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  • Bizzare: No DLC at launch for Blur, but it’s coming

    Bizzare Creations’ Ged Talbot has revealed that Blur will not get day one DLC released for it – but fret not, it’s coming.

  • Report – Blur to allow XBL Silver users to use online free

    According to a report from MTV Multiplayer, Blur is to become the first game ever that will let Silver Xbox Live members have permanent access to a full game’s multiplayer.

  • Blur dated for May 28 in UK

    Bizarre’s announced Blur will launch in the UK on May 28.

  • Blur beta kicks off next week

    Activision’s Dan Amrich has confirmed the Blur beta that was teased at over the weekend will kick off next week.

  • New Blur trailer looks seriously Bizarre, beta rumoured for March 1

    Bizarre Creations has released its latest Blur trailer, and if ever a game stank of heritage, this is it.

  • Blur getting multiplayer beta for March

    Acti-Blizz has just confirmed it’s releasing a multiplayer beta of Blur in March.

  • Blur dev diary focuses on story progression

    Bizarre’s released a new video for its racer, Blur, which focuses on story progression.

  • USK listing outs online Blur demo

    A USK listing (as noticed by SI) has apparently revealed that Activision’s planning on online multiplayer demo for upcoming Bizarre racer, Blur.

  • Blur lends likeness to LEGO Rock Band

    Like Bowie, Queen, and Iggy Pop before them, Blur are to be LEGOized in Lego Rock Band. You can see the boys in action hammering along to Song 2 in their blocky forms over on Rolling Stone. Thanks to RS, we keep shouting WHOO HOO through the house. Nice one.

  • Blur video shows split screen co-op, powerups

    There’s a new video out for Blur, and it’s after the break, courtesy of BigDownload. It shows the different powerups you can use to outmaneuver your opponents. Also, it gives you a look at the four-player split screen multiplayer. Game’s out in 2010.

  • Acti pushes Blur into 2010

    Activision’s delayed Bizarre’s Blur, pushing the shoot-and-racer into 2010. “We are committed to making Blur a great new racing franchise, and we are very encouraged by the game’s design,” stated Mike Griffith, president and CEO of Activision Publishing. “The additional time will allow the studio to fully optimise the vision they set out to create […]

  • Bizarre Creations video deals with Blur’s power-ups

    Bizarre Creations has put together a five-part video series called “Under the Hood”, so gamers can get to know more about the racer. The first episode deals, posted below the break courtesy of BigDownload, chats about power-ups. There are five, and include Barge, Mines, Nitro, Shunt, and Shock. Game’s out November 3 for PC, PS3 […]

  • PAX 2009: Twitter support confirmed for Blur

    Bizarre Creations has announced Twitter support for its racer Blur. The news was confirmed during PAX today by Joystiq. No word on whether Twitter in the game will be integrated with Twitter on 360 this fall, but we sent a mail to see if we can find out more. Hit the link for the rest.

  • Blur gets release dates for November, new screens

    Activison has narrowed down the November release for its racer, Blur. You can expect to see it on store shelves November 3 and 6 in the US and UK, respectively, for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. To celebrate, why don’t you check out some screens for it over on D’toid. The press mailer is after […]

  • Foo Fighters return to Rock Band with three-song pack

    Harmonix and MTV have announced that the Foo Fighters are returning to Rock Band with a three-song pack. Along with Foo Fighters, you can get tracks from Kaiser Chiefs, Blur and others. Here’s the list: Blind Melon – No Rain Blur – There’s No Other Way Dropkick Murphys – I’m Shipping Up to Boston Eve […]

  • Bizzare Creations to use Blur tech in future games

    Bizarre Creations’ Ben Ward has been talking up Blur and the tech the firm created so that up to 20 players can be racing around the game together via multiplayer. Turns out, according to Ward, the developers will be using this same bi of tech in future games. “Obviously there were new challenges that had […]

  • Activision: Blur slated for store shelves in November

    Activision announced during yesterday’s Q2 financial reveal that Blur will land in stores come November. “In November we’ll release our new racing game Blur from Bizarre Creations,” said Mike Griffith. “Blur had a strong showing at E3 as well, including the nomination for best racing game. “We’re excited to be entering this genre and we […]

