Test Drive Unlimited News

Atari: Eden Games "has not closed"

Confusing reports, publisher has sin.

Eden Games, maker of Alone in the Dark and Test Drive Unlimited, "has not closed", owner Atari has clarified - and Test Drive Unlimited 2 support isn't in jeopardy.

More Test Drive 360 content

Five cars, a bike and a freebie.

Atari's coughed up a few more cars for fans of Test Drive Unlimited on Xbox 360. Five supercars and a motorbike await you on Xbox Live Marketplace, along with a few Holden Efijy Concept car.

Test Drive 2 in 2008?

Atari fends off rumours.

Atari was unable to confirm or deny rumours this morning that Test Drive Unlimited 2 is in development and due for release in 2008.

Premium cars for Test Drive 360

And a Hardcore Mode.

Last Thursday's news... today! Or, rather, more Xbox Live updates that we were too busy to mention last week. So: Test Drive Unlimited has been boosted by the addition of a new car pack (including a freebie taster car) and a new "Hardcore Mode" that gives owners of the Microsoft Wireless Racing Wheel incentive to plug it in again.

Test Drive PS2 trailer

Test Drive PS2 trailer

Get out of my way, you squares.

Those of you hanging around Eurogamer TV, wildly attempting to catch a glimpse of tank-topped Johnny Minkley, may well have noticed a new Test Drive Unlimited trailer.

The video shows off the PS2 version, released here on 16th February, stitching together scene-after-scene of law-breaking and reckless driving.

The game itself features over 1000 miles of Hawaiian road to burn-rubber on, either on or offline. With 30+ famous manufacturers included there's a wealth of cars to chose from and personalise, as well as houses and garages available to buy.

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New cars for Test Drive 360

Along with a patch.

Still playing Test Drive Unlimited? Then you might be interested to know that Atari and Eden Studios have released some more content for the Xbox 360 version.

Cars galore for TDU 360

Launch pack debuts, more.

Test Drive Unlimited fans can finally get their hands on the free "Launch Pack", which weighs in at 20MB and consists of two cars.

Test Drive patch coming

Test Drive patch coming

Plus server upgrades.

Eden Studios, Atari and Microsoft are working on a patch for Test Drive Unlimited, aimed at fixing a number of issues discovered since the game came out on Friday on Xbox 360.

Although the game's ambitious multiplayer ideas have held up well in our experience, apparently that's not the case for all, and Eden says one of its goals is to increase server capacity within the week to sort out performance, Clubs problems and connection issues.

Headline issues to be fixed by the upcoming patch include one that loses the player's progress and has resulted in the E-trade system being suspended. That's a bug, but other problems - like Club invites getting lost, "TDU server unavailable" messages and the difficulty in finding friends - are apparently down to server saturation at peak times, and should be fixed when capacity is upgraded.

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New cars for Test Drive

But no sign on UK Live yet.

With Test Drive Unlimited now available in the US and Europe, Atari has released a pair of new cars to celebrate - but you can't download them over here yet.

Atari's Leipzig line-up

TDU, NWN2, AITD, etc.

Atari has announced its line-up for the Leipzig Games Convention, headlined by playable versions of Test Drive Unlimited and Neverwinter Nights 2.

Atari promises Test Drive DLC

And a nice low price on 360.

Atari's planning to release downloadable car packs for Test Drive Unlimited on Xbox 360, starting six weeks after launch.

Get your car in Test Drive

Hurry up, voting's started!

Atari's "Want To Be A Car Designer?" contest has entered the polling phase - so time's running out if you fancy getting your own dream car design into Test Drive Unlimited, which is due out later this year.

Test Drive 360 E3 demo

Plus PSP, PS2 versions due.

Atari's planning to release a playable demo of Test Drive Unlimited for Xbox 360 during E3 this year - and has announced that PS2 and PSP ports will line up alongside the 360 and PC versions when the game comes out in the autumn.

Test Drive Unlimited for PC

X360 exclusive no more.

Atari's confirmed that Eden Studios' forthcoming Xbox 360 racer Test Drive Unlimited will also be released on PC, as was hinted back at the publisher's Go Play event in October when we took a look at it.

New Test Drive Unlimited trailer

New Test Drive Unlimited trailer

Exclusively on Eurogamer.

Eurogamer has acquired an exclusive new trailer for forthcoming Xbox 360 racer Test Drive Unlimited - and it's now available for download.

We've got some exclusive screenshots, too, featuring some of the shiniest bonnets you ever did see.

As you'll know if you read our recent preview of the game, TDU features more than 100 cars, over 1000 miles of road and more online options than you can shake a gearstick at.

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