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Box artwork for MotorStorm: Pacific Rift.
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift
Developer(s)Evolution Studios
Publisher(s)Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Year released2008
System(s)PlayStation 3
Preceded byMotorStorm
Followed byArctic Edge
SeriesMotorStorm
Genre(s)Racing
Players1-4 (splitscreen)
1-12 online
ModesSingle player, Multiplayer
Rating(s)ESRB TeenPEGI Ages 16+
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MotorStorm: Pacific Rift (known as MotorStorm II in Asia) is a racing video game by Evolution Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for the PlayStation 3. It is the sequel to MotorStorm and uses a modified engine. It was announced by Sony after their acquisition of Evolution Studios and it was released on October 28, 2008 in North America. The game has sold over one million copies as of 9 December 2008.

The game moves away from the desert environments of the original title and relocates itself in "a lush island environment, full of interactive vegetation"; and also includes monster trucks and four-player split-screen capability. Monster trucks are able to ride over cars (except big rigs), break most vegetation, and destroy structures. Bikes also have new capabilities so they can bunny hop and the driver can duck. Custom music tracks using a player's own music stored on their PS3 hard drive are available as are trophies (to unlock more Drivers and Vehicles) and camera angles are improved for crashes; vehicle damage is also improved.

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