SouthPeak Games informed us this morning that Iridium Runners, an arcade racing title for the PS2, will hit retail shelves on February 22nd at a price point of about £20.
Developed by Italian game studio Playstos and set in the year 2050, Iridium Runners places players into the shoes of runners taking place in the Iridium Championship, a series of athletic on-foot races sponsored by futuristic mega-corporations. Pure speed isn’t necessarily the only route to winning on the game’s wildly inventive tracks - combinations of collectable power-ups and weapons add to the frenetic pace, opening up a wide range of options for securing victory over the other contestants.
Melanie Mroz, Executive Vice President, SouthPeak Games said: “Iridium Runners is our first release for 2008, which promises to be an amazing year for us. We’ve got titles across eight formats lined up for the rest of the year and it’s great to be starting with a distinctive, instantly-accessible racing title like Iridium Runners. At its mid-range price point, we’re sure its charm and inventive design will appeal to any PlayStation®2 gamer looking for a bit of futuristic racing action.”
Iridium Runners will be released on February 22nd 2008.