Off-road racing game due spring 2012 on XBL, PSN, and PC; 45 tracks, 12-player online support, and customizable vehicles included.
Polish developer Techland's most recent game, Dead Island, was released at retail and had players fending off a zombie outbreak on a tropical island resort. The studio's next game, however, won't feature undead or arrive on store shelves.
Today, Ubisoft announced downloadable off-road racing game Mad Riders, saying it will arrive on Xbox Live, the PlayStation Network, and the PC during spring 2012.
Mad Riders has players zipping around 45 courses spread throughout the globe, completing tricks, and competing against AI or human opponents.
Additionally, the game supports 12-player online races across three game modes and gives players a "large selection" of ATVs and buggies, which can be customized.
Mad Riders isn't the first off-road racing game Techland has developed. The studio was also behind 2010's Nail'd, which received a middling critical reception. Additionally, the developer created racing titles GTI Racing, Pet Racer, and Xpand Rally.
@aussiemuscle Yeah, except for EVERYTHING EVER DEVELOPED BY RAINBOW STUDIOS! Motocross Madness 1 and 2, ATV Offroad Fury 1 and 2, Splashdown, MX Unleashed, MX vs ATV series... And although not quite as good, I still really liked Pure.
@stziggy Too true. Its a sad day when I would rather buy a game published by EA than anything from Ubisoft. I won't be buying any other Ubisoft game until they reverse their stance on 'always on' DRM.
The thing that turns me off immediately is the fact Ubisoft is involved. If Ubisoft is having an off day, I won't be able to play the game I paid for. I'm done buying from Ubisoft. I urge all of you to do the same.
I agree with Barighm, Dead Island was great and all but it was chalk full of little glitches that most of the time arent a promplem. But overtime, they get to you...
A more polished Dead Island with wholesale improvements and design flaws ironed out? Now THAT is something to look forward to. Some racing game on Live? Blech.
I got to check this game out a few months ago when it was only called Project Haste: http://youtu.be/QqmKb0WVTlo...for those interested in seeing what has changed since then.
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