Tag Archives: racing

Activision: Blur will do for racing what COD did for shooters

Amidst all the numbers and gushing praise for Guitar Hero, Activision Blizzard also found time in its recent financial posting to stoke up the hype machine for Bizarre Creations’ upcoming new racing IP Blur. From a business perspective, we are targeting Blur to do for racing what Call of Duty …

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Bizarre Creations new racer revealed?

French magazine Joypad has seemingly got the first word on Bizarre Creations’ top secret new racing IP – a combat-based arcade outing entitled Blur. Bizarre is the studio behind Microsoft’s successful Project Gotham Racing series, but having been acquired by Activision Blizzard in 2007 (and with the Gotham IP returning …

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Need for Speed reinvention revealed

Following the questions asked of the franchise just this morning , publisher EA has announced that its successful Need for Speed franchise is to get a radical three-SKU revamp in 2009, with the casual market being at the heart of the reinvention. MCV’s sister site CasualGaming.biz has the full story …

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MySims set to return

EA’s even casual-er interpretation of its leading casual franchise The Sims is to get two new sequels on both the Nintendo Wii and DS later this year in the form of MySims Racing and MySims Party. For more details on the titles, click here to visit MCV’s sister site and …

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EA announces NASCAR Kart Racing

Publisher EA is to give its NASCAR racing a brand a drastic makeover with the release next February of new Wii racer NASCAR Kart Racing. The firm recently admitted that it has struggled to establish its sports brands on Nintendo’s machine – and the targeted thinking behind this family-friendly reinvention …

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