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SimBin Studios and RaceRoom Entertainment joining forces

Discussion in 'RACE 07 - Official WTCC Game' started by RaceDepartment, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. RaceDepartment

    Administrator Staff

    The Swedish game development company SimBin Studios AB and the Swiss based entertainment company RaceRoom Entertainment AG announce their entering into a long term strategic business partnership. As both companies are 100% dedicated to the virtual fascination of motorsports they will now join forces in the online racing business.

    SimBin is the award winning Swedish game development company with special focus on authentic racing simulations and is well known for its ultra realistic racing games like “GTR”, “GT Legends”, “Race Pro” and many others. The concept of the RaceRoom software is based on SimBins experience from several games and is also filled with over 50 famous racing circuits and more than 600 existent racing cars created by the Swedish developer.

    Henrik Roos, SimBin Studios AB, CEO and former professional racing driver comments: “We are very happy to enter the world of online racing with a strong partner like RaceRoom Entertainment AG. We are currently jointly evaluation and discussing every option to offer the best online racing experience in the market.”
    By using the latest simulation technology the RaceRoom Entertainment AG offers a real world of racing into which everyone – regardless of age – can immerse to experience the unique fascination of motor sports live and direct. In high class racing simulators multiple players can compete against each others in virtual live races on some of the most thrilling race circuits from around the world. Race bucket seats and high end steering wheels, integrates with a widescreen display system and immersive sound catapults the players straight into the world of racing.

    “We want to entertain and thrill the people with our virtual racing products. And I think most of the people are excited. If somebody was caught by the race fever he has to come back and try it again. The unique selling proposition of the cooperation between RaceRoom and SimBin is the fact that real racing drivers have developed realistic virtual racing software in which they also have integrated their own racing experience” says Peter Banz, CEO of the RaceRoom Entertainment AG.

  2. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff Premium Member

    Gtr Online coming soon,

    Great news! I hope they will be succesful together :)
  3. Hum, with SimBin stating that their new Lizard engine could be used for FPS in the future, I doubt they will remain a serious player in true simulations... :rolleyes:


    "This gives SimBin the possibility to quickly broaden the product portfolio with other genres, for example a "First Person Shooter"."
  4. Lizard is dead according to one reliable source, though there is a better engine in development.
  5. I thought the companies were one and the same anyway, oh well. I hope if indeed Lizard is dead then their new engine is built in house and will provide the framework for all their future sims rather than rely on ISI's engine again.
  6. Derek Speare

    Derek Speare
    DSD FTW!

    What is this 'reliable source"? Can you quote your source, please?
  7. I'd rather not name names incase it leads to trouble :)
  8. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Booo :funnypost:. Then it stays a rumour :)
  9. J-F Chardon

    J-F Chardon
    SimBin Studios

    I'm afraid your source is not reliable...

    Anything that is not an official SimBin announcement isn't reliable at all :cool:
  10. Derek Speare

    Derek Speare
    DSD FTW!

    I agree. The "inside tip" is irrelevant. However, there may always be some truth to a rumor, but this is merely a rumor at best without substantiation. Also know that this is not meant to be disrespectful of Mr Wright. He may have reliable information and wish not to expose his source. I just hope that Simbin keeps making some really great racing sims. I am hooked!
  11. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Normally, 99,99% of the time David is (W)right when it comes to such insiders info :)
  12. J-F Chardon

    J-F Chardon
    SimBin Studios

    0,01% happens. If you're a Douglas Adams reader, you know that events with even less probability happen as well :p

    Seriously now, wait and see.

    (and always know where your towel is)