3rd April 2009
Moto Racer DS, the new motorbike racing game for the Nintendo DS is released to retail today by Nobilis and Ascaron Entertainment. Available to purchase from ASDA, TESCO, Play.com, Amazon.co.uk, TheHut.com and GAME, this exhilarating pocket racer enables players to take part in top speed racing and perform a range of daredevil stunts in the Super Cross and Freestyle arenas.
The unique SPH (Stylus Precision Handling) can be used to control bikes on the track and for performing impressive airborne moves. However stunts must be completed before landing or racers will find themselves face down in the dirt eating their competitor’s dust. There are 18 impressive tricks to master in Moto Racer DS including:
Kiss of Death– a death defying stunt where the rider moves their head towards the front fender as if to kiss it, while bringing their legs upwards from the bike.
Tsunami– this move sees the racer moving the bike and their body in a vertical position, then curving their legs over to resemble the shape of a wave.
Dead Body– involves the competitor sticking their feet through the handle bars, then flattening out their back as if they were lying dead.
Cordo– whilst holding onto the grips, the rider brings their feet up underneath the bars, pressing knees to chest whilst bending backwards to look upside down.
Moto Racer DS features a range of realistic motorbikes for each racing mode, allowing players to choose the machine with the best specifications for the circuit. This includes machines such as the Rebel SPT- N2, a light weight machine with immense turbo power, ideal for zipping around Super Cross circuits. The Flash SVR, which has fiery acceleration to reach break neck speeds, is well suited to Grand Prix tracks. There are also many bikes available to unlock when tracks have been successfully completed in best times, such as the Hellfire RC1, Ghost Flame, Duke Shookem, Dolce VTA and Raptor XC.
Get on your bike with Moto Racer DS, on sale now.
UK Distributor: Ascaron Entertainment
Developer: Artefacts Studio
Release date: 3rd April 2009
Format: Nintendo DS
About Ascaron Entertainment
Ascaron Entertainment (UK) is highly regarded on a domestic and global scale. With a professional reputation, full-service product management, and a wealth of experience in the games industry, the UK operation provides a bespoke multi-format publishing, sales, PR and marketing function to selected affiliate label partners. Ascaron Entertainment (UK) continues to be responsible for successfully launching titles into the UK market from developers and publishers worldwide. Amongst other titles, the Ascaron portfolio includes the popular UFO, Panzers, Cossacks, Blitzkrieg, Sherlock Holmes, Hearts of Iron and Europa Universalis series of games, as well as critically acclaimed hits such as Call of Juarez (PC), Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle (PC, NDS), TrackMania (PC, NDS), City Life (PC), King’s Bounty (PC) and Moto Racer (NDS).
Nobilis, a Lyon based producer, publisher, and distributor of video games (PC, Xbox360TM, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, PSPTM, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, and Interactive DVDs) and video game accessories, was founded in 2001.
Nobilis Publishing has developed successful games such as:“My Baby Boy®” and“My baby Girl®” (Nintendo DS™),” Mountain Bike Adrenaline featuring Salomon”(PlayStation®2),“The Secrets of Da Vinci™”(PC),“Cleopatra™” (PC), and the famous franchises:“Hotel Giant” and“Moto Racer” with over 8 million units sold to date.
Nobilis has several distribution subsidiaries in France (Lyon), Spain (Madrid), Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg (Bruxelles), and an office in Italy (Rome). Nobilis Publishing games are already sold in over 40 different countries with the most prominent partners.
Nobilis is also a producer/distributor of accessories thanks to its own brand: Subsonic, a symbol of quality and innovation. These accessories are available for the following platforms: Xbox 360™, PSP™, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DS™, and Nintendo Wii™.
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