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Friday, 3rd November, 2023 – Ready your engines! DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing launches today from GameMill Entertainment, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Players can compete solo or with friends as some of their favorite DreamWorks Animation characters in fantastical races across iconic locations.
Twenty of DreamWorks Animation’s biggest legends take the wheel in DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing! Players will shift, drift and jump at high speeds across a variety of imaginative tracks inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s collection of fan-favorite films. They can blaze past the competition in fun and hilarious action for players of all ages featuring solo, online multiplayer, and local split-screen game modes.
Key Game Features
All-Star Racing Roster: Racers will hit the racetrack with 20 fan-favorite DreamWorks Animation characters, including Shrek, Po, Tigress, Megamind, Puss in Boots, Hiccup, Astrid and many more!
20 Awesome Karts: Each character boasts their own uniquely styled kart to race. Players can put their own twist on each ride with hundreds of customizable parts and accessory combinations.
Race Through Iconic Locations: Players will be transported into fantastical worlds as they traverse tracks inspired by locations from beloved DreamWorks Animation films, including: the Kingdom of Far Far Away from Shrek, Bergen Town from Trolls, the Spirit Realm from Kung Fu Panda, Baby Corp from The Boss Baby, New York City Zoo from Madagascar, and many more!
Harness the Power of Magic Paths: Players can hit magical switches on the track to uncover hidden shortcuts. They can extend these magical paths by hitting more switches in the series!
Trolls Join the Crew: Poppy, Branch, Barb, Cooper and more from the colorful world of DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls are the players' melodic hosts for each race, helping out with their power-up potential. Players can collect Trolls in the game to ride along with their racers for special surprises!
Compete in a Variety of Game Modes: Players will be able to feel the excitement in Free Race, Cups, Challenge, or Time Trial game modes, and take on their family and friends in eight-player online and four-player local split-screen multiplayer action.
DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing is available today for £34.99. Also available beginning today is the game’s Digital Deluxe Edition for £39.99, featuring the full base game plus exclusive content including:
Two exclusive playable characters:
Wolf from Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda
Two exclusive character-inspired, playable karts chassis:
1 for Wolf from Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
1 for Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda
Each exclusive kart chassis comes with 36 customization options:
6 Kart designs options
6 Engine options
6 Wheel-style options
6 Spoiler options
The ‘DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing: Rally Pack’ can also be purchased separately.
DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing is published by GameMill Entertainment and developed by Bamtang Games, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms.
DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing © 2023 DreamWorks Animation LLC. DreamWorks Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, The Boss Baby, Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss in Boots, Trolls © 2023 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.—–Media Contact
For all North American media enquiries, please contact:
Tyler Gardner – Sandbox Strategies:[email protected]
For all UK media enquiries, please contact:
Stefano Petrullo – Renaissance PR[email protected]
Andy Griffiths – Renaissance PR[email protected]
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About GameMill Entertainment
GameMill Entertainment, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a third-party publisher of console and mobile games for passionate fans around the world. Development platforms include PC, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft consoles including the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, Sony consoles including the PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4, and mobile devices. With development across the globe, GameMill is a source of entertaining and fun games for all ages. For more information, visithttps://gamemill.com, as well as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.