February 11th, 2010– Just two days after the announcement of the shooter Age of Zombies, Halfbrick is proud to announce its fourth PlayStation mini!
Take to the sky-high tracks with speed and precision in Rocket Racing, which challenges your reflexes and daring across 24 levels in Grand Prix, Challenge and Quick Race events. Drive like a true prodigy by mastering advanced drifting and wall-boosting techniques to get an edge over your opponents and achieve record times. Rocket Racing is intense action from the green light to the finish line!
Rocket Racing puts players in the sub-stratosphere on tracks suspended above the clouds and futuristic cities. Challenge mode features six tiers of unique racing and skill-based challenges, often featuring the signature“grinding” technique which is critical to achieving elite racing success! By adjusting the orientation of the racer against the walls, players can use rocket power to boost off at high speed as well as scoring points for longer and smoother grinds.
Grand Prix pits players against opponents in a series of races over four difficulty levels. Completionists can collect gold trophies as they race, and along with the Challenge mode, take steps to unlocking and winning every event in the game for the elusive 100% Award!
Finally, Party Mode puts up to four players in the hotseat as they take turns setting and breaking each other’s score on a huge variety of tracks. Party Mode even lets players customize how to win - be it with the fastest time, highest total or single grind score!
Rocket Racing will be released for PS3 and PSP minis on the PlayStation Store at US$4.99 in late February.
Debut trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvlusxXNQbk
Halfbrick is a professional game development studio based in Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 2001, it has developed popular titles for the Game Boy Advance, PSP, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, with expansion into XBLA, PS3 and iPhone development. For further information, please visit www.halfbrick.com and follow on Twitter, Youtube and Facebook!
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