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Beach Buggy Racing Speeds onto Mobile

Seat of Your Pants Kart Racing with Split Screen Co-Op

San Francisco – June, 23, 2014 – Independent game developer Vector Unit Inc. announced today the launch of its latest action-packed mobile game Beach Buggy Racing for Android, iOS and Amazon devices.  The second in the popular Beach Buggy game series, which has had over 30 million downloads worldwide, Beach Buggy Racing pits players against each other in an action-packed world of playful off-road kart-racing mayhem.

Players race to the finish line around 12 richly detailed tracks, through dinosaur infested jungles, lava-spewing volcanoes, sun-kissed beaches and mysterious swamps.  Tracks are filled with secret shortcuts, and magical power-ups that boost, smash, shoot and bounce drivers to the front of the pack.  New drivers can be unlocked and recruited, each with a unique character ability, like teleportation, flaming fire tracks and Tiki spells.  Players can also collect and customize new vehicles for the ultimate thrill ride on sand, ice, fire and more!

“This is the game 30 million Beach Buggy Blitz players have been asking us for,” says Ralf Knoesel, Vector Unit’s co-founder and CTO.  “ Beach Buggy Racing shares the first game’s amazing off-road driving action and totally destructible environments, but now we’ve put all that in a full-fledged racing game with tons of new game modes.”

And what kart racing game would be complete without split screen play?  By connecting 2 to 4 Bluetooth game controllers, players can compete shoulder to shoulder to shoulder on a single device in Beach Buggy Racing’s thrilling Split Screen game mode.  Players can also challenge Facebook friends online and earn achievements with Google Play Game Services (Android), Game Center (iOS), and GameCircle (Amazon).

A challenging and addictive kart-racing adventure for all ages, Beach Buggy Racing will be totally free to play on Android, iOS, and Amazon Kindle devices later this summer.  Attendees can get a sneak preview of Beach Buggy Racing’s split screen mode at Google I/O this week on the 3rd floor at Moscone West in San Francisco.

Game Info:

Platforms:                   Android (Google Play)

                                    iOS (iTunes App Store)

                                    Kindle Fire, FireTV (Amazon App Store)

Release Date:              August 2014

Price:                           FREE

Assets:                         Available Upon Request

About Vector Unit

Located in San Rafael, California, Vector Unit Inc. is an independent game development studio dedicated to creating big game play experiences in small downloadable games.  Their first free to play game, Beach Buggy Blitz, has been downloaded more than 30 million times across Android, iOS and other devices.  Their other mobile games Riptide GP2, Riptide GP and Shine Runner are three of the highest-ranked and best-rated racing games on mobile.  Vector Unit’s first title, Hydro Thunder Hurricane was released as part of the Xbox LIVE® Summer of Arcade in July 2010.

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