"Collaborating with Hawthorne Heights really epitomizes the importance we place on fostering creative partnerships with independent labels like Wind-Up Records," said Mark Seremet, Zoo CEO. "This will enable us to reach new audiences across various entertainment genres with a distinctive and more personalized gameplay experience."
Players will able to obtain special Hawthorne Heights-branded car skins - including distinctive Buggy and Van skins displaying the Hawthorne Heights skeletons theme - as in-game achievements. In addition, Melvin, Fireburst's token nerd character, will have 16 Hawthorne Heights' cars that will allow players to race with distinct prominence in the game's off-road tracks and racecourses. Hawthorne Heights' single, "Drive," from their latest album, Skeletons, is also now available for free download on the newly launched Fireburst .
Fireburst will be released this Summer for 1200 MSP/$14.95 USD for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.