This artifact is an activator of the most powerful and the most dangerous weapon in the human history. This weapon was found at the alien space shuttle, crashed several millions years ago and discovered at our time. The secret mission of delivery is covered by the legend of the experimental rally using the newest off-road vehicles armored with the modern weapon types. But inspite of the main plan, the information about this secret action was disclosed to the major terrorist groups and the usual rally turned into the real survival rush. In accordance with the circumstances the mission can't be canceled. The artifact is to be delivered. At any price.
The main feature that distinguishes "Artifact rush" from other is the unusual car control. Player firstly has to put his route at the map and wait while his opponents do the same. Then the main task is to defend agent's vehicle and destroy the enemy's cars, because now the car is driven by autopilot. Each level (mission) have a supply base than can be used by player to upgrade the vehicle, armor and weapon.