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  CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TOP-DOWN RACING GAME MANTIS BURN RACING ® COMING TO NINTENDO SWITCHâ„¢
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09/20/2017
 


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Birmingham, UK – 20th September, 2017 – UK based indie developer and publisher, VooFoo Studios, is excited to announce that their award-nominated top-down racing game, Mantis Burn Racing®, is coming soon to the Nintendo Switch™ eShop.

View the teaser trailer here: https://youtu.be/fw6-zP9mPh0

 

Mantis Burn Racing® is a visually stunning, action-packed top-down racing game that combines real-world ‘fun’ physics with intuitive controls in highly competitive ‘one-more-go’ style races that players of all ages and abilities can enjoy. Prove your race skills in 5 unique classes of vehicles over an extensive 11-season career with multiple challenges in fast, frenetic, bumper-to-bumper races where winning is everything!

“Mantis Burn Racing’s addictive pick-up-and-play style game play has already been very well received on PS4, Xbox One and Steam” said Mark Williams, Technology Director at VooFoo Studios. “The game’s broad appeal and addictive couch multiplayer make it a great fit for the Nintendo audience and we can’t wait to give Switch players the chance to play the definitive version of the game at home or on the move”.

With a RPG-style upgrade system, 4-player local split-screen racing in both TV mode and Tabletop mode and online multiplayer options for up to 8 players, the Nintendo Switch™ version of Mantis Burn Racing® also includes the additional downloadable content packs, ‘Battle Cars’, ‘Elite’ Class vehicles and ‘Snowbound’ tracks.

VooFoo Studios are giving gamers a worldwide exclusive first hands on with the Nintendo Switch™ version of the game at EGX in Birmingham, UK, from 21st – 24th September where they will be giving away prizes to the fastest racers - look out for Mantis Burn Racing® in the Rezzed area.

More information will be revealed soon. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for updates.

Review requests can be made by contacting the Premier Communications press team: VooFoo@premiercomms.com

 

-ENDS-

 

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Notes to Editors:

About VooFoo Studios Ltd

VooFoo Studios Ltd is an independent UK based video games development studio, founded in 2007 by a small team of experienced industry professionals. Utilising its own proprietary cutting edge technology, VooFoo's first game, the critically acclaimed Hustle Kings, was released for PlayStation 3 in 2009, reaching the top of the PSN charts and earning VooFoo nominations for two highly coveted Develop Awards. Building on this early success VooFoo have gone on to develop Hustle Kings on PlayStation Vita, Backgammon Blitz and the acclaimed ‘Pure’ series of games – Pure Chess, Pure Pool and Pure Hold’em – all of which have further established our reputation for developing visually stunning, commercially successful games. VooFoo’s first self-published game, the TIGA Games Industry Awards nominated, Mantis Burn Racing®, is available now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Steam® (for Windows PC).

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About VooFoo Studios Ltd.

VooFoo Studios Ltd is an independent UK based video games development studio, founded in 2007 by a small team of experienced industry professionals. Utilising its own proprietary cutting edge technology, VooFoo's first game, the critically acclaimed Hustle Kings, was released for PlayStation 3 in 2009, reaching the top of the PSN charts and earning VooFoo nominations for two highly coveted Develop Awards. Building on this early success VooFoo have gone on to develop Hustle Kings on PlayStation Vita, Backgammon Blitz and the acclaimed ‘Pure’ series of games – Pure Chess, Pure Pool and Pure Hold’em – all of which have further established our reputation for developing visually stunning, commercially successful games. VooFoo’s first self-published game, the TIGA Games Industry Awards nominated, Mantis Burn Racing®, is available now on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Steam® (for Windows PC).