Video: PlayStation 3 - It Only Does Race, Create and Share
Sony's Senior Vice President of Marketing & PlayStation Network Peter Dille has shared the next in the series of "It Only Does Everything" PlayStation 3 videos featuring Kevin Butler today.
To quote: Last year at E3, we unveiled our next installment of the "Play, Create, Share" movement which has been a runaway success since LittleBigPlanet branded a new standard for user-generated gaming.
This time we've taken the genre-creating formula to the race tracks. We're putting the power of creation back into your hands to redefine kart racing as we know it today.
Launching on May 25th for the PS3 and PSP, ModNation Racers will fill millions of living rooms with next gen kart racing with crazy obstacles, weapons, and a whole host of new characters to race along with you. You'll be able to play single player or challenge your friends to compete on race tracks that come built in with the game.
But imagine being able to customize your characters, your karts, and your very own tracks with your personal flare. We know our users are extremely creative as we already have more than 2 million user generated levels for http://www.littlebigplanet.com/. Imagine what we'll see when you all start making amazing race tracks.
We know something very special happens when you provide the right tools, a sophisticated technology platform and combine them with incredibly imaginative people like yourselves. And the industry seems to agree. http://www.destructoid.com/unleashing-creativity-with-ps3-exclusive-modnation-racers-155656.phtml is calling ModNation Racers the "last kart racing game you'd ever need to own" while http://www.playstationthemagazine.com/ touts it'll be "your next great PS3 obsession."
Even our own esteemed developers such as David Jaffe and Ted Price are singing its praises. We're confident http://www.modnation.com/index/ will produce an entirely new community of gaming fans and will showcase just how creative PlayStation fans are.
With a game as special as ModNation Racers, you can be sure we'll be behind it in a big way. Our "Dear PlayStation" spot will premiere during South Park's Season Finale on April 28th and you can catch it on Kevin's http://www.youtube.com/kevinbutlervp starting this afternoon.
http://twitter.com/thekevinbutler realizes he's going to have to go "old school" to get through to an anxious gamer who wonders if he and his self created track have the right stuff. It's become one of my all time favorites.
We look forward to your thoughts on Kevin's new look. But more importantly, we can't wait to see (and race) what you all will create once you get your hands on this ground breaking new game.
There's no audience of gamers more passionate, creative and plugged in than PlayStation Nation. And "Only on PlayStation" will you find experiences like ModNation Racers.
this is the first positive good acceptable news I have seen from $ony in weeks. Thanks - If this is going to be anything near LBP, then it will be loads of fun. This moves gaming even further into an interconnective and interactive level and brings global gamers even closer.