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MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is a sports game developed by BigBig Studios and published by SCEA and is an offroad racing game where players take part in an off-beat and secret site to join the wild and alternative MotorStorm festival. The location is set in the unpredictable Alaskan terrain, where players race through multi-route tracks, harsh terrain, and sub-zero conditions to try and become festival champ. Tradition offroad driving and caution is thrown into the wind where the …See more
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is a sports game developed by BigBig Studios and published by SCEA and is an offroad racing game where players take part in an off-beat and secret site to join the wild and alternative MotorStorm festival. The location is set in the unpredictable Alaskan terrain, where players race through multi-route tracks, harsh terrain, and sub-zero conditions to try and become festival champ. Tradition offroad driving and caution is thrown into the wind where the ultimate goal in the festival is to not only win, but survive. Players takes on a variety of brutal artificial intelligence (AI) racers and negotiate the dangerous arctic conditions, including sudden avalanches, broken ice bridges, and three different racing altitudes.
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge features six additional vehicle classes from the original MotorStorm, new snow-specific vehicle classes as well as all-new track designs are introduced to MotorStorm Arctic Edge. In addition to single player mode, racers can also engage in online multiplayer or ad-hoc mode on PSP and split-screen on PS2 to truly see who has the greatest skills in the snow and ice. The game features the Alaskan Environments where tracks are modeled after the rugged Alaskan landscape featuring a unique blend of narrow mountain passes, giant ice caves, long ice bridges, and treacherous terrain. Players must battle through each race facing a number of weather conditions including snow, rain, and wind. There are also two new vehicles available specifically to tackle the Alaskan terrain including the nimble Snow Cat and more forceful Snow Plow. Other new features include 12 available tracks that show off the unpredictable nature of the rough Alaskan setting. Each of the tracks is accessible to race in reverse for added race variety (both PSP and PS2 versions); new features like Bobsleigh corners where vehicles power, slip, and spin through a variety of icy structures with only boost to provide control , Avalanches where snow-baked terrain brings the imminent hazard of avalanches, triggered by players sounding their horn and Collapsing Ice Bridges where any player who travel over these in a heavy vehicle risk the chance of it collapsing behind them. The game also features Multiplayer Racing Action that supports up to eight player online as well as ad hoc racing (online only available on PSP version). Global leaderboards are available to show off the top ranked players in all game modes as well as single player Time Attack; Split-Screen Racing where gamers can challenge friends offline with two-player split-screen racing; customize Vehicles by updating with a selection of various parts including wheels, exhaust, spoilers, and sponsorship stickers. Players can also create their own liveries from a set of base patterns and decals; Photo Mode which allows gamers to snap and save the best action photos and send to friends (feature available on PSP only); an A.I. that analyzes the race and surroundings and reacts in the most realistic manner possible (like locating the best routes and changing the level of driving aggression based on player actions); Attacking and Offensive Driving where players must not only try to win the race but survive against the other racers. Combat-like racing takes center stage as the vehicles are the weapons; and a soundtrack that lets players add music from a memory stick to create a full list of customized tunes to inspire each race (PSP).See less