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www.xbox.com:
    Single Player, Xbox LIVE Multiplayer 2-4, HD (High Definition). Buy now to experience high-flying platform gaming combined with extreme stunt driving action in GripShift! Test your reflexes and bend your brain as you stunt your way through 120 insane, twisting Challenge Mode levels. Or deploy an arsenal of funky weapons and go head-to-head across 25 Race Mode tracks and 20 Deathmatch arenas. GripShift is a gravity-defying thrill ride you need to own today! There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (22261) on Jan 18, 2012.

www.xbox.com:
    GripShift® combines high-flying platform gaming with extreme stunt driving action. Test your reflexes and bend your brain as you stunt your way through 120 twisting Challenge Mode levels across four uniquely themed worlds.

    Collect power-ups, avoid traps, and beat the clock as you compete for top leaderboard slots in single player mode, or deploy an arsenal of funky weapons and go head-to-head across 25 Race Mode tracks and 20 Deathmatch arenas in online multiplayer. Choose your driver, unlock faster vehicles, and customize your ride with new skins. GripShift is a gravity-defying thrill ride every racing fan must experience!

    • Challenge: Race through 120 single-player Challenge Mode levels.
    • Race: Put the pedal to the metal for 25 rubber-burning Race Mode tracks.
    • Deathmatch: Fight for survival in 20 deadly Deathmatch arenas.
    • Multiplayer: Jump into Xbox LIVE® online multiplayer and leaderboard.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (22261) on Sep 16, 2010.

uk.playstation.com - PSP:
    A combination of high-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience.

    Perform awesome aerial jumps for massive hang time in puzzle-like driving challenges, with multiple routes, shortcuts, loops, jumps and power ups.

    • Customise your vehicles for a unique look
    • 100 diverse levels in 4 themed worlds - Desert, Jungle, Ice and Horror
    • Create custom levels with the in-game Track Editor

    Contributed by DreinIX (10667) on May 06, 2008.

Press release (5th December 2005):

    GripShift™ for PSP™ Scoops Awards at AGDC 2005

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Wellington, NZ - 5th December 2005 - Sidhe Interactive's GripShift™ for Sony PlayStation™ Portable has been recognized for its originality, and superior level and game design at the 2005 Australian Game Developers Awards in Melbourne, Australia. The title was awarded "Best Level Design", "Best Game Design" and "Best Handheld Game" at the event attended by game industry representatives from around the world.

    GripShift™ successfully fuses platform, driving and puzzle elements to create a unique gameplay experience for PSP™. GripShift's design has been popular with media and gamers alike, including respected videogame magazine Edge UK who in a recent issue described GripShift™ as "one of PSP's finest and full-featured games to date".

    "GripShift was a labor of love for Sidhe. To have its originality and design values recognized and awarded by our peers is a fantastic validation" said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe Interactive. "Being able to offer fans an innovative title like GripShift at a compelling price for the holiday season is great, but it's also nice to receive industry praise"

    Sidhe Interactive also received the Industry Contribution Award, recognizing its longstanding efforts and involvement in growing the Game Development Industry in New Zealand and Australasia.

    In its seventh year, the AGDC awards have been an important part of the Australian Game Developers Conference, which have worked to educate and acknowledge the vibrant Game Development scene in Australasia. Other award entrants included "Destroy All Humans", "Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3", and "Heroes of the Pacific" which won the "Best Game of 2005" Award.

    Contributed by Sciere (607826) on Apr 06, 2006.

Press release (9th November 2005):

    GripShift™ for PSP™ Jumps Over to Europe and Australasia

    Wellington, NZ - 9 November, 2005 - Game development studio Sidhe Interactive announced today that their original title, GripShift™ for PlayStation™ Portable, would be released in Europe on 11 November, Australia on 17 November and New Zealand on 18 November 2005. In preparation for the imminent launch, new screenshots and a brand new trailer have been made available for download from www.gripshiftgame.com.

    GripShift™ mixes platform, driving and puzzle elements to create a unique gameplay experience for PSP™.

