Blur

  • Win a 125i BMW Performance just for playing Blur

    Starting from Wednesday August 4, users of PlayStation Network may participate in exciting Blur video game competition to win a sporty BMW 125i Performance Series1. All  PlayStation 3 users from the 4th August to August 25 can download the multiplayer demo of the game, may participate in an amazing competition. The players who qualify in fifth position or higher, go into a draw to get the new BMW sports model. The 125i BMW Performance, sporty and dynamic design, incorporates a six-cylinder engine with 218 hp and accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in under 6.4 seconds. BMW Designed with materials of high competition, the 125i BMW Performance provides a perfect driving dynamics.

    125i BMW Performance - Blur game

    • Blur demo is available on PlayStation Network.
    • The competition will be held on the PlayStation Network from 4 to 25 August between all users who download the demo, to be classified in fifth place or higher
    • The winner will receive a fully equipped BMW 125i Performance . The three finalists will receive a full copy of Blur, for PlayStation3
    • Countries participating in this project are the United Kingdom , Ireland, Czech Republic , Denmark , Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Greece, Spain and Finland, France , Netherlands , Poland , Portugal and Russia
    • The minimum age to participate in the competition is 18.
  • Blur Multiplayer Demo Download Available on PSN

    Blur Multiplayer Demo is now available for the gamers to download through PSN. Social Media Manager made this annnouncement. He wrote on Playstation Blog that the Blur multiplayer demo for the PS3 is now live and can be downloaded from the PlayStation Store.

    The Blur Multiplayer Demo will feature:

    • 12 Real-World Cars
    • Six Tracks
    • 8 Power Ups including Shock, Mine, Nitro, Shield. and many more thing

    The full version on the game is slated to release this November on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

  • Blur Soundtrack Involves Big Names

    Gamers across Europe will soon be able to enjoy the ultimate racing experience against the backdrop of a killer soundtrack by UK record label Ninja Tune, US artists The Crystal Method and Grammy Award-winning producer Jacknife Lee. In addition to new and exclusive 20 minutes worth of dynamic tracks by The Crystal Method, the eclectic score also features music by both iconic and up-and-coming Ninja Tune artists including Coldcut, The Qemists and The Herbaliser, while Jacknife Lee provides six original tracks. With a heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping, ‘pedal to the metal’ score, Blur is available across Europe on Friday, 28th May.

    “The style, look and feel of Blur is a solid match for the type of music Ninja Tune represents. The eighteen tracks we’ve  selected form an awesome soundtrack for the chaotic, high-octane on-track action,” Adrian Kemp of Ninja Tune said.

    “Videogames are a great medium to share new music with a new audience, so we were thrilled to be involved with Blur. A soundtrack is always key to enhancing the atmosphere of a game, and we feel our music reflects the frenetic tone of making the whole experience more intense and exciting,” explained Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method.

    “The music in Blur plays a huge role in the overall gameplay experience, making players feel like they’re right at the heart  of the action,” added Jacknife Lee. “It was refreshing to work within a medium that engages the listener in such a unique,  exciting way.”

    Ninja Tune is a London-based independent record label founded by DJs Matt Black and Jonathan More. The past twenty years has seen the label accrue a diverse assortment of acclaimed DJs, producers and performing artists, including world-renowned talent such as Roots Manuva, Mr Scruff, The Herbaliser and The Qemists, to name but a few. Eighteen booming tracks from Ninja Tune will be available to listen to in Blur when it hits European stores next Friday.

    The Crystal Method is a platinum-selling, grammy nominated, innovative electronic outfit made up of Nevada-born DJs Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland. Most recently famed for their 2009 hit album release Divided By Night, they will be wowing Blur gamers with twenty minutes of entirely original music.

    Hailing from Ireland and having cut his teeth in the world of music as the guitarist in punk band Compulsion, Jacknife Lee is a Grammy Award-winning producer who has collaborated with some of the biggest names in world music, including U2 and Snow Patrol. The sought-after artist has provided six brand new tracks for gamers to Shunt, Barge and Shock each other to.

  • Blur available at Stores

    Activision Publishing, Inc. announced today that its highly-anticipated racing video game Blur is now available at retail outlets nationwide.  Created by famed developer Bizarre Creations, Blur delivers next-generation racing to both hardcore enthusiasts and novice drivers alike by offering intuitive, pick-up-and-play controls along with the challenge of mastering multiple racing and car-combat tactics.

    “Our focus for Blur is to bring the ‘fun’ back to racing and create the most electrified, action-packed racer to date,” said Gareth Wilson, lead designer at Bizarre Creations. “With 20 cars on track at the same time in multiplayer, a first for the racing genre, along with an arsenal of Power-Ups, every race is an unpredictable fight to the finish.”

    Blur is the ultimate powered-up racing experience, where players collect intense Power-ups throughout each course, including the ability to blast other cars out of the way with huge bursts of energy, boost speed with Nitros, drop Mines and generate defensive shields to fend off other racers.

    With over 50 licensed cars, more than 30 real-world track locations, a deep single player career mode, four-player split screen and an immersive multiplayer experience that features a progressive ranking system which rewards players the more they play, Blur delivers a new style of powered-up racing for all.

    Additionally, Blur brings the social experience to both single and multiplayer with an innovative “Share” button that lets players choose to send Friend Challenges through the Xbox 360 dashboard and PlayStation®Network, or utilize the integration of Twitter and Facebook to light up the competition with friends.

    Blur is now available nationwide for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows PC, and is rated “E10+” by the ESRB.

  • Blur with In-Game Facebook Integration

    Activision has clear that its new upcoming racing game Blur will also feature the Facebook integration within game itself. Gamers will be able to interact with Facebook friends from within the game, and will be able to share their achievements of the game to the Facebook. More details is been given in the following statement released by Activision.

    Official News: Activision highly-anticipated racing title Blur will deliver a new level of social interaction to gamers later this month by allowing fans to challenge their friends and share achievements directly from inside the game through Facebook.

    By seamlessly integrating an innovative “Share” button, Blur lets players choose to light up the competition in both single and multi-player modes by sending game challenges to friends and posting in-game photos, racing stats, unlockable items and much more on their Facebook pages.

    “Blur’s innovative integration with Facebook makes it easy for players to interact with their real friends to share game play, emotions, and the racing experience,” said Dan Rose, Vice President of Partnerships and Platform Marketing, Facebook. “Blur is leading the next generation of console games integrating with Facebook to make gaming more social for our more than 400 million users.”

    “Blur is the first multi-platform videogame that connects the television to Facebook, and for the first time, videogame audiences on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC will be able to link their console gameplay to their network of friends,” said Robert Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard. “Facebook has become a fantastic platform for videogames and Blur elevates it even further.”

    Blur is the ultimate powered-up racing experience, where players collect addictive and intense Power-ups throughout each course, including the ability to blast other cars out of the way with huge bursts of energy, boost speed with Nitros, drop Mines and even generate defensive shields to fend off other racers. Blur offers online multiplayer supporting competitive and cooperative gameplay for up to 20 racers, including team racing and objective based events, and also supports 4-player split-screen.

    Blur is scheduled for release nationwide May 25th for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system, and the PC, and is rated "E10+" by the ESRB.

  • Blur Cars and Tracks Developer Diary

    This trailer shows off the developers of Blur discussing the cars and tracks that are included in the upcoming action racer from Activision.