Juiced

Juiced

Does this street racer offer a refreshing change of pace or will it be pipped to the post?

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Juiced

Juiced

Pure or concentrated?

Nine months is a long time. Enough time for your football team to be relegated, enough time to spring a new human being screaming forth into the world, and enough time for the average Eurogamer staffer to have reviewed 180 games; at least half a dozen of which are competing for the same pocket money that Juiced is aiming to snaffle.

In the last nine months there has been an almost unprecedented surge of blisteringly high quality racing titles released: any game trying to compete with the likes of Forza, Gran Turismo 4, Burnout 3, Midnight Club 3 and Need For Speed Underground 2 has basically got its work cut out right from the beginning. Throw in cheap (but still relatively recent) back catalogue like TOCA Race Driver 2 and Project Gotham Racing 2, and also-rans like Street Racing Syndicate and Enthusia and THQ has a mountain to climb.

Taking the Acclaim

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The Juice on Juiced

We catch up with Juice Games' Don Whiteford.

Getting Juiced onto the shelves hasn't been the smoothest of rides. Poised for release in early September 2004, the game's publisher Acclaim dramatically went bust literally days before it was due to hit the stores and the future looked bleak for Juice Games.

Juiced

Squeezed out just in time for E3.

Normally when a games publisher goes tits up - as one-time US giant Acclaim did last September - the chaos that ensues ensures most of their products crash and burn, as developers go unpaid, lose focus, and often themselves fall victim to the liquidators desperate to salvage something from the wreckage.

Juiced website launched

Juiced website launched

Get more info about THQ's new street racer from the new official site.

A new website is up and running for Juiced, THQ's forthcoming PC, PS2 and Xbox racer.

Head on over to juiced-racing.com for game details, screenshots, trailers and a selection of lovely wallpapers to download. Plus you can find out more about the parts manufacturers involved with the game. We're promised competitions and further additions to the site in the future, and a community site is also planned.

Juiced is billed as "the only racing simulation that totally immerses you in the lifestyle and culture of the real street modding scene." You start out with nothing and have to race your way to the top, earning new cars and tweaking them to perfection as you go.

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Juiced

Acclaim gets back on the track with a street racer from the makers of Lamborghini.

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