SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announced today that Wipeout 2 is now available for Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii from Nintendo, Kinect for Xbox 360, and PlayStation Move for Playstation 3 computer entertainment system.
"It’s so exciting for us to see how thrilled fans are to take home a piece of the Wipeout experience with the videogame series," said Matt Kunitz, Wipeout’s Creator and Executive Producer. "I am completely confident that Wipeout 2 will deliver the same zany gameplay along with new obstacles that will have players in stitches — the good kind, of course!"
Wipeout 2 returns with even more thrilling obstacles and hilarious spills. The latest installment, based on ABC’s hit television series, has players testing their mettle against fresh challenges from the show’s summer and winter seasons; navigating past ice, snow, foam, and more to take the prize and all the bragging rights! Fan favorites like the Sucker Punch and Big Balls are back, while brand new courses and effects guarantee plenty of surprises. Losing is part of the fun—unlike contestants on the show, massive wipeouts are enjoyed from the comfort of the living room! Once again, hosts John Anderson and John Henson narrate the out-of-control action.
"In working so closely with ABC, we’ve been able to make sure that the videogame series stays true to the off-the-wall nature of the show," said Nicole Armstrong, Activision Publishing. "Families will be able to get their Wipeout fix day or night with Wipeout 2."
Wipeout 2 utilizes every platform’s unique capabilities! Fire off paintballs or hurl snowballs to trip up your friends as they run the course on the PlayStation®3 or Xbox 360. Use the newly revised controls of the Wii version for a more intuitive and engaging experience than ever. Pass the Nintendo DS systems around for four-player "Hot Seat" gaming or take the experience to a whole new visual plane on the Nintendo 3DS. Whichever the console, whether alone or with friends, players are sure to have a wild time! Who says this can’t be tried at home?
Wipeout 2 is now available on Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS, Wii, PlayStation Move and Kinect for Xbox 360. The Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS versions are rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. The Wii, PlayStation Move and Kinect for Xbox 360 versions are rated E10+ for Everyone 10 and older by the ESRB. For more information, please visit www.activision.com.
Casting for Wipeout season 5 is currently underway, for more information please visit www.abc.com.
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