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Race Drive: Grid demo hits Xbox Live Marketplace, PC demo delayed

Posted: 08.05.2008 by Kres

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Codemasters announced today that its released a playable demo for the Xbox 360 version of Race Drive: Grid onto the Xbox Live Marketplace.

The demo will contain 3 events which consists of The eBay Motors Muscle Cup which allows you to take the wheel of a Ford Mustang GT-R, whilst the advanced International Trophy lets you drive a Nissan S15 Silvia, and lastly the Euro Turing Car Series gives you a BMW 320si touring car.

MotorStorm 2 will get its demo before launch say Evolution Studios

Posted: 07.05.2008 by JamieSI

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Paul Hollywood, creative director at Evolution, has said at Sony's PlayStation Day event that a demo for upcoming MotorStorm Pacific Rift is planned.

He also said the game will "be locked at 30 frames-per-second in 720p", something the pre-alpha demo version lacked at the event.

SCEE PlayStation Day: Line-up revealed

Posted: 06.05.2008 by Kres

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Sony has revealed a list of all the games that will be showcased at its PlayStation Gamers Day which is currently taking place in London.

Games such as Mirror's Edge, Killzone 2, LittleBigPlanet and Resistance 2 are on show, whilst the list also includes Motorstorm 2 which now appears to be called MotorStorm Pacific Rift.

MotorStorm 2 features 16 race tracks and is happy at Sony's Home

Posted: 06.05.2008 by JamieSI

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Game director Nigel Kershaw has confirmed the racer will have twice the number of tracks than the original and they'll be "more interactive" too.

He's also chuffed that MotorStorm 2 is going to have a real "strong presence" on Home, and he says it'll "start binding the PS3 online community together."

Codemasters give the nod to Race Driver: GRID demo for this week

Posted: 06.05.2008 by JamieSI

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At some point this week a demo for the game will arrive with the chance to win an "amazing prize", says the publisher.

Three events, three cars, three locations - all you need to have your racing spirit enticed for the arcade styled racer coming this summer.

Fatal Inertia EX available on the PSN at the end of May, 2008

Posted: 30.04.2008 by Kres

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KOEI today announced that Fatal Inertia EX will be available at the end of May, 2008 exclusively on the PlayStation Network.

New Screenshots for Wednesday

Posted: 30.04.2008 by Kres

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We've been publishing a lot of screenshots recently, and instead of giving them an individual post each, we've decided to just post them all in one place. Everyday you'll be able to find a list of the latest screenshots that have become available for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 games.

See a list of the latest screenshots inside.

New Race Driver Grid screenshots

Posted: 22.04.2008 by Kres

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We've published 7 new screenshots for Race Driver Grid, which is in development by Codemasters and is currently set for release on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Race Driver Grid will be released on 6th June, 2008.

Atari bring Test Drive's console DLC to PC, available from Metaboli

Posted: 17.04.2008 by JamieSI

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No more exclusive snobbery for Xbox360 gamers of Test Drive, the new shiny vehicles you could get from the LIVE marketplace are now all packed together for PC.

46 new cars and 1 motorbike are in the Megapack revving to cost GBP 9.99 or EUR 14.99, which are collectively cheaper too.

Xbox 360 sees double sales in Europe

Posted: 17.04.2008 by Kres

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Microsoft announced today that European sales for the Xbox 360 have more than doubled due to the recent adjustment of the retail price, “significantly broadening the console's audience” it says.

Pure coming Sept 26th on consoles, PC version left in the dark

Posted: 15.04.2008 by Kres

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Disney Interactive Studios has confirmed that its off-road racing title Pure will be available at retail stores on September 26th, 2008.

This release date only applies to the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game, the PC version has been left in the dark with no release date set.

Gran Turismo on PC?

Posted: 14.04.2008

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Not the biggest fan of Gran Turismo (I like unrealistic driving games, where you get to blow stuff up or at least pull off drifts that would most certainly flip vehicles), but could it be coming to the PC? Do my ears deceive me?

Pointed out by derStandard, Austrian games website, and translated slightly by the guys at VE3D.IGN, that just may be the case.

GamersGate adds new independent developers to growing portfolio

Posted: 09.04.2008 by Kres

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GamersGate announced today that two additional independent developers, Resolution Interactive and Oxeye, are to be added to its portfolio of over 300 PC titles.

Pseudo Interactive closes down

Posted: 07.04.2008 by Kres

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Pseudo Interactive, the developers for the car combat series Full Auto, published by Sega and released on the Xbox 360 and PS3, have been shut down.

Pseudo were working on an unannounced project for Sci and Eidos, but both companies decided to scrap the project that Pseudo was working on. This eventually lead to its downfall, but it did try to continue by making several staff members redundant, but it didn't set a new deal with another publisher in time to survive.

Concrete intel has hit the net on 'Motorstorm 2' with some screens

Posted: 04.04.2008 by JamieSI

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A Polish magazine has blown the whistle on some juicy facts including some in-game screens. Gamers will be racing through more perilous tracks with the new tropical setting, mountains, jungle and even volcanoes get a look-in.

You can make your own character and splash your own styling’s on your drive, improved smack-ups and cams are on the table too.

StuntMANIA!pro 2.6 Demo released

Posted: 02.04.2008

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Sector3Games released version 2.6 of their stunt driving game demo, StunutMAINIA!pro. "StuntMANIA!pro is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments."

Download the StuntMANIA!pro 2.6 demo.

Capcom acquire the exclusive license for MotoGP on all platforms

Posted: 31.03.2008 by JamieSI

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They plan for MotoGP's 2008 season to reach Xbox360, PS3, PC, Wii, PS2 and mobiles. It will also include the top manufacturers Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki along with some top riders.

Capcom now also control K2, the studio responsible for the Tenchu and Valhalla Knights games.

Flat tyre for Sony's 'Gran Turismo 5 Prologue' on PlayStation Store

Posted: 28.03.2008 by JamieSI

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Many gamers and fans of the GT series have been left feeling a little blue as the promised day early release of Prologue over PSN yesterday never materialized. Supposedly it won't appear until Saturday "at the earliest".

The game is available in stores today, and there will hopefully be an official statement from Sony today. This no-show might be related to the recent breach of the PlayStation Store.

Irrgheist Games developing two new racers for the PC

Posted: 26.03.2008 by Kres

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Irrgheist Games, developers of H-Craft Championship, has revealed that it is currently working on two projects for the PC. Both are racing themed games, but the first one appears to be a futuristic Street racing game named Sci-Fi City, whilst the second one is a Sci-Fi Rally game that will feature volcano-mountains and snowy woods.

'Gran Turismo 5' won't be leaving the auto-tuners for about a year

Posted: 26.03.2008 by JamieSI

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GT5 Prologue is but days away but many have been puzzled at whether they should just save their dosh and get the full game. Chris Hinojosa-Miranda, SCEA associate producer, has revealed that the full game is "about a year away."

Prologue has already enjoyed a huge pre-order platinum success here in Europe.