An awesome-looking destruction derby-themed game just emerged on my radar, never heard about it before today. Might as well detail my findings here for those interested in this type of game.....Gamespot just gave it a 9, Steam reviews are "Mostly Positive", and the PC Metacritic score is currently at 83. Apparently it came out of early access a few weeks ago.
I'm a huge racing game fan but I also love this sub-genre where there is a lot of destruction and this game seems like it has some great physics. This genre is under-represented on consoles....they have that Crossout Free 2 play game which I played a little but didn't think it was anything too great. Mad Max is awesome but it is not really a destruction derby type racer. I love OnRush and Burnout but there is no emphasis on the destruction physics, they just don't look as elaborate as they do in this game. Definitely keeping an eye out on this one
Wreckfest will COME OUT ON PC on JUNE 14! Brand new release features - new challenge mode with CRAZY NEW VEHICLES plus new paint jobs and quirky customization items. CONSOLE fans look forward to NOVEMBER 20! #Wreckfest#DriveHardDieLast@bugbeargamespic.twitter.com/SDb3OcvHbD— THQNordic (@THQNordic) June 1, 2018
Synopsis from Steam: "Wreckfest is a demolition derby themed racing game with soft-body damage modeling, sophisticated driving dynamics and in-depth vehicle upgrading, featuring both demolition derbies and more traditional track races. It’s all about fun, breakneck racing and over-the-top crashes."