Date Change: Vector City Racers Fastest Road to Fun
Contest Begins May 18, 2009
What: Vector Entertainment has extended the start date of its Fastest Road to Fun Contest. Beginning May 18, 2009, Vector Entertainment invites all racing and gaming fans to design and submit a vehicle using the CarStructor easy-to-use online design tool. The grand prize winners submission will become one of the official starter vehicles for Vector City Racers and the winner will receive tickets and roundtrip air travel to their choice of one of four national racing spectator events.
Vector City Racers is an integrated game experience that combines the depth of a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) and the competition of circuit track racing in a casual environment where all roads lead to fun. Vector City Racers environment is comprised of shapes and structures that are constructed in real-time 3D as the players explore and interact through the games cities.
How: Build a customized 3D vehicle with CarStructor; start with a basic canvas of shapes and a set of wheels and create an original 3D vehicle with simple drag and click motions. Stretch and pull the cubes corners in three dimensions, as well as widen, narrow, shorten or lengthen the wheels. A wide palette of colors is provided to further customize each vehicle. Branded and original decals that add an extra touch of personalization are also available. CarStructor features an easy-to-use camera that allows kids to see their creation from every angle.
When: The Fastest Road to Fun Contest will officially begin on May 18, 2009 and ends on July 20, 2009. The winner will be chosen and announced on July 27, 2009. For full details and official rules, please log onto to www.vectorcityracers.com beginning May 18th.
The Prizes: The grand-prize winners original vehicle will be featured in the game as one of several default starter vehicles. The grand prize also includes tickets and air travel for up to a family of five to one of the following of the winners choosing: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (9/6/09); NHRA Mac Tools Nationals (9/2-7/09); MotoGP Indianapolis Grand Prix (8/20/09); or Indy Cars IRL Infineon Raceway (8/23/09). Second place winner will receive a lifetime membership to the Vector City Racers game. The third place winner will receive a signed copy of the Vector City Racers comic book from world-renowned comic illustrator and writer Kyle Baker.
About MCS Games
MCS Games is an award-winning game development studio well known for their work in online multiplayer games, strategy games, and games for kids. For over a decade MCS Games has developed products and online game technologies for the industry’s leading game publishers. The company was formed in 1994 and is based in San Rafael, CA. To learn more about MCS Games, visit us at www.MCSGames.com.
About Vector Entertainment
Vector City Racers, previously known as Webcarzz, is the next evolution in casual massively multiplayer online games. Targeted towards boys ages 6-12, Vector City Racers offers the competition of circuit track racing in a casual environment where all roads lead to fun. Vector City Racers is a COPPA-compliant site (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) and offers safe chat services. Vector Entertainment is funded by Meakem Becker Venture Capital (www.mbvc.com). Vector Entertainment was formed in 2007 and is based in San Rafael, CA. To learn more about Vector City Racers, please visit www.vectorcityracers.com.