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  • First Developer Diary for NASCAR The Game 2011 Out Now

    Activision has revealed a very first developer diary for the upcoming racing game title NASCAR The Game 2011. Check it out below.

    NASCAR The Game 2011 was first unveiled way back in September and developer at that time promises that the game will deliver a fresh infusion of real world detail and blistering racing action.

    According to the details it will feature meticulously detailed damage, multi car wrecks and multiplayer mode upto 16 players.

    NASCAR The Game 2011 is slated to release in February on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.

  • Disney Announced Split/Second PSP Release Date

    Disney has announced the release date for Split/Second on PSP. The racing game title will be coming out on November 16 in United States.

    Split/Second

    This portable version keep the very essence of the original, but with
    control and graphics adapted to their characteristics as well as a new
    circuit and entirely new challenge. And also local multiplayer for four
    players.

    According to the details reveal the game on handheld will have an

    • Additional track alongside the 13 tracks that were their in PS3 and Xbox 360 version of the game.
    • A challenge mode
    • 4-player ad-hoc mode multiplayer

    No details were given out about the United Kingdom release date, but it is expected to be announced soon. So stay tuned for more updates on it.

  • Need for Speed : Hot Pursuit Limited Edition announced

    Need for Speed : Hot Pursuit will receive a limited edition, as EA has just announced on its GamesCom press conference.

    The Limited Edition features "six of the world's fastest cars" that will be only available in the Limited Edition:

    • Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
    • Ford Shelby GT500
    • Audi TT RS Coupé
    • Chevrolet Camaro SS
    • Porsche Cayman S
    • Dodge Challenger SRT8

    For those players who miss the opportunity to pick up the Limited Edition, the Audi TT RS Coupé, Chevrolet Camaro SS, Porsche Cayman S and Dodge Challenger SRT8 can be unlocked by leveling up in the game.

    Need for Speed Hot Pursuit recently won the prestigious 'Best Racing Game' award at the Electronic Entertainment Expo from the Game Critics Awards. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit will be available on Nov. 16, 2010 in North America and on November 18 and 19, 2010 in Europe on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and PC.

  • 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.

  • Avatar Racedrome for 80 Microsoft Points at Xbox Live

    The first indie racing game to put avatars behind the wheel now available on Xbox Live Marketplace, and users can download and buy it for 80 Microsoft Points.

    From Rendercode Games, Avatar Racedrome features 16 reversible racetracks, adaptive AI competitors, championships, online multiplayer modes, optional autobrakes for an easy learning curve, and the ability to rewind in the race.

    Watch it gameplay video:

  • Things on Wheels Now Available on Xbox LIVE Arcade

    Things on Wheels, the crazy racing game, is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade! Right now, enjoy fierce races on Things on Wheels for only 800 MS Points. To celebrate this release fittingly, we are pleased to reveal a little more of this incredible racing game via this video that perfectly captures the spirit of Things on Wheels: crazy, fast and fun races!

    Drive a multitude of miniature racers with various features – light Vintage cars, powerful Muscle cars or fast sports cars – and compete in dozens of crazy races. The tracks are completely insane, loaded with shortcuts, ramps, loops and many other surprises. Count on a lot of collectable bonus items to spice up the races even more and upset the final rankings!

    Play single or multiplayer on Xbox LIVE, in intense races to reach the first place of the official rankings. Things on Wheels is THE racing game you don't want to miss on Xbox LIVE Arcade. Things on Wheels will be available May 12th 2010 on Xbox LIVE Arcade.