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Published on November 28th, 2007 | by Deejay Knight, Editor/Founder

Gripshift to hit Xbox Live Arcade

Gripshift isn’t PSN specific anymore!

Xbox 360 owners will soon have the chance to get their hands on one of the biggest PlayStation Network titles to date: GripShift.

Thus far, only PS3 owners had the chance to play the title, which has received average to good reviews at most sites. One thing that comes through from gamers that have had their hands on it, though, is that it’s fun.

While there’s a slight learning curve to get used to as far as the gameplay goes, everything I’ve heard about this title is that it’s one of the most enjoyable games to hit PSN. After that kind of reception on PSN, i’m sure this title will be an awesone addition to Xbox Live.

For more images, hit the NeoGAF link.

Gripshift for XBLA PR and images [NeoGAF]

Press Release follows:


Wellington, New Zealand – November 28, 2007 – Sidhe Interactive, industry leading developer of cross platform titles, today announced that their award-winning driving platformer title, GripShift®, is headed to Xbox LIVE® Arcade (XBLA), the premier destination for digitally distributed, high-definition original and classic games. Available this year, the Xbox LIVE Arcade-exclusive title features updated graphics, improved controls and additional single and multiplayer content, including new Challenge courses and a Deathmatch mode.

“Veteran players and newcomers to the game will both find something to love in this definitive version of GripShift,” said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe Interactive. “We’ve added a substantial amount of new content, including new single player courses and a multiplayer Deathmatch mode for players bent on dominating their friends or climbing to the top of the leaderboards.”

GripShift brings the action online to Xbox LIVE Arcade with an abundance of new content, including upgraded graphics, Deathmatch mode and new race courses. Additionally, unlockable achievements and TrueSkill Leaderboard functionality will keep Xbox 360 owners coming back to race their way to glory!

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