START YOUR ENGINES! CARNAGE RACING SPEEDS OUT OF THE STARTING GRID ON FACEBOOK

CAMBRIDGE, UK – Thursday 15 th November 2012: It’s GO! GO! GO! for Carnage Racing which launches on Facebook today.  Announced last month by Jagex, Carnage Racing promises to break new ground in gameplay and graphics for Facebook games.

Carnage Racing is a supercharged racing game which offers unparalleled gameplay on the Facebook platform.  Pitting player against player, the game is all about fast cars speeding around a tropical island, flying through the air, warping through volcanoes and blowing up your friends to make sure that you are first to the chequered flag.

With every race players collect their prizes, winning experience points and game currency which can be traded-in for better vehicles, more powerful weaponry and special features which could propel them to the front of the grid.  Carnage Racing offers something for everyone, regardless of whether they prefer a tricked out car with all the latest gadgets and gizmos or whether they’re a speed fiend who just want to leave the competition eating their dust.

Game Features for Carnage Racing also include:

·         8 way multiplayer races – Play with friends or against the AI

·         Time challenge mode – throw down the gauntlet to your friend and see if they can take first place from your grasp!

·         13 Unique races all set on a scenic tropical island

·         5 cars with a total of 50 upgrades which can be applied

·         5 weapons with a total of 47 upgrades

Carnage Racing has got some serious industry talent behind it, with the developers behind the epic Midnight Club series at the forefront of the development of this game, aiming to bring console style gaming to this Facebook platform.

“Triple A gaming isn’t often associated with Facebook gaming and we are determined to change that,” Commented Jay Panek, Studio Director, Jagex US,  “We wanted to take all our experience from the Midnight Club series and apply the same quality and gameplay benchmarks in a Facebook environment.  The result is Carnage Racing, a massively addictive racing game where the main aim is not only the beat your friends to the finish line, but also the see how many of them you can blow up along the way!”

For more information on Carnage Racing and to download an asset pack, please contact Press@jagex.com

About Jagex Games Studio

Jagex Games Studio is a multi-award winning games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games and is the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com

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