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The Triathlete Of Gaming Is Born

Thrustmaster's latest creation, the unrivalled 'Run'N'Drive 3 in 1 ' game pad for Playstation® 3 *, Playstation® 2 and PC delivers gamers the competitive edge to be at your very best on 3 leading gaming formats and in all genre of games.

Gaming Triathletes

The Run'N'Drive is designed to enable gamers to shine in multi-event games, FPS, flight simulators as well as racing games - an array of challenges that is to gaming what running, cycling and swimming are to the triathlon! The Run 'N' Drive's leitmotiv is to enable gamers to play more efficiently, regardless of the gaming arena.

Exclusive Technology - Mapping and Optical Wheel

The Optical Wheel is the Run'N'Drive's signature feature. Fitted with an optical sensor it offers spot on precision: Flawless curves on racing tracks, highly progressive zooming for sniping assignments in FPS missions, awesome aerial stunts and tricks in flight simulationsin short it feels like the real deal! In addition the Optical Wheel can be configured to meet the players' requirements with 2 sensitivity modes.

The Mapping Feature enables players to switch all buttons, triggers, mini-sticks and Optical Wheel functions to suit their individual needs. Thanks to the exclusive technology (patent pending) gamers have the flexibility to apply their favourite gaming configuration to their Run'N'Drive 3 in 1 to make the most of every type of game. You simply save the configuration in the game pad's internal memory. If you want to retain the last configuration the pad remembers the last saved configuration automatically even if you disconnect. You can keep them changing and adapting as often as you wish.

An exceptional pad

The Optical Wheel and mapping Feature both ensure that the player gains all the competitive advantages to be victorious!

A gamepad which has been ergonomically designed and is comfortable to hold even for lengthy bouts of gameplay. Chosen by a panel of game enthusiasts!

This 7 axis gamepad features 2 Curved Triggers with an 8mm stroke for unrivalled progressiveness and precision.

This unique gamepad can be viewed in 3D from all angles on the Thrustmaster website!

The Run'N'Drive 3 in 1 and the Run'N'Drive 3 in 1 Rumble Force** will be available from March 23rd 2007 at all good stockists including Game Stores, amazon.co.uk with SRPs of £19.99 Inc VAT and £22.99 Inc VAT respectively.

*On Playstation® 3: Only supports PS3 games and does not offer a motion sensor

**Rumble Force only available for PC

Check out the complete Thrustmaster product range on www.thrustmaster.com !

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Thrustmaster

Founded in 1992, the company Thrustmaster has acquired a solid reputation in the conception and development of peripherals for flight simulation and mechanical sports games. The technological and commercial experience of Thrustmaster now enables the company to showcase an extensive range of dedicated videogame peripherals for PCs and game consoles, including an array of devices developed under the Xbox® license.

License agreements with legendary names such as Ferrari®, TOP GUN, Splinter Cell® and a close collaboration with the US Air Force help Thrustmaster offer gamers worldwide a range of high-performance and innovative game peripherals. Thrustmaster is a division of the Guillemot Corporation group since 1999.

Guillemot Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of interactive entertainment hardware and accessories. The Group offers a varied range of products under its Hercules and Thrustmaster brand names. Active in this market since 1984, the Guillemot Corporation Group is currently present in 12 countries, including Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and the East, and distributes products across 45 countries worldwide. The Group's mission is to provide innovative, high-quality products which increase the performance and pleasure experienced by gamers and music lovers alike. Guillemot Corporation is listed on the New Market of the Paris Stock Exchange, code ISIN FR00066722.

For more information, please refer to our website at the following address: http://europe.thrustmaster.com

® 2007 Guillemot Corporation S.A. Thrustmaster® is a registered trademark of Guillemot Corporation S.A. All rights reserved. "Playstation 3"; "PS3" and "PS2" are registered trademarks of Sony Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks and brand names are hereby acknowledged and are property of their respective owners. Illustrations not binding. Contents, designs and specifications are liable to change without prior notice and may vary according to countries. This product is not distributed under official license and is not certified in any way by Sony Entertainment, Inc.

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