Namco Bandai Are Publishing A Motocross Game In The U.S.

By Ishaan . January 13, 2013 . 1:30pm

Namco Bandai are publishing a Motocross game. MUD – FIM Motocross World Championship is slated for release on the PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in February.

 

Developed by Milestone, MUD – FIM Motocross World Championship will feature the MX1 and MX2 championships. You can unlock more challenging events and spend winnings on unlocking new tricks, better teams, or gear to deck out your bikes.

 

MUD – FIM Motocross World Championship will be released on on February 26th in Noth and Latin America. The game will be released as a retail title for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and a download title for PC (via Steam) and Vita. The PS3 will get a downloadable version as well.


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  • http://twitter.com/matty_125 matty

    I first read that as Macross.

    • ZEROthefirst

      First thing I read it as too.

    • LynxAmali

      IF ONLY.

    • Raiyu

      I thought so too. Had to do a double take.

    • Neophoton

      One can dream.

    • fds_nextdart

      Don’t worry, we all did. Subconscious wants and all that~.

  • Andrew Arndt

    waste of publising money and time

  • http://twitter.com/AyoubAzougarh Ayoub Azougarh

    OH MY GOD.I was thinking that namco bandai has forget how to publish game in the West.But good for motocross fans.

  • Spirit Macardi

    As someone who frequently points out dumb things that Namco does, I can say that I don’t think this is one of them. In fact, if done correctly, it could be a rather smart move.

    A lot of Namco’s most beloved properties are sadly niche titles here in the west, so they don’t see much financial return. However, by publishing games like this that have more mainstream appeal they can get money to fall back on so they can still bring over games like the Tales series.

    Now whether or not they’ll actually do this is up in the air, but it’s at least it’s a possibility for the time being.

    • http://twitter.com/AyoubAzougarh Ayoub Azougarh

      Yeah but i didnt know they were publishing this kind of games.It’s MYSTERY.

    • ddh819

      i think motorcycle racing games are kind of a niche product.

      • Spirit Macardi

        Certainly not as much as their other games. There’s generally going to be more people in the US interested in playing a motocross racing game than cell-shaded RPGs or even fighting games.

  • SupaPhly

    Friendship Is Magic motocross world championship? :P

    • Locklear93

      No, because I’d actually buy that. <_< Dibs on Rarity.

    • WindButterfly

      curses i didn’t even notice yours.

  • WindButterfly

    Friendship is magic motocross?
    I saw the joke and i took it…i’m sorry. -.-

  • benhofb

    Meh.Another potentially interesting vita title I’m going to skip because it is download only. I am still pissed about EDF. I want boxes to put on my shelf!

  • benhofb

    ERMAHGERD GO AWAY.

  • ShindoW

    And here’s why no Tales or Digimon games…

  • brian yep

    My lil motorcycle.
    I’d be interested in this if it were moe-ized/cartoony.
    But naw.

  • Elvick

    *reads Vita*
    “Hmm, mayb..”
    *digital*
    “Oh, never mind.”

    I hope they don’t try to charge full retail for a digital only release on Vita. That shit is ridiculous and needs to stop. If you’re not going to do any physical production, then it should be cheaper than retail games. Not the same price as those who put in the money to provide retail options to consumers.

    Sheesh.

  • http://www.cosmosgaming.com cosmosgaming

    I like motocross games. When done right they’re fun. However, since this one is already out in Europe I decided to look up some of the reviews and it’s not sounding like it’s that great of a game. So I’m not sure how well this will do for Namco Bandai, I still might check it out on Steam if the price point is right but if it’s $40 plus it will probably get a pass from me.

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