TMRzoo.com/ – HOLLYWOOD, CA, July 11, 2008 – Hollywood Boulevard and The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel are about to be the next virtual playground. Gamers will soon be careening through the city of Los Angeles, street-racing style, as Rockstar Games is bringing its mega-popular Midnight Club racing franchise to Hollywood, featuring prominent landmarks throughout the city including the famous Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.
“We’re very excited to be a part of such a fun digital world like Midnight Club,” says Chris Orr, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hollywood luxury hotel. “I’m really looking forward to seeing our beautiful hotel in HD as I zip by in my digital 1969 Ford Mustang 302 Boss.”
After selling over nine million units of four previous worldwide bestselling titles, Midnight Club is bringing the most detailed representation of Los Angeles ever to a video game console. Coming out in Summer, 2008 on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, Midnight Club 4: Los Angeles will show off the city’s “best of” on racetracks designed to maximize the excitement for gamers everywhere.
The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel will appear in digital form at the corner of Highland and Hollywood Boulevards, showing off its distinctive canopy and signage. In addition to day and night cycles and traffic patterns, famous landmarks like the Hollywood Sign and historic streets as the Sunset Strip and Hollywood Boulevard have also been faithfully rendered in stunning Next-Gen graphics. With dozens of major car manufacturers participating and a premier soundtrack, the game will be published under the Rockstar Games label and will be rated Teen. For more information on Midnight Club 4: Los Angeles, visit http://rockstargames.com/midnightclubLA.