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MotorStorm: Pacific Rift ‘Looking Good!’ Photo Competition

Alex Armour's Avatar Posted by Senior Manager, Public Relations

MotorStorm Pacific Rift

With the MotorStorm: Pacific Rift version 1.01 game update, we launched a new and improved Photo Mode to enable you to take even more stunning pictures of your brutal off-road experiences.

Now, in an exclusive competition on, we want to give you the chance to show off your best snaps in superb style.

We want your best shots using the improved photo mode that capture the brutal thrills of race action and the savage beauty of the island. The more action packed the shot the better.

The 20 best pictures will each be considered for inclusion in one of our future updates as a loading screen image (with your PSN Online ID signed on it as the credited creator), and the photographer will also win a MotorStorm t-shirt!

Imagine how sweet it would be to start up a race, with your friends sitting around on the sofa, and seeing your photo displayed (with your name on it) on the loading screen before the race!

To make your mark in your favorite game and to take your place in MotorStorm history, either post up to three of your best pictures into the competition thread on the forums or email them to, with “MotorStorm Photo” in the subject field. Please ensure that each photo is named after your PSN Online ID (such as “MusterBuster_01.jpg”). Also please indicate that you are submitting from North America as we will be selecting 20 winners from Europe and 20 from North America.

To submit a photo:
1. Pause the game and take a photo using Photo Mode.
2. Export the photo from your Gallery (in your Garage) to your XMB.
3. Transfer the photo from your XMB to your PC (and email it or host it on a website and post it in the competition thread).

Your entries must reach us by 11:59 pm pacific time on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to be eligible. You must be 16 or older to take part. Further terms and conditions are listed below.

Terms and Conditions

    1. The Competition is open to residents of the United States and Canada ages 16 or over except employees of the Sony Computer Entertainment companies, their families, agents or any other person professionally connected with the Competition.

    2. Maximum of 3 photos may be submitted per household.

    3. All entries must be received by 11:59 pacific time on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 (the “Closing Date”).

    4. Winners will be notified via email within 28 days of the competition Closing Date and must respond within 28 days of receiving the notification to claim their prize.

    5. Please click here for further terms and conditions.

Add Your Own

Sla-Mori said:

March 16th, 10:03 am

Any word on a EU version?
Awesome Competition, but I thought the news was about extra Trophies, but its fine.. Love the game and cant wait for the first DLC!

Sla-Mori said:

March 16th, 10:05 am

Sorry, Should read better just saw that you guys are holding one for the EU gamers! Thanks Alex, more dev’s should hold these kind of competitions that force the community to interact with you ” the developers “

Kenshin71 said:

March 16th, 10:07 am

What would be even sweeter would be a tournament mode similar to Wipeout’s so that players don’t have to return to the lobby after every single race.

enewtabie said:

March 16th, 10:12 am

Good idea. I could use another Motorstorm T shirt.

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 10:17 am

i MUST have a motorstorm T shirt lol, i;ve been looking to buy 1 but couldnt find any , not even in amazon or ebay

lakaiHIGH said:

March 16th, 10:21 am

thats a great idea guys! i wish my favorite racer (Wipeout HD) had a competition like this… wink wink, nudge nudge :)


JoE5005 said:

March 16th, 10:23 am

Man, I was hoping the Motorstorm news would be about DLC. Damn…

Still a cool contest!

Zezzler said:

March 16th, 10:25 am

ooh. sounds interesting. I will definatly enter this cometition. i would really like to see some Home support from motorstorm in the furute. eh?

jayyy91 said:

March 16th, 10:31 am

Did I just read what I think I read?

“The Competition is open to residents of the United States and Canada”

YAY! Canadians finally get in on a contest!
Nice work Sony! Maybe I’ll go pick up this game now…..

NashTheSlash said:

March 16th, 10:35 am

Some of my favorite shots are pre-patch. Are those eligible?

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    March 16th, 11:27 pm

    Go ahead and send it in. If they like it, they like it!

cowboyd21 said:

March 16th, 10:38 am

MS is a great game guys keep up the good work . when are you guys introduced any more trophies ?

omnilaw said:

March 16th, 10:38 am

I love this game but I haven’t popped it in for a while, but I’ll check out the new photo mode, been wanting to for a while.

Is there any chance that this game will be getting youtube uploading?

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 10:49 am

if you dont have a computer you cant enter the contest??? how do you transfer your files from the ps3 to a mac??? and plz evo sell the Tshirts to all motorstorm fans not just 20 , i’d gladly buy more than 1

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 10:51 am

i just wished i could do this directly from my ps3 lol

Enforcer_X said:

March 16th, 11:01 am

@12 and 13
You transfer your files to a Mac the same as a Windows machine since a Mac is still a PC (Personal Computer)
The PS3 only reads Fat32 format drives and Mac OS will also read a Fat32 format Drive, so copy it off to a flash drive or Fat32 external hard drive.

I think you can upload photos from the PS3 web browser but I have not checked this theory so don’t hold me to it, but try, go to photobucket or photo host of your choice and try to upload a photo.

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 11:08 am

ok thanks Enforcer_X

JoeDuke4 said:

March 16th, 11:12 am

Awesome! But doe this mean that we wont get DLC till after the contest is over at March 31? Please we need it NAO!!

smokey_vols said:

March 16th, 11:14 am

Wow, this is one of the coolest competitions i’ve ever seen. They let you get into the actual game itself, very cool.

starBlinky01 said:

March 16th, 11:22 am

are you guys going to add video recording support? For maybe youtube or something?

Because that would be so kick ass I would love you forever.

Ackers11 said:

March 16th, 11:24 am

Same as no. 10- can you use photos pre patch 1.02?

I sent mine in anyways

Sneeches said:

March 16th, 11:29 am

This game is a piece of crap!!!!!!!! Can’t wait to see it in the reject bin at my local walmart.

Enforcer_X said:

March 16th, 11:34 am

Yeah and +1 for the shirts! =)


March 16th, 11:54 am

You should’ve included Mexico in the North American contest :(

Skynetonline said:

March 16th, 11:58 am

awww thats so freaking kool!!!

norm01 said:

March 16th, 12:02 pm

I love the photo mode in Motorstorm: Pacific Rift. I hope I win!!! ;)

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 12:08 pm

yay i sent my first photo already two more to go lol

shortA said:

March 16th, 12:17 pm

This sounds amazing. KInda sucks I can’t send in older photos though : /

ThreeLeggedFreak said:

March 16th, 12:23 pm

When are you launching the Motorstorm Home Space?

Zookey said:

March 16th, 12:24 pm

Sounds fun!!!! Can we use photos we took in the old photo taker too?

Jeigh said:

March 16th, 12:29 pm

Kind of annoying that there are so many extra steps there. Would’ve been nice to see some sort of “upload to the developers”-type function.

Blkant said:

March 16th, 12:48 pm

What about the DLC? :(

remanutd5 said:

March 16th, 12:51 pm

and home space too Blkant lol

Thrasher20 said:

March 16th, 1:25 pm

If I only had this game… argh!

motorhead85021 said:

March 16th, 1:33 pm

Is this the first title to support the new screenshot mode?

That’s pretty sad if you ask me. What was to be a great added feature is practially worthless.

MobileTone said:

March 16th, 3:16 pm

Resistance had the first photomode (online only)
anyhoo, entered a copy of photos to the comp’
PR is growing on me as a break from Killzone2

Mastroall said:

March 16th, 3:35 pm

BattleField BadCompany has a screenshot mode…

lando786 said:

March 16th, 3:41 pm

This will be fun.

just0325 said:

March 16th, 4:24 pm

Yeah a PICTURE competition… how about you have a racing tournament instead because last time I checked this was a RACING game? Or better yet how about you wipe the Time Attack leaderboards clean and work on some DLC so I actually have a reason to play this game again.

IceReign said:

March 16th, 4:41 pm

This is a cool contest i would love to have my pic in the loading screen.

darkwonders said:

March 16th, 8:28 pm

Hmmm. This has me intrigued. I think I’ll try for some pics this weekend.

YungShep said:

March 16th, 8:57 pm


Just quit now…I’M TAKING THE NUMBER # 1 SPOT!!

CrusherX said:

March 16th, 10:03 pm

I spent hours and hours taking photos and they were awesome! I got ninja kicks, fire-breathing monster-trucks, 5-people crashes and much more..I even used a photo editor on my PC. But I live in New Zealand.. :,(

YungShep said:

March 16th, 10:12 pm

I could use those pics :)

joostin said:

March 16th, 11:59 pm

Winning this contest! Next MS update expect to see my name ladies!

Phenom_Evolution said:

March 17th, 2:06 am

This competition is also open to residents of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Visit to find out how to enter.

Netweb said:

March 17th, 11:44 am

What about DLC?

digitalpowershot said:

March 17th, 3:40 pm

What about EUROPE?

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