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SCEE: Motorstorm 3 domain “should not be interpreted as an announcement”

Monday, 22nd February 2010 14:25 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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SCEE’s just given VG247 a statement on its recent Motorstorm 3 domain registration , saying it “should not be interpreted as an announcement.”

A WhoIs filing has linked “Motorstorm3.com” to the company’s HQ in London.

“It’s not uncommon for us to secure the URLs containing the names of our successful IP, and those actions should not be interpreted as an announcement of a new title in a franchise,” a rep from Sony told us today.

PSP spin-off Arctic Edge aside, there hasn’t been a fully-fledged PS3 sequel in the series since the release of Pacific Rift in late 2008.

E3, please.

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14 Comments

  1. mington

    “should not be interpreted as an announcement” thats exactly what i told my parents when i registered mingtonhasaids.com

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    Threequel needs more Pendulum.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. The Hindle

    Im surpised Motorstorm is continuing as Pacfic Rift didnt sell well did it?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. No_PUDding

    Well this is an odd PR response, isn’t it?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Syrok

    “Threequel needs more Pendulum.”

    Yes and less rock.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Aimless

    I don’t think it’s a particularly odd response, it’s basically just another way of saying, “SCEE does not comment on rumour or speculation.”

    If Microsoft secured halo4.com tomorrow they wouldn’t want you to take that as an announcement either, even if the game is an inevitability.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. tsubasaozora10

    i don’t want another MotorStorm. have everyone forgot about WRC??? :-(

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Johnny Cullen

    Sony doesn’t have the full rights to the WRC anymore.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Razor

    WRC will be in GT5.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Johnny Cullen

    Okay, let me rephrase that:

    Sony doesn’t exclusively have the full rights to the WRC.

    :P

    #10 4 years ago
  11. RGW1982

    @ 3

    Motorstorm: Pacific Rift Had Sold Over 1 Million Back In 12/2008, It Received Review Scores Of 8.7/10

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Syrok

    have everyone forgot about WRC?

    Black Bean Games are making an official WRC game. Supposed to be released at the end of this year. I hope it turns out good. :)

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Gekidami

    Would it even be compareable? A WRC game would probably be closer to a sim, the MotorStorm games are pure arcade through and through.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Syrok

    I hope that’s the way its going to be. And it better not be a watered down version ala Dirt.
    There is enough space for Motorstorm, whatever half-arsed attempt at rally Polyphony comes up with and a proper rally game. I would buy them all. :)

    #14 4 years ago

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