If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Thrillville sequel unearthed

Activision goes Off the Rails.

Activision has confirmed it will be publishing Thrillville: Off the Rails in Europe.

It's an sequel to last year's theme park simulation that will be appearing on Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PSP and PC. Frontier Developments will be handling the majority of development again, with DC Studios queuing up to build a DS version.

A European date is yet to be announced, although those of you in the US should expect it in October.

The glitz and glamour of Off the Rails comes from 20 new super-rides - the type your parents would probably scoff at and then force you on to see how right they were in the first place. You'll be able to jump across roller-coaster tracks and plough through rings of fire - you couldn't do that in their day.

Alongside all this will be over 100 missions, 34 multiplayer parks, and a host of tweaks to conversations and management tips.

Thrillville appeared on Xbox, PS2 and PSP last year to mixed reviews. It was squarely aimed at the family-fun market with its quick-fix mini-game fun and over-the-top presentation - close even to party-game territory. We quite enjoyed it but it lacked the polish and depth to keep us coming back for more. Head over to our Thrillville review to find out why.

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Robert Purchese avatar

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

Comments

More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch