E3 News – Moto Racer 4 VR
E3 2016: FIRST VIDEO TEASER RELEASE AND PLAYSTATION VR HEADSET COMPATIBILTY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MOTO RACER 4
Paris – June 10, 2016
Microïds reveals more of “Moto Racer 4” in a first teaser video and announces compatibility with Playstation VR, Sony’s virtual reality headset. The great return of this cult arcade motorbike racing series is set for October 13, 2016, on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac.
The latest installment to date in this series will be presented to the media at E3,
the largest videogame expo in the world, in Los Angeles, June 14-16, 2016.
Watch the Moto Racer 4 teaser on the Microids YouTube channel:
Developed by Microids and Artefacts Studio under the supervision of original creator Paul Cuisset, “Moto Racer 4” uses the latest in videogame engines, the Unreal Engine 4. “Moto Racer 4” revives the winning formula that made the original trilogy so successful. Accessible and entertaining but definitely not always fair-play with the possibility to shove the opponents, the two-wheel racing game alternates between high-speed and motocross courses. Players possessing a Playstation VR headset (available in October 2016) can immerse themselves in the game using the special VR features and experience videogame racing like never before.
To recap, these are the main features revealed about Moto Racer 4 so far:
· Alternating high -speed / motocross courses
· Traffic on the road
· Split-screen multi-player mode
· Online multi-player mode (2-10 players)
· 60 images per second
· Vehicle and rider customization
· Possibility of colliding with opponents
· Each player has a different personality and behaves differently
· 15 single and multi-player game modes
THE MOTO RACER SERIES
With more than 7 million copies sold and acclaim from critics and fans alike, the original Moto Racer trilogy has left an indelible mark on the history of videogames. Developed by Delphine Software, a leading studio in the 90s and early 00s, for many the series remains synonymous with great entertainment and fierce multi-player competition.
While awaiting your chance to step up to the starting line, you can watch the first teaser video and see new images from the game, scheduled for release on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac on October 13, 2016, in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.
Find Moto Racer 4 on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/41743
Microïds will be at E3 2016 from tuesday 14 to thursday 16 june in the Los Angeles Convention Center in the Concourse Hall, meeting room 8608. Don’t hesitate to come to discover the games .
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Created in 1985, Microïds is an international publisher of multi-platform video games based in Paris (France). Today, it represents Anuman Interactive’s video game business in all its forms.
Managed by its creator Elliot Grassiano, Microïds keeps getting stronger and widens its large game catalogue with genres as varied as adventure, management, simulation and action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as “ Syberia” or “ Amerzone” on new supports or through its original creations (“Subject 13”, “Agatha Christie : The A.B.C. Murders”, “Yesterday Origins”, “Motoracer 4”), Microïds is developing on PC, Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One, as well as iOS and Android mobiles and tablets.
Besides its heroes and heroines from original creations (Kate Walker from “ Syberia” , Victoria Mc Pherson from “ Still Life ” …), Microïds also creates new titles including other characters or authors from other media (comic books, cinema, literature…) such as Garfield or Agatha Christie.
Microïds is currently developing Syberia 3 scheduled for 2016, responding to many fans of this cult adventure game series (more than 3 million sold) who have been waiting for more than ten years.
About d’Artefacts Studio
Artefacts Studio is a French development studio based in Lyon. Since its creation in 2003, the studio has become a reference in the video game market in France.
Created by former Infogrames co-workers, the company is managed by Bruno Chabanel, its CEO. It has diversified its activity towards 3 main activities: The full development (30 games already developed); sub-contracting and outsourcing (more than 50 games) and Serious Games/Robotic.
PC, XBOX One, PS4, Wii U, 3DS and also on tablets and IOS and Android mobiles are just a small example of the experience of the studio and the skillset of its teams. We have now taken a strategic move towards ambitious and innovative games RPG/RPG tactic based, with a high quality gameplay and creatives storyline, allowing a deep immersion in strong and believable universes.
For more information, visit the official website: http://www.artefacts-studio.fr/
About E3 2016
E3 is the world’s premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. At E3, the video game industry’s top talent pack the Los Angeles Convention Center, connecting tens of thousands of the best, brightest, and most innovative professionals in the interactive entertainment industry. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will be showcased. E3 connects you with both new and existing partners and provides unprecedented exposure to emerging markets. E3 is where new worlds of the interactive entertainment industry are inspired.
E3 2016 takes place June 14-16, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.