göteborg, Sweden, and Chayaka outside Kiev in the Ukraine. Volvo: The Game is a virtual racing game to include this Ukrainian track. The game offers a choice of skill levels: novice, semi-pro and pro. Volvo: The Game can be downloaded on May 26 through the Volvo Cars website, at http://www.volvocars.com/intl. Players can select the Volvo of their choice to race, compete against their own best times and have the track all to themselves, or compete against up to eleven computer-controlled competitors. Players also have options for different settings for graphics and sound; ie, the Volvo S60 Concept is available in two versions – “natural” and racing. SimBin have spent approximately 1000 hours to create one of the two racing tracks. The game is available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish. The game has a basic hardware requirement of Microsoft Windows XP Home/Pro, Windows Vista, 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or 100% compatible processing power, 1 GB RAM of memory, 1 GB free space on hard disk drive DirectX 9 compatible graphics card with 128 MB memory, DirectX 9 compatible sound card, Keyboard and Mouse and DirectX: Version 9.

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