Thanks to GamesRadar for its Edge-reprinted
cover article interviewing UK developers Sumo Digital on its conversion of Sega's arcade title Out Run 2
, and trying to explain why "Sega has handed the Xbox conversion [of the new AM2-developed arcade game] to an unknown dev studio responsible for exercise bike software."
The developers discuss the issues is conversion: "The arcade board has essentially got twice the memory that the Xbox has... and most of that was used"
, before explaining a new-for-Xbox Mission Mode which "will feature in excess of 50 missions consisting of Heart Attack-style challenges, marathon routes and AI character challenges"
, and also revealing "[Xbox] Live compatibility, which promises score uploading and ghost downloading while also permitting online play."