PS Plus: ModNation Racers: Road Trip Free for PS Plus Members

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8w ago - Sony Senior Community Specialist Kristine Steimer announced today that ModNation Racers: Road Trip is free for PS Plus Members among the content features this week.

To quote: One of the most adorable kart racers around is entering the PS Plus Instant Game Collection tomorrow: ModNation Racers: Road Trip for PS Vita.

Customization is the name of the game here, and you'll be able to modify your character, kart and even edit tracks easily with the PS Vita's touch screen. Best of all, if you enjoyed ModNation Racers on PS3, you'll be able to download your creations and use them in ModNation Racers: Road Trip.

You can download ModNation Racers: Road Trip after PlayStation Store updates tomorrow.

ModNation Racers: Road Trip (PS Vita)
Free for PS Plus members

Welcome to the never-ending season of ModNation kart racing, where competitive racing and community creativity collide. Whether you race for the fastest time, customize your own karts or tracks, or you discover new courses online - ModNation Racers gives you everything you need for your next "Road Trip!" We have put the creation at your fingertips...literally. Touch the screen and rear touch pad to raise or lower the terrain.

Use common gestures to create or edit your Mod, Kart, or Track....
 

Online Features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip for PS Vita

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117w ago - Today Product Development Director Erich Waas has shared details on the online features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip for the PS Vita handheld console.

To quote: I wanted to give Mark Wilson a break this week so that I could talk about the robust online features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip.

The team here in San Diego created an impressive list of online functionality to take advantage of the WiFi/3G and GPS functionality. This game is intended to let you take advantage of your road trips--whether they're across the country, to another state or just traveling between home and work or school.

More importantly, ModNation Racers: Road Trip was designed to work around your schedule and let you compete with your friends whenever (and wherever) you want.

1. Competitive Localized Leaderboards

When a gamer who has opted to "Use Location Data" posts a lap time to the Leaderboards, that time is connected to their current location. Gamers can personalize their location names (i.e., My Home, My Work, Mark's House Where I Always Win, etc.) for easy reference. These times become part of the Local Leaderboards which gamers can use to compete in a fun arcade-style atmosphere.

Gamers can also select one of their saved locations and view other competitors'...
 

Video: ModNation Racers PS Vita: Modding with Your Fingertips

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149w ago - Team RamRod's Brandon Akiaten has posted up a video today spotlighting modding in ModNation Racers for Sony's upcoming PS Vita handheld console.

To quote: As most of you heard at the Sony Press Conference kicking off E3, we are proudly bringing the ModNation franchise to the much anticipated PlayStation Vita. It was a great opportunity to share with you all some of the things our team has in store.

For starters, the ModNation Racers PS3 Community has created in just over a year's time over 2 million Mods, Karts and Tracks. All of which will be available to anyone who purchases ModNation Racers (Working Title) for PS Vita on day one.

That means by using the online capabilities and processing power of the PS Vita, the ModNation team has made it possible for users to download any PS3 user generated creation and bring it with them on the go.

The team has also made huge strides in creating a ground up effort to make a ModNation title that takes full advantage of the PlayStation Vita features. As mentioned in the Press Conference, this title is not a port of the PSP or PS3.

On the creation side, we showed that in a matter of seconds how fast and easy it is to create a track by drawing it with your finger.

The front touch capability of the...
 

ModNation Racers PS3 Far East Track Theme DLC is Incoming

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174w ago - Community Manager Ramone Russell at SCEA San Diego Studios has announced today that the ModNation Racers PS3 Far East Track Theme DLC is incoming.

To quote: If you've been dreaming of an extension to your ModNation career, some slick new creation parts, and new Trophies, your dreams are about to some true.

Introducing the "Far East" Track Theme ($9.99)

It's time to take MNR to a new level - literally. The Far East Track Theme hits the PlayStation Store tomorrow (Tuesday, December 21st) and it brings a whole new series to your career, new Trophies, and tons of new unlockables.

Race on and over the Great Wall of China, drift and dodge huge obstacles in an abandoned fortress, or speed through a thick bamboo forest filled with obstacles and surprises.

Here's a look at what you get:

Seven New Tracks:

• Great Wall
• Hidden Forrest
• Dragon City
• Terraced Drop
• Fortress
• Monsoon Edge
• Imperial Gardens





Extend your Career:

• New career race series
• 10 New Objectives
• 35 New Unlockables
• 7 New Trophies

Create New Tracks!

• Over 50 New Props
 

ModNation Racers New PS3 Video, UFG Talks PlayStation 3 DLC

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175w ago - Today SCEA Associate Producer Jason Coker has shared a new ModNation Racers PS3 video while UFG talks PlayStation 3 DLC.

To quote: If you haven't recovered from last week's "DLC Extravaganza", then brace yourselves.

This week, we get another nomination from G4TV and UFG gives you a glimpse of all the cool things to come including new Mods, Karts, Part Packs and the long-awaited Full Track Themes and Career Extensions. Buckle up!

UFG's Souped-up DLC

The good folks at United Front Games have been hard at work putting together more cool ModNation Racers DLC since launch.

Here's an insider's look at what's to come for ModNation and how they are loving what the community has done so far!





Coming Soon to PSN:

NEXT WEEK- The "Far East" is Coming to YOU!

Just in time for holidays, we're going to be releasing the Far East Track Theme and Career Extension on December 21st. The theme comes with seven new UFG designed tracks,10 new objectives, 35 new unlockables, and over 50 track props!

More Details to come next ModNation Monday, so stay tuned.

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