20th May 2013 – Letchworth UK
Publisher PQube, along with Milestone, one of the most successful racing videogame developers for consoles and PC, announces the inclusion of one of MotoGPTM’s most recognised voices as the in-game commentator for MotoGP™13 , the official game of the MotoGP™ World Championship 2013, due for release in June 2013.
We filmed the recording session & caught up with Gavin afterwards for a quick interview:
To watch the gameplay video, click below or visit: http://youtu.be/WAfkzsbp6ag
Gavin Emmett has long been associated with MotoGPTM, well known for being both a journalist and a commentator, most notably for the official MotoGPTM website, the sport's international English broadcast and the BBC's Red Button service. He was in a London recording studio just a few weeks ago recording commentary and voice overs to be used in the upcoming MotoGPTM 13 video game. His voice is now currently being implemented into the game that will be released in June this year during the 2013 MotoGPTM season which runs from 7th April up until 10th November.
MotoGPTM 13 is a new start for the MotoGPTM video game franchise, with Milestone regaining the official license once again, based on fans over riding consensus that the ‘08 version of the game, also developed by Milestone, is the best MotoGP video game ever! Milestone have taken on the challenge to out-do their previous iteration of the franchise by developing a brand new game engine especially for MotoGPTM 13, giving the game realism, depth, playability and excitement.
“Using Gavin for the commentary is just another detail which adds to the unrivalled realism of the game and is a nice connection to what’s going on in the real life world of MotoGP. It gives the game an added sense of authenticity, with Gavin’s professionalism and in-depth knowledge providing a natural and exciting feel to the in-game audio, drawing you into the action even more.” commented Martine Saunders, PQube’s Senior Product Manager.
Developed by Milestone studio, MotoGP™13 is currently available to Pre-Order and is scheduled for release in June 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3, Windows PC and PlayStation®Vita. For more details visit: www.pqube.co.uk/motogp2013
To pre-order MotoGP13, visit here
To watch the MotoGP ™ 2013 announcement video click here: http://youtu.be/UgysfvRQdv4
PQube is a publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach from its UK offices in Letchworth and Doncaster and European network.
Publishing and distributing games, consoles and accessories and covering all major formats and digital channels, PQube has established a track record of success and together with its key partners handles several major franchises in the UK and European markets including WRC 3, BlazBlue, History Channel Great Battles, Arcana Heart, MX Mud, SBK, CrashTime, Persona 4 Arena as well as Sega, Sonic, Street Fighter 2 and Atari retro console ranges.
Through its services division PQube offers business development, marketing and PR services together with a range of support services including web design, e-commerce, production, and fulfilment solutions. For more information visit www.pqube.co.uk
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian videogames developer and it is recognized worldwide as a leading Studio specialized in racing titles. The company is unique in the Italian scenario thanks to an obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail which have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series and the official game of the World Rally Championship represent two clear examples. For more information please visit www.milestone.it.
About Moto GP/Dorna:
Dorna Sports is an international sports management, marketing and media company, founded in 1988. The organisation has its headquarters in Madrid, and further branch offices in Barcelona, London and Tokyo. Dorna has been the exclusive commercial and television rights holder for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix MotoGP since 1992. With more than 60 years of history MotoGP™ is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing. Dorna has an all-encompassing Grand Prix event management philosophy, with 360º direct involvement in all areas of the MotoGP™ World Championship. Dorna has additional involvement in further motorcycling events, such as the Spanish National Championship (CEV) and the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, which seeks to promote the development of the next generation of riding talent.
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