    "The PlayStation Portable is a fantastic platform, offering fun new gaming possibilities. GripShift was designed from the ground up specifically to take advantage of this great new handheld" said Mario Wynands, Managing Director of Sidhe Interactive. "With a very competitive price point and a huge amount of content on offer, GripShift is the perfect purchase for new PSP owners".

    The features of GripShift™ include

    - Stunt Driving, Platform-Action and Puzzle Solving genres combined offer the ultimate on-the-go driving experience.
    - More than 100 diverse levels in 4 themed worlds with brilliant 3D graphics, vibrant colour, dynamic visual effects, and full screen anti-aliasing.
    - Multiple routes, short-cuts, loops, jumps, ramps, power-ups and dangers to avoid will challenge even the most skilled drivers.
    - Exciting Race Mode provides action for players to race against the CPU or human drivers.
    - 8 Bonus games including Penguin Bowling, Bomb Pool, Soccer Crazy, Snaker, Ice Hockey and more offer varied challenges to suit your mood.
    - Wireless multiplayer action for up to 4 players.
    - Create custom levels with the in-game Track Editor and share them wirelessly with friends or trade over the Internet via PC for ongoing fun.
    - Choose one of 6 playable characters and customise your vehicles for a unique look.
    - Short load times keep you in the action, not waiting around.

    "We have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from fans on our message boards and across the Internet" said GripShift™ producer and designer, Andy Satterthwaite. "We look forward to seeing the unique level solutions and custom track creations of a whole new set of gamers in the PAL territories".

    Contributed by Sciere (607826) on Apr 06, 2006.

Press release (12th May 2005):

    GripShift

    Fact Sheet

    Title: GripShift™
    Release Date: Fall 2005
    Genre: Action-Driving
    Platform: PSP™ portable entertainment system
    Rating: RP
    Developer: Sidhe Interactive
    Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment
    Co-Publisher: Red Mile Entertainment™
    Price: $39.99

    Game Description

    GripShift™ is the first video game for the PSPTM portable entertainment system to combine high-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal driving experience. Players will race as one of six unique characters in supped-up vehicles as they stunt their way through insane twisting levels while collecting power-ups, avoiding traps, beating the clock and challenging friends.

    Featuring enhanced aerial physics with an intuitive control system, players will perform awesome aerial jumps for massive hang time in puzzle-like driving challenges with multiple routes, short-cuts, loops, jumps and power ups. Compete in single player race mode against the CPU, or enjoy multiplayer action with your friends in head-to-head wireless multiplayer. Create and design custom levels to share with your friends or play in one of eight bonus games for outrageous fun. It's an original break-thru combination of stunt driving, platform action and puzzle solving, designed exclusively for the PSP system.

    Features
    • Original Combination of Genres: Stunt Driving, Platform-Action and Puzzle Solving genres combined offer the ultimate on-the-go driving experience.


    • Vibrant 3D Environments: Stunt through more than 100 diverse levels in 4 themed worlds (Desert, Jungle, Ice and Horror) that come alive with brilliant 3D graphics, stunning lighting and dynamic visual effects


    • Puzzle-like challenges: Multiple routes, short-cuts, loops, jumps, ramps, power-ups and dangers to avoid will challenge the most skilled drivers


    • Exciting Race Mode: Additional racing circuits provide action for players to race against the CPU or human drivers


    • 8 Bonus Games: Penguin Bowling, Bomb Pool, Soccer Crazy, Snaker, Ice Hockey and more offer new challenges for you to conquer solo or with up to 3 of your friends.


    • Wireless Multiplayer Gameplay: Single player or multiplayer action for up to 4 players through the PSP system's wireless feature


    • Customizable Levels: Create custom levels with the in-game Track Editor and share them wirelessly with friends


    • Six Playable Characters: Play as one of 6 playable characters and customize your vehicles for a unique look


    • Intuitive control system: Optimized gameplay and aerial physics allow for awesome jumps with massive hang-time

    Contributed by Sciere (607826) on Apr 06, 2006.