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CRASH BANDICOOT NITRO KART 2 Sprints Onto App Store
May 27, 2010 (01:05 PM EDT)


One of the Most Popular Characters for iPhone & iPod touch is Back and Better Than Ever

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bandicoot aficionados all over the world rejoiced today as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced the release of CRASH BANDICOOT® NITRO KART 2. This sequel to the popular CRASH BANDICOOT NITRO KART 3D combines the same zany gameplay with a new adventure and multi-player action. Fans can race as Crash or one of nine other characters on 12 unique tracks for a wild ride as they gather power-ups and a multitude of weapons to slow down opponents. Friends can also challenge each other in the all new multiplayer mode. Four players can race against each other, over the Internet, in three different modes.

CRASH BANDICOOT NITRO KART 2 developed by Polarbit for the iPhone and iPod touch, is available for $9.99 from App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/crash-bandicoot-nitro-kart-2/id373849969?mt=8

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