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ModNation Racers PS3 to release on May 21 in UK

Friday, 23rd April 2010 11:59 GMT By Johnny Cullen

ModNation Racers

ModNation Racers for PlayStation 3 will release on May 21 in the UK, VG247 can exclusively reveal.

Sony’s just confirmed the date to us via email just now. The firm insists that the date for the PSP version, announced back in February, is still “TBC”.

The racer from United Front Games will now launch in the UK and Europe before it does in the US: it’s due to launch there on May 25.

The game was announced at Sony’s press conference last summer at E3 in Los Angeles, and is meant to be seen as another big push from the firm into its self-proclaimed “Play, Create, Share” genre it introduced with Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet nearly two years ago.

Watch the latest US TV ad for it, introduced yesterday, here. It has Kevin Butler, and that’s good enough reason to watch it.

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14 Comments

  1. sonny

    really looking forward to this :)

    #1 5 years ago
  2. cookiejar

    Can’t wait for this beast.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. mescalineeyes

    Good, because I was worried there for a second as May looks like it’s not going to have enough racing games.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gadzooks!

    So have they fixed the awful handling and framerates of the beta?

    I’d need a demo confirming these things before buying.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. daytripper

    i think it looks good, bit concerned it might be ignored for the likes of split second and blur. the lack of a demo for split second is concerning though, a game like that really needs one as the beta for this was enjoyable

    #5 5 years ago
  6. mington

    The beta left me dead inside

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Syrok

    “So have they fixed the awful handling and framerates of the beta?”

    They’ve said that they did that and changed the position of the camera (or let you choose it)

    #7 5 years ago
  8. daytripper

    @6 some weirdo in the beta kept sending me pictures of pigeons for some reasons :-S

    #8 5 years ago
  9. mington

    @8 oh it was you i was sending them to :P

    lolz that some funny random shit

    #9 5 years ago
  10. cookiejar

    @8 Welcome to the internet.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. daytripper

    i’m not saying what i sent him back :p

    #11 5 years ago
  12. AHA-Lambda

    why is this being released on the same day as POP and RDR? Alan wake already moved but come on!

    #12 5 years ago
  13. DeSpiritusBellum

    Awww, that’s just the cutest darn cenobite I ever did saw.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. No_PUDding

    Stupid release. Who will choose this over RDR?

    #14 5 years ago

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