In a kind of brilliant move, O-Games is promoting its racing game by giving away copies of another company's racing game. Starting this Friday, November 12, the company will hold weekly leaderboard challenges in its PSN game Superstars V8 Racing. Each week's winner will receive a copy of Gran Turismo 5. This means, if you're way, way awesome at Superstars V8 Racing, this is a way to get GT5 for just twenty bucks -- the cost of V8 Racing. Complete details of the contest will be posted on the game's Facebook page.

Of course, there's a unique problem with offering Gran Turismo 5 as a prize. "Exactly when we can ship GT5 is anybody's guess," O-Games Greg Lanz said in the announcement of the contest. "But rest assured, we will send out prizes whenever it hits retail shelves."
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Win Copies of Gran Turismo 5 by Playing Superstars V8 Racing

$19.99 PlayStation®Network Title Rewarding Speed Demons with the Most Anticipated Racing Game of All Time

Twain Harte, California-November 10, 2010-O-Games, Inc. a publisher of family, social and sports video games and part of OG International LTD., announced today a new contest for players of Superstars V8 Racing, available now exclusively on PlayStation®Network in North America for $19.99. The Superstars V8 Racing contest will result in O-Games giving away 10 copies of Polyphony Digital's highly anticipated Gran Turismo 5 whenever it ships.

"Critics say that Superstars V8 Racing is a worthy investment and does more than just fill the void for all the racing fans waiting for the launch of Grand Turismo 5," said Greg Lanz, General Manager of O-Games, Inc. "Beginning next week and for the next ten weeks, we'll be challenging players of Superstars V8 Racing on PlayStation Network to various leaderboard competitions, and award winners a brand new copy of Gran Turismo 5. Superstars V8 Racing is the perfect game for racing fans to sharpen their skills as they wait for Gran Turismo 5, and what better way than to reward fans with a brand new copy of the game. Exactly when we can ship GT5 is anybody's guess, but rest assured, we will send out prizes whenever it hits retail shelves."

Weekly competitions will begin Friday, November 12, 2010, and all rules and regulations will be detailed on the Superstars V8 Racing Facebook page at the following URL: http://facebook.com/superstarsv8racing.

Players will need to stay tuned each week for updates on new weeklong in-game challenges that will pit players against racers across the globe for a chance to win brand new, full retail copies of Gran Turismo 5. An online connection will be required to compete, and players must also have a Facebook account and opted to 'Like' Superstars V8 Racing on Facebook.

Greg Lanz added, "For only $19.99, Superstars V8 Racing competitors get a brilliant racing experience with high performance cars, challenging tracks, and up to 12 player online multiplayer. Additionally, drivers have a chance to win one of the most-hyped racing titles of all time, Gran Turismo 5, with a retail value of $59.99."

Developed by veteran racing studio Milestone s.r.l., makers of premiere European racing franchise titles like the SBK: Superbike World Championship series and WRC: FIA World Rally Championship, Superstars V8 Racing is a feature-rich and disc-free retail racing experience that players can download straight from their homes, ushering in a new era of quality console titles that players won't find in stores! Delivering the intense competition of the track-based Superstars Championship to the United States, Superstars V8 Racing shifts gears between arcade and sim-style racing at the flick of a switch, offering players the best of both worlds in addition to a host of other features.

Be sure to check out the Superstars V8 Racing press site: www.reverbinc.com/ogames. Also be sure to become a follow and 'Like' Superstars V8 Racing on Facebook at www.facebook.com/superstarsv8racing where details on the Gran Turismo 5 giveaway will be available on Friday November 12, 2010.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.