FirstPlay burns rubber with TNT Racers

Featured in Episode 45 of FirstPlay and available from February 16th, the PS3 demo will be available exclusively a week ahead of general release through the interactive PlayStation 3 show.

The demo offers a taste of TNT Racers’ unique brand of vehicular mayhem as players battle their racing rivals using fun pick-ups including‘Confetti Mines’,‘Candy Cannons’,‘Space Rockets’ and other powerful weapons to catapult opponents off the track or bounce them out using a‘Monster Car.’

Winning racers are those who create the most action, damage the most cars, pick up most points and finish the most laps.

Amongst the additional highlights of Episode 45 are reviews of other entertainment titles such as Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam, Marvel Vs Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds, a preview of WWE All Stars and lighthearted features including the saddest moments in gaming.

Available every Wednesday across the UK from the PlayStation Network, FirstPlay delivers brand-new high definition video reviews, previews and much more. FirstPlay is delivered to your PlayStation 3 console for just 99p an episode, with a money-saving 90 day subscription costing£8.99.

James Kick, Future’s Associate Publisher of the Playstation Portfolio, said: "We are delighted to partner with keen games and dtp entertainment to provide the first chance to play TNT Racers on PS3 delivered through FirstPlay. This initiative is a great example of how we are able to work with publishers and developers to showcase exciting upcoming games and content though our weekly interactive show".

Soren Winterfeldt, Senior Product Manager, dtp entertainment, added:“FirstPlay gives us an opportunity to inform gamers about TNT Racers in a innovative way and like no other games media on the market. We are excited about this title and the opportunity to work with FirstPlay exclusively for the PS3 demo. We hope gamers really enjoy experiencing TNT Racers through FirstPlay.”

TNT Racers will be available via the PlayStation Network for PlayStation3 (£7.99) and PSP (£6.29) February 16 th 2011. 

The game is already available for Xbox360 via the Xbox LIVE Arcade, costing just£7.99/ 800 Microsoft Points. The release date for Nintendo Wii via WiiWare for (£7.99) is set to follow shortly.

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TNT Racers website: http://www.tnt-racers.com 

TNT Racers trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYLzWMoHVII

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About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events. We hold market-leading positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include T3, Total Film, Classic Rock, Guitar World and Official Xbox Magazine. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, and techradar.com. Future sells more than 3 million magazines each month; we attract more than 20 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 27 annual live events. In addition, Future exports or syndicates publications to 90 countries, making us the UK's number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.

About dtp entertainment AG

dtp entertainment is one of the leading German publishers, developers and distributors in the entertainment software industry. The company is based in Hamburg and employs over 180 staff. dtp entertainment develops and publishes entertainment software for all interactive entertainment platforms and distributes these via all channels in the market, and also worldwide through a network of partners.

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keen games is one of the leading independent video game developers in Germany. The Frankfurt based company is run by veterans of game development having successfully developed games for over 18 years. With keen games proprietary Multi-Platform Engine&Tools the company has developed games for nearly all past and all current generation consoles and platforms. The award winning games created by keen games stand out for their high accessibility and their deep game play.

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