2K, the well-know sports gaming goliath, and the creators of the Project Gotham Racing series (and Metropolis Street Racer, if you remember the Sega Dreamcast), have announced a new racing game for the iPhone and iPad, 2K Drive. The mobile racing title will launch this fall as a premium title. Autoblog will be a content provider, delivering news to players via the in-game newsfeed. We're stoked.

2K Drive can be played on mobile devices using the iOS operating system, and the graphics take us back to the early days of Xbox - which is to say they're very good-looking for a mobile game. It will feature a mix of original and 25 licensed vehicles, and pits players as competitive drivers in races around the globe. Players can pick between single player and multiplayer modes. Some of the licensed vehicles are from manufacturers like Dodge, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, McLaren and Nissan.

The game looks quite fun to us, and we're especially excited to try land-speed racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats and multiplayer off-road truck racing. Keep your eye on this one, but in the meantime check out the video trailer and press release below.
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2K Announces 2K Drive Coming to iOS this Fall

Immerse yourself in racing and car culture with newest mobile entertainment hub for auto enthusiasts

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New York, NY - August 16, 2013 – 2K and Lucid Games, a boutique studio founded by creators of the Blur and the Project Gotham Racing series, announced today that 2K Drive, a new racing simulation game for the iPhone and iPad, will be launching as a premium iOS title this fall. Featuring high-quality licensed and original cars, 2K Drive takes players to iconic locations around the globe as a world-class competitive driver.

With a wide variety of racing modes for both single and multiplayer, including track racing, drag racing, street racing, off-road racing and more than 20 challenging mini-games, 2K Drive promises a dynamic gameplay experience for car enthusiasts of all levels. Players will also enjoy customizing their experience with the use of the game's "RaceFace" feature, allowing each driver to put themselves behind the wheel of more than 25 licensed cars, from manufacturers including Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GM, Icon, Local Motors, Mazda, McLaren, Nissan and So-Cal. In addition, players will be able to see their friends behind the wheels of their own cars when they race against them in asynchronous multiplayer mode.

Car fans also will find a live newsfeed on 2K Drive's cover page inside the app, delivering the world of automotive culture to their iOS device. Here, gamers will have the opportunity to view video and photo galleries, and read, "like" and "share" the latest news from popular automotive blogs and outlets, such as Car & Driver, Road & Track, AutoBlog, Between The White Lines (BTWL), CaniBeat, Cars X Hype, Distraction Control, DUB Magazine, E Garage, Electric Cars Report, Fatlace, The Lowdown, Hemmings Motor News, Hooniverse, My Life @ Speed, and My Ride Is Me.

2K Drive is joining 2K's lineup of high-quality mobile titles, which currently includes popular games such as XCOM®: Enemy Unknown iOS, NBA 2K13, Civilization Revolution and Sid Meier's Ace Patrol.

For the latest news in the world of 2K Drive, please keep an eye out for updates on the game on Facebook and Twitter, and at 2K's booth at PAX Prime, in Seattle, WA (August 30 – September 2, 2013).

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