X360 Tuesday, August 1, 2006 | 10:51 AM

Ubisoft announces Import Tuner Challenge

Ubisoft announces Import Tuner Challenge

Ubisoft announced a few minutes ago that they would release Import Tuner Challenge exclusively on Xbox 360 this Autumn. This game is in fact the US/PAL version of Genki's Tokyo Racer X. First images and videos inside.


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Commented on 2006-08-01 11:04:55
Looks not so good to me.
Commented on 2006-08-01 12:01:16
I wonder why they changed the title.... was it to make it more appealing to the Pimp My Ride generation?
Commented on 2006-08-01 14:25:13
I dont know about this game....
Think there are gonna be much better Driving game than this.
Commented on 2006-08-01 15:00:22
Somethings missing.......
Commented on 2006-08-01 15:10:29 In reply to omegaheat
Posted by omegaheat
Somethings missing.......
Commented on 2006-08-01 15:11:50 In reply to XBox360Man77
Posted by XBox360Man77
Something the Dreamcast versions had :D

This does look better than it did a month ago though.
Commented on 2006-08-01 15:28:11
ubisoft... please stick to action, stealth or middle eastern themed hero games. This "pimp my ride" game isn't cutting it. Pass it on to EA.
Commented on 2006-08-01 15:47:48
That is the worst name ever.

Everyone already knows the Tokyo Extreme Racing series, no point in changing the name.

Commented on 2006-08-01 15:56:09
Im a bit confuse with the name, Shutokou Battle X/Tokyo Extreme Racing/Import Tuner Challenge, whatever. Anyway, I find the fact that Ubisoft pick a lot of japanese games an bring them to America(Over G Fighters, Enchanted Arms and this)very cool, hopefully the'll pick up games like Spectral Force 3 and Rebirth Moon.
Commented on 2006-08-01 16:02:01
Just to let everyone know it got a 32/40 in famitsu !!!!!!!!!
Commented on 2006-08-01 17:28:16

Love it.. thanks to ubisoft we get to play it as well!

Don't like it, pass... but dont complaint they are bringing this one over for the fans... thanks.
Commented on 2006-08-01 18:33:39
Good cuz i hate NFS
Commented on 2006-08-01 19:05:37
The TXR nvr looked jaw dropping good, so iono why ppl complaining about the graphics. Genkai doesn't have the money to bust out with some GT4 or Forza 2 looking games, so you can get over that. TXR has always been fun game to play and aslways afforadable. So I can't wait to pick this up this Fall. Also my guess for the name change is that in america they have a car mod magazine called "Import Tuner" its pretty well known here with the import car fans. So by giving this name it will have a greater appeall and maybe ppl will think its associated with the mag. And to be honest even doh I love this series, most ppl don't know junk about TXR. So they wouldn't that import tuner is really TXR. Its just like street supremecy that they released to the psp. They changed the name when it came over from TXR to that, and most ppl didnt think anything about it. Now that game was junk, but you get my drift. In the end ppl wont care bout the name, and both ppl in america and europe that been waiting for this will get this game regardless
Commented on 2006-08-01 19:07:51
Finally!!! Why would they hold it back for so long, was starting to lose hope :).. I´ll buy it as soon as it´s in stores... been waiting since zero! WOHOO!!

Exuse the spelling and happynes!
Commented on 2006-08-01 19:20:08
Look like an xbox game.
Commented on 2006-08-01 19:22:40 In reply to LEBATO
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Commented on 2006-08-01 19:28:13
Why the hell did they change the name...
Commented on 2006-08-01 19:42:59
LEBATO, yes and it sure is... you forgot the 360 so i´ll help you.. 360 , perhaps you forgot the numlock?
Commented on 2006-08-01 20:04:22
This is such a royally bad idea.
Commented on 2006-08-01 21:15:52
Don't like the name change very much. "Import Tuner Challenge" just sounds so generic. The game looks pretty nice in these new videos though. Have they said what the online play is going to be like?
Commented on 2006-08-01 21:31:15
If it isnt gonna be messed with by ubisoft, it should be like what tokyo extreme racer was. Try to stay in front of your opponent, and his health bar will diminish, if you fall behind, your health bar will fall too. The winner is the racer that stays in the front the longest.
Commented on 2006-08-01 22:12:34
well famitsu gave the game 32/40! Im happy
Commented on 2006-08-02 02:51:33
This looks way better than I remembered!
Commented on 2006-08-02 06:03:45 In reply to kenshin2418
Posted by kenshin2418
well famitsu gave the game 32/40! Im happy

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