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  • News Layoffs at Evolution Studios After Onrush Bombs

    Senior staff ejected

    The unluckiest developer in the world has been struck with a new round of layoffs, as Eurogamer.net reports that the team formerly known as Evolution Studios has let go a number of employees. Among the redundancies is Paul ‘Rushy’ Rustchynsky, the director of DriveClub and the face of the company in many ways. For those of...

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  • News DriveClub Drifts into Japan's PS4 Launch Lineup

    Right around the bend

    DriveClub’s delay may have been disappointing at the time, but it’s allowed Evolution Studios to transform the next generation racer into something special judging by the recent batch of trailers that the Runcorn-based studio’s released. Of course, that means that the conversation’s shifted to cons

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  • News DriveClub Will Evolve with Brand New Content Beyond Launch

    Back for a second lap

    Evolution Studios does not intend to keep DriveClub parked up once the PlayStation 4 launch title is on store shelves. Chatting with VG247, director Col Rodgers explained that the company considers the next generation racer a service, which it intends to lavish with new content over time. “Ultimately, the game that you buy...

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  • News MotorStorm Series Sells Over 6 Million Units

    Road to victory

    Evolution Studios’ consistently compelling MotorStorm series has sold over 6 million units, Sony XDev Europe's Pete Smith has revealed. The executive cited the first-party developer as an example of a team with a clear focus during a panel at GDC Europe earlier today. The studio’s most recent title, MotorStorm RC, released on...

May2012

  • News Job Listings Hint at New MotorStorm Game

    Next generation?

    Evolution Studios may have faced a torrid time with the launch of MotorStorm: Apocalypse last year, but that’s not stopped the developer from dusting itself off and looking to the future. The Runcorn-based studio is currently hiring for its next project which, if two job listings are to be believed, is a new entry in the off-road...

March2012

  • News MotorStorm RC Pro-AM DLC Launches Tomorrow

    Shove it

    If you’ve (somehow) already managed to clear MotorStorm RC’s lengthy campaign, then you might be excited to learn that the game’s set to get its first DLC pack tomorrow. The Pro-AM festival includes 16 new events set across four circuits, each designed around a skate-park theme. The PR reads: Get ready for huge ramps, banked corners...

February2012

  • News MotorStorm RC Racing into North America on 6th March

    Vroooom

    Spoilers: MotorStorm RC is amazing. It’s not often those of us in Europe get special treatment, but when it comes to Evolution Studios’ new cross-platform RC racer we’ve been treated like Kings. That is to say we’ve been up since last night cursing the fact that we can’t beat any of our PSN rivals' high scores. Grrrr. Still, the...

  • News Evolution Studios Talks MotorStorm RC's Stunning Price

    Micro-transaction

    Sony left Nintendo sputtering in the dust when it announced the price points of first party download-only PlayStation Network titles for PS Vita last week. Most surprising was MotorStorm RC's emergence as the cheapest in the pack at just £4.79. Don't associate that price with a lack of content, though. MotorStorm RC contains 16...

  • News Competitive Play Races into MotorStorm RC

    Evolution inspired by Autolog

    MotorStorm RC’s heavily publicised cross-platform compatibility might not be quite what we had in mind when the game was first announced, but the title’s still shaping up to be a delightful downloadable treat. Nothing evidences that better than this brand new trailer, which shows off the game’s Playground – a...

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  • News Evolution Studios: 3D Is No Processor Hog

    If there's one game that's certain to convince you 3D technology is the future, MotorStorm: Apocalypse is that game

    It looks absolutely breath-taking in the third dimension; almost like developers Evolution Studios have worked some kind of magic on the PlayStation 3. Speaking with Eurogamer, the team's rubbished claims that the added dimension eats up processing power - describing the comments as..

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