THQ have announced GT Advance Championship Racing for the Game Boy Advance, and from the screens that we have seen so far, the title looks as if it's going to be amazing - definitely the best racer yet seen on a handheld!


The game has already gained critical acclaim in Japan as a realistic, fun and intense racer featuring authentic cars from top manufacturers.

"GT Advance Championship Racing maximizes the capabilities of the Game Boy Advance hardware making it one of the most realistic and exciting titles at launch," said Michael Rubinelli, vice president, product development, THQ. "As a leader in the handheld category, we’re thrilled to be able to start our next generation hand-held line-up with such a strong offering."

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GT Advance Championship Racing for Game Boy Advance features more than 40 authentic cars with parts that can be upgraded from top car manufacturers including Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Toyota.

The further you progress through the game, the more cars become unlocked, each of which have varying acceleration, top speeds and overall handling in order to master the 32 tracks.

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Head-to-head play is also a feature of the game, which means you can race against friends using the Game Boy Advance link cable.

GT Advance really does look as if it's going to be one of the best games to buy for the Gameboy Advance when it gets it's release in Europe, and GamesPaper will bring further information about this pocket rocket of a racer, nearer it's launch date.