The seemingly insatiable THQ Nordic has announced the acquisition of yet another beloved, but regrettably dormant gaming IP. This time around, it's classic (and notorious) vehicular smash-'em-up Carmageddon's turn to join the publisher's rapidly swelling ranks.
Carmageddon: Reincarnation was due out next week but now it's due out next month.
Gory vehicle smash 'em-up Carmageddon: Reincarnation leaves Steam Early Access and launches proper on 23rd April 2015, developer Stainless has announced.
The release version of the game includes a career mode, which consists of 16 chapters. Each chapter has three or four events, making for a total of 50. There's also multiplayer for up to eight players.
Here are the event types:
The rebirth of violent driving game Carmageddon is finally nearly in our hands.
Stainless will now give Carmageddon: Reincarnation backers the game and all downloadable content following a backlash.
Carmageddon: Reincarnation launches on Steam as an early access title during the first quarter of 2014, Stainless Games has announced.
Remember Carmageddon: Reincarnation? It was a successfully Kickstarted, modest reboot of Carmageddon for PC, Mac and Linux. Originally it was due out, well, nowish, although development was extended at Christmas time.
Newspapers had a field day when the original Carmageddon video game was released on PC in 1997. Cars smashing into people, ripping them apart, great torrents of blood flooding car bonnets?
Mac and Linux versions of Carmageddon Reincarnation are confirmed after its Kickstarter ended with 156 per cent of its target raised.
UK studio Stainless Games had asked for $400,000. It ended up with $625,143 after 30 days of campaigning.
In addition to a copy of the game backers receive rewards ranging from t-shirts to posters, miniature models of the game's cars to a chance to appear in the game as a pedestrian. The top tier reward was to become one of the game's driver characters with a custom car of your own design. This reward sold out, with all three places taken up by backers who were willing to give $10,000.
The Carmageddon: Reincarnation Kickstarter is funded.
The original Carmageddon PC game and Splat Pack expansion are heading to GOG.com, developer Stainless Games has announced.
A full-scale, "all bells and whistles", triple-A Carmageddon game is the "ultimate goal" of series creator Stainless Games.
Carmageddon creator Stainless Games has signed up to speak at Rezzed: The PC and Indie Games Show this summer in Brighton.
Carmageddon: Reincarnation, a planned revival of the infamous '90s vehicular combat series, has turned to fan-funding site Kickstarter to get off the ground.
Original Carmageddon developer Stainless Games has reacquired the smash and crash racing IP.
The Carmageddon reboot that emerged last week is an independent project, a new report claims.
Square Enix may be about to unveil a brand new Carmageddon game.