  • Activision announces Blur preorder bonuses

    Activision sent over a mailer detailing the pre-order bonuses for Blur. You can view the full thing ater the break. Bonuses include extra goodies for each different retail offering. GameStop bonus includes an exclusive Multiplayer Advantage Booster Kit unlocking the Ford Bronco, Double Fans bonus for the first ten multiplayer races (nets you more money), […]

  • Bizzare Creations talks Blur, damage, pretty cars

    Bizarre Creations has released a dev diary of sorts for its battle racer, Blur. In it, the team talks about the game, which is full of licensed cars with full damage modeling, power ups and loads of special effects. Blur’s out later this year for PC, PS3 and 360 – watch the video after the […]

  • Pro Gotham Racing series has sold over 7 million units, Acti to pay $40m if Blur hits target

    Bizzare Creations associate producer Chris Pickford has revealed that the franchise has sold over seven million units to date. “We were absolutely astounded at how well Gotham 1 sold,” said Bizarre Creations associate producer Chris Pickford at Develop last week. “I think we projected that the game would sell around 500,000 units, but we absolutely […]

  • EA boss: Bizarre’s Blur is “completely underwhelming”

    This won’t end well. Patrick Soderlund, senior VP of EA Games Europe and dev lead on Need for Speed: Shift, told VG at E3 that he’s baffled by Bizarre Creations’ Blur and that his game is “better” than Forza 3. “Let me tell you this,” he said, sounding very pumped. “I think Split/Second looks great. […]

  • Bizarre: Blur is “adult Mario Kart”

    It may not have red shells, but Bizarre Creations’ Blur owes more than a little to Mario Kart, the company’s admitted. “The PR people don’t really let me say this but Blur is like an adult Mario Kart,” Blur dev boss Ben Ward told Develop. “It’s what you want from the next-generation of karting games.” […]

  • Blur hands-on describes “passable damage modeling”

    Blur made an appearance at E3 this year, and loads of people got their hands on it. Gamespot was one of ‘em, and according to the site, the damage that can be done to vehicles was extensive, and in order to get repairs, you may have to sacrifice a bit. “Panels were deforming, doors were […]

  • Blur will be like Mario Kart, only not limited to one platform, says Griffith

    Activision boss Mike Griffith told assembled journos and analysts in its pre-E3 presentation yesterday that racing game Blur should attract both the hardcore racing fans, and the mainstream Mario Kart crowd. The difference however, is that Blur won’t be limited to one system. “The concept of Blur falls in between the hardcore tuner sims and […]

  • Activision at E3 – strong line-up announced

    Activision’s confirmed which of its titles will be on hand at E3 next week. You know Modern Warfare 2 and Guitar Hero 5 will be there: here’s the rest: Blur (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) DJ Hero (PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360) Guitar Hero 5 (PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360) Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (DS, PSP, […]

  • Blur’s debut video is a bit of a tease

    The debut trailer for Blur has hit the net. Doesn’t show much other than a red car speeding down the road. It is a teaser more than anything. The racer is out in the fall for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Eurogamer Germay has the video. Go watch.

  • Blur – first proper shots [Update]

    Bizarre’s put out the first proper screens of upcoming racer Blur, as found on Gamersyde. The titles was finally announced today, as an autumn release for PC, PS3 and 360. You can see the same screens on CVG. They’ve even still got Gamersyde watermarks on them, which is sweet. Update – Aw. They just linked […]

  • Blur to make racing “fun” again, says Chudley, game detailed

    Bizzare boss Martyn Chudley said today that upcoming Bizarre racer Blur is to put fun back into the genre. “We did our homework and saw a huge opportunity to move beyond traditional racers and create a game completely focused on making racing ‘fun’ again,” said Chudley. “Blur delivers a new style of racing experience for […]

  • Acti Blizz CEO: “Blur to do for racing what Call of Duty did for shooters”

    Activision Blizzard’s president and CEO Michael Griffith said during yesterday’s Q1 earnings call that Bizarre’s Blur is to revolutionize the driving genre. “From a business perspective, we are targeting Blur to do for racing what Call of Duty did for shooters,” said Griffith. “That was the goal when we originally acquired Bizarre Creations to make […]

  • Bizarre racer Blur gets first screens

    The first shots of Bizarre Creations racer Blur have been released. They’re on Edge. There’s an interview with Bizarre bosses Martyn and Sarah Chudley there as well. Acti Blizz is putting out full-year figures tonight, so expect to hear more on it then. For now, look away. It’s out at the end of this year.