London, 16.06.10- Leading videogames publisher Black Bean Games and developer Milestone announce the launch of the new WRC blog. Following on from SBK ® X, a new section on the Milestone blog will be fully dedicated to the official WRC videogame.
Scheduled for release in autumn 2010, on PlayStation ® 3, Xbox360 ® and PC formats. The first screenshots have also been revealed alongside a video which takes you through the “Making of” the game.
The new screenshots and video can be downloaded from http://bit.ly/bRenED or visit www.indigopearl-press.com.
For all the latest news on WRC click on http://blog.milestone.it/
In 2008, WRC was covered by 188 countries via 228 broadcasters, with a total audience of over 633 million plus 12 million visitors to wrc.com. 2009 will see a total of 12 rallies staged across the world in Ireland, Norway, Cyprus, Portugal, Argentina, Italy, Greece, Poland, Finland, Australia, Spain and Great Britain. For more information please visit www.wrc.com.
About Black Bean Games
Black Bean Games, publishing label of Lago S.r.l. which is part of the Leader Group, has started establishing itself in 2003 as an important player in the international publishing arena. Leveraging 20 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a strategy focused on original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences. Its latest twist brought to concentrate on Racing games and Family and Lifestyle ones. The first to please 2 wheels enthusiasts with the ever changing editions of SBK ® license as well as car drivers passionate for tracks and off-roads experience, the latter to adequate to modern market trends creating new brands such as NewU Fitness First and NatGeo! For further information about Black Bean Games and its products, visit the following web site:
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian developer and it is recognized worldwide as the leading Italian developer of interactive entertainment software specialized in racing videogames. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. An obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK ® Superbike World Championship series is a clear example. Milestone is developing products for current and next gen platforms: PS2, PSP, Xbox360, PS3, PC as well as for Interactive Television. www.milestone.it
The official WRC game agreement was secured by NorthOne Sport, the exclusive worldwide media and commercial rights holder for the FIA World Rally Championship.
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James Beaven [James@indigopearl.com]
Kirsty Endfield [Kirsty@indigopearl.com]
020 8964 4545
Head of Public Relations, UK
Tradewest Games Ltd