Mndsm MegaDork
June 12, 2018 9:01 a.m.

Have you seen this? Have you heard about this? /leno....

Wreckfest is a game developed by bugbear entertainment,  known for games like flat out, Sega rally revo, and ridge racer unbound.  This game started development years ago as a tech demo called "next car game". I first caught footage of it about 4 years ago on YouTube,  and the collision and damage physics blew my simple mind. I've been patiently waiting for a console release since about 2016 when I first found it was rebranded as wreckfest. Checked recently, and its scheduled to hit xb1 November. As a giant fan of anything demolition derby related, and classic games such as destruction derby, test drive eod, and the flat out series....I'm stoked. Like it needs to be November. Screw e3, this is my grail.  Bay area buggs has been playing it since forever on PC and had piles of footage, and mostly isn't annoying. Check it out. 

failboat UberDork
June 12, 2018 11:40 a.m.

I have it on my Steam wishlist. Like you said it is available now on PC in its current early access state. 

Daylan C SuperDork
June 12, 2018 12:21 p.m.

I've seen it's supposed to drop on xbone eventually. I'm definitely buying it when it does. Looks like they just made Flatout 1 again in the best way possible. 

RevRico UberDork
June 12, 2018 3:23 p.m.

Should be full pc release in the next week or so.

Finally watched some races on YouTube. Haven't seen the mystical harvesters, but the figure 8 and demo derby look good. 

Guess it's as close as I'll get to a new test drive: Eve of Destruction, and I'm good with that. 

 

Mndsm MegaDork
June 12, 2018 3:40 p.m.

Daylan- November 20th it hits console. 

 

Rico- I haven't seen it yet either. Up until now, every single video out there has been early access/beta. I imagine as it goes full release, we will see the mythical combine. 

Daylan C SuperDork
June 12, 2018 3:50 p.m.

Do I smell GRM combine racing league? 

RevRico UberDork
June 12, 2018 3:52 p.m.

I'm hoping for school bus figure 8 and demo derby myself.

Spec combine could be fun though

Daylan C SuperDork
June 12, 2018 3:54 p.m.

We'll run it like a triathalon.

Mndsm MegaDork
June 12, 2018 5:20 p.m.
RevRico said:

I'm hoping for school bus figure 8 and demo derby myself.

Spec combine could be fun though

It may have been a mod, or something not yet acknowledged,  but I have seen footage of school bus racing. 

 

I would be 40000% in on a grm demo derby league. 

RevRico UberDork
June 12, 2018 10:35 p.m.

I saw lawn mower demo derby in career mode. 

Yes, I do believe this will be the new Xbox grm winter sport game

Mndsm MegaDork
June 13, 2018 4:42 p.m.
RevRico said:

I saw lawn mower demo derby in career mode. 

Yes, I do believe this will be the new Xbox grm winter sport game

Lawnmower demo derby? Sold!

TheRX7Project Reader
June 14, 2018 10:30 a.m.

I'm more than likely in. Saw some ads for it on the BaceFook and YouTube, and reminds me a lot of the old Destruction Derby games which I thought were awesome. It better have some good online!

bluej UltraDork
June 14, 2018 11:55 a.m.

Woah.

Super noob question: Can you mix console and PC for the league?

RevRico UberDork
June 14, 2018 11:57 a.m.

In reply to bluej :

Don't know yet. Maybe. Microsoft has been really friendly with cross play lately, but not sure if the company behind the game is up for it. 

Mndsm MegaDork
June 14, 2018 12:20 p.m.

In reply to bluej :

It's all up to bugbear at this point. 

Mndsm MegaDork
June 15, 2018 8:56 p.m.
RevRico UberDork
June 15, 2018 9:09 p.m.

In reply to Mndsm :

That out of the way, here are some highlights from the launch update:

  • Four new challenge vehicles including a Harvester and a School Bus!
  • New fun customization parts as well as wicked paint jobs for all vehicles.
  • Updated career progress with new unlocks, car rewards & challenge events.
  • Overhauled user interface and art for many screens.
  • New Countryside Demolition Arena.
  • New rocking songs and in-game music.
  • An EPIC amount of improvements and fixes.

I forgot what whiny little E36 M3s steam commentators are but damn happy to see it.now only 5 more months till console release.

Wonder if my laptop will run it...

Mndsm MegaDork
June 16, 2018 8:43 a.m.

In reply to RevRico :

I'm thinking the same thing. I'd buy it twice. I have enough xb1 controllers to leave one for the laptop. 

Tony Sestito PowerDork
June 20, 2018 9:28 a.m.

As someone who preordered Test Drive: Eve of Destruction, I'll be all over this game. It looks great!

I had Flatout and Flatout 2 for the OG Xbox, but I found them unbalanced and sometimes frustrating, but they were still pretty fun. This should be good.

EDIT: I just noticed that there are 2nd Gen Trans Ams. surprisesurprisesurprise

Mndsm MegaDork
June 20, 2018 12:03 p.m.
Tony Sestito said:

As someone who preordered Test Drive: Eve of Destruction, I'll be all over this game. It looks great!

I had Flatout and Flatout 2 for the OG Xbox, but I found them unbalanced and sometimes frustrating, but they were still pretty fun. This should be good.

EDIT: I just noticed that there are 2nd Gen Trans Ams. surprisesurprisesurprise

Come play with us......

Tony Sestito PowerDork
June 20, 2018 3:12 p.m.

In reply to Mndsm :

Once the XB1 version comes out, I'll pick it up for sure. I don't think I have a PC that can run this (or any other recent games for that matter) otherwise I'd be all over it!

Mndsm MegaDork
June 20, 2018 3:21 p.m.

Yeah, I'm waiting for xb1. My gaming laptop is several years old and mostly broken. 

The0retical UltraDork
June 20, 2018 3:33 p.m.

Lawn mower derby. Say no more.

Mndsm MegaDork
June 20, 2018 4:54 p.m.

In reply to The0retical :

And theres a combine. 

Daylan C SuperDork
June 20, 2018 8:54 p.m.

This come out just before my birthday. It's like they were thinking of me.

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