187w ago - Today Jordan Williams of Psyonix Business Development has announced that for a limited time Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars will be only $4.99 on Sony's PlayStation Network.
October marks the one-year anniversary of the release of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (SARPBC), our first self-published title, and we feel like having a party. But what kind of birthday party would this be without gifts, right?
We want you to come celebrate with us. So how about a birthday where we give the gifts to YOU! From October 15 through October 29, you can download SARPBC for just $4.99 in celebration of the game's first successful year! Yup, not one week, but two whole weeks to get in gear and download one of PSN's most explosive and addictive games for only $4.99!!!
Like our fans, we here at Psyonix absolutely love SARPBC and its die-hard community; they are the best fans an independent developer could ask for, which is exactly why we want to recruit more of you!
We know you're out there, so let's make the SARPBC community explode! Hop online, get in the Battle-Car arena and show us what you've got because if you've been waiting for the right time to get this game, there's no better time than now!
198w ago - Today Psyonix Studios Programmer Corey Davis has announced that Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars has received another free update, to quote:
Psyonix Studios is pleased to announce the release of the latest patch for our PS3/PSN game, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars!
The game, if you're not familiar, focuses on exciting car-vs-car soccer gameplay. Rocket around (or above!) the field, crash into the ball to shoot spectacular goals, or even destroy the opposing team's cars if you're going fast enough!
The highlights of this update include:
• It's free!
• Two brand new maps: "Galleon", set aboard a pirate ship at night, and "Stadium", based on a sprawling European-style football field (cheering fans included!)
• Many improvements to the handling of lag and servers with slow internet connections in general
• Two new skins for each car, 14 in total
• Updates to our unique replay editor so you can more easily record your favorite highlights and upload them directly to YouTube!
• Tons of bug fixes and general improvements
A full change list is available on our forums here,...
241w ago - Psyonix Studios announced today that Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars has gone gold, and will be released on October 9 for the PlayStation Network on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.
Press Release: PSYONIX STUDIOS ANNOUNCES THAT SUPERSONIC ACROBATIC ROCKET-POWERED BATTLE-CARS HAS GONE GOLD
Vehicular Arena-based Sports Game Slams Its Way onto the PlayStation¬®Network October 9
El Segundo, Calif. - October 3, 2008 - Psyonix Studios announced today that Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars has gone gold and will be released on October 9 for the PlayStation¬®Network on the PLAYSTATION¬®3 computer entertainment system.
SARPBC features unique rocket-powered cars with incredible physics-based maneuverability, including the ability to rocket into the air or accelerate at supersonic speeds on the ground by racing over boost strips, obtaining boost capsules or by performing a rapid succession of acrobatic flips. While in the air, cars can roll, flip, jump, dodge or spin in a freestyle fashion.
In the BattleBall Arena team-based soccer game, players maneuver their vehicles and line them up to perform breathtaking saves, awe-inspiring shots and of course achieve supersonic speeds that literally turn your opponents into scrap metal. These...
247w ago - Now here's a mouthful, the latest exclusive PSN game for the PS3 is - Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.
Wow, that's a long title. Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars by Psyonix Studios will strike PSN in early fall 2008. SAR-PB-C is "an arena-based online vehicle sports game" that's inspired by the game of soccer (football for the rest of the world).
The game will feature extensive stats tracking, ranking and rewards. However, more exciting is the announcement of popular features, like Trophy support and the ability to record gameplay directly to YouTube. It's great to see third party developers starting to take advantage of the various capabilities of the PS3.
If you wish to know more about the game, then check it out in full at their official Web site linked above, Battle-Cars.com.
249w ago - Psyonix Studios today announced Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, an arena-based online vehicle sports game for PlayStation Network that brings together animated vehicles in sports-like gameplay.
The game features vehicles with incredible physics-based maneuverability, including boosters for launching high into the air or accelerating at break-neck speed on the ground. In the air, cars can roll, flip, jump, dodge or spin. In this team-based soccer-inspired game, the vehicles maneuver to perform breathtaking saves, awe-inspiring shots on goal, and gruesome demolishes of opponent cars. These abilities, combined with the players' own creativity, create a unique and thrilling experience every time.
Wide-ranging community involvement is supported through team and league play, as well as extensive statistical tracking, rankings, and rewards for individuals and teams. The game features mini-games and single player matches as well as team and league matches and scrimmage matches online. Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars will also feature PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system trophies and players will be able to upload videos of their most exciting games to YouTube.
Press Release: Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars Announced for the PLAYSTATION¬® Network