I-Play Releases FIA’s WRC

October 3rd, 2007 by Arjan Olsder Posted in New Releases | No Comments »

IplayAfter announcing the licensing deal nearly three months ago, Glu now released their first official WRC mobile game called FIA World Rally Championship.

The mobile game features 16 official WRC locations in 4 environments and road surfaces. The game offers both Championship and (quick) arcade modus which allow you to race the clock. Bonus points are gathered by performing stunts to please the crowd and upgrades to the car become available during the game.

David Gosen, President, I-play, commented: “High speed frenzied action, with detailed and incredibly high quality graphics, will raise WRC above and beyond any other mobile rally racing game. Staying true to I-play’s casual development philosophy, the game will incorporate ‘one thumb’ play and will be easy to get into, but challenging to master.”

Simon Long, Managing Director of International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC), commented: “We are delighted to partner with I-play in introducing the first Official FIA World Rally Championship game on mobile. This platform delivers WRC content in a new format to a new generation of gamers who are able to experience the high-octane challenge of the WRC, on demand. High quality full rally simulation is now accessible in bite-size chunks relevant to modern lifestyles, bringing WRC directly into the hands of a global fan base.”

The game will be distributed in 2D and 3D versions. The 2D versions where produced in-house and the 3D by Firemint.

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