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GearGrinder

Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing
Publisher: GameFactory Interactive / Russobit-M (EU), Headup Games (US)
Developer: Targem Games
Release Date: Sept. 17, 2009

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'GearGrinder' Sets Euro Date - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2009 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT

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Buckle up and enjoy fully motorized mayhem with GearGrinder, the new incarnation of an underrepresented genre of arcade racing action. Take full control of your powerful truck, mounted with the most devastating weapons available, malicious mines and more nifty gadgets, and complete over 45 versatile and thrilling missions, leaving a trail of devastation wherever you go. Need something extra? Just transform your vehicle from combat to racing mode, deploy your jet engine and smile at your opponents while they watch your taillights disappear in the distance. With destructible race environments ranging from shabby industrial circuits and cramped city tracks to the most gorgeous countryside, multiplayer modes for up to 8 players (LAN) and a thrilling story about a lot of money, hunger for power, corruption and friendship, GearGrinder will trigger the surge of adrenalin every man needs at regular intervals…

Features

  • Adapt to any situation: Transform your truck from racing to combat mode in an instant
  • Countless primary and secondary weapons, mines, engines, structures and other tuning options to unlock
  • Including mini games for great stress relief: Slalom, Bowling, Arena and more
  • Multiplayer modes (LAN) for up to 8 players

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