Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is pleased to announce Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, the third installment in the multi-million unit selling, genre-defining Midnight Club racing franchise. Rockstar Games has also announced a partnership with DUB, America's premiere automotive lifestyles magazine, to infuse Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition with an unparalleled level of expertise and understanding of the latest and hottest trends in the automotive industry and street customization scene. Developed by Rockstar San Diego, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition will be available for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft and is expected to hit North American and European retail shelves this holiday season.
"The Midnight Club series has re-defined the racing genre with its revolutionary open-ended racing and seamless integration of street racing culture," stated Dan Houser, Rockstar Games' Vice President of Creative. "Now, through the combination of Rockstar San Diego's technical prowess and DUB's notoriety as the pulse of the automotive lifestyle world, we are poised to once again push the boundaries of speed and style well beyond anything ever seen before in racing games with Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition."
"The previous Midnight Club games set the standard and raised the bar for racing games in the 21st century," said Jay Panek, Producer, Rockstar San Diego. "Now, with Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, we are taking every opportunity to expand upon the signature features of the Midnight Club series, as well as creating all-new features, to produce the most exhilarating street-racing game ever. DUB's involvement, combined with our own experience at making open city racing games will undoubtedly solidify and legitimize Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition as the preeminent racing experience."
"We at DUB are extremely excited for the opportunity to bring our knowledge and influence to Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, which is sure to be the quintessential racing game for any true aficionado of the automotive and racing lifestyle," said Haythem Haddad, Creative Director and Co-Founder, of DUB. "The flair for innovation and cultural progression that Rockstar Games and DUB are universally known for will undoubtedly become the trademark of Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition. We look forward to working with Rockstar Games to exceed the limits of what is expected of a racing game."