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Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Racing
Developer: Gampires
Release Date: May 4, 2012

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'Gas Guzzlers' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT

Gas Guzzlers is a fast-paced addictive combat racing game played from the behind the car camera perspective and features many different vehicles, weapons, upgrades, on-track bonuses as well as distinctive and astonishing environments.

Player starts with low performance vehicle and gradually works his way up by earning money in a series of challenging races. Along with developing his driving and fighting skills, player has to invest his hard earned money wisely to grab the chance for driving on the road to glory.

It catapults players into a stunning recreation of various challenging environments where fierce competition ravages their will to survive and win. Players will use the powers of the gas, tyre and engine to be faster, be stronger and be quicker than their competitors, in an attempt to move up with their car and weapons. Gas Guzzlers is the first game built on Pandora Studio's new state-of-the-art game engine „PranaEngine“

"Bringing the Gas Guzzlers to passionate virtual drivers has been a big step for Gamepires team and effort on making impact on perception of racing games," said Andrej Levenski, Technical Director of Pandora Studio. "We are very excited to bring this adrenaline racing to gamers while also trying to push racing experience to another dimension" added Tomislav Pongrac, Creative Director of Pandora Studio.

In Gas Guzzlers, real environments have been put in the realistic 3D environment where players start with less than adequate machine for racing. Competitors are stalking the streets and leaving the road in chaos, it's surfaces in flames. Set in a world of roadracing where drivers are not solely reliant on engine and tyres, but also on powerful arsenal of guns and ammo, Players are empowered to use road as a virtual playground and become the ultimate weapon.

Gas Guzzlers will also include150+ miles of tracks and many car upgrades, maps set across recognizable locations throughout the world and built upon the next gen „PranaEngine“ technology. This gives gamers a fresh setting with an emphasis on fast paced addictive gameplay which allows players to strategize, attack and defend from above and below.


Singleplayer mode gameplay includes more difficulty levels and various events / challenges that player unlocks while progressing through the game.

Vehicles in the game are divided into separate classes. Game events and challenges are adapted accordingly to the specific vehicle class. Each class includes several unique vehicle with its advantages and disadvantages. Although the main aspect of the gameplay is based on arcade and fun to play style of driving, speed of progression largely depends on proper selection of appropriate vehicles, weapons and upgrades. Vehicles can be upgraded in different ways depending on the personal needs and desires. Each car upgrade significantly affects the final performance of vehicle and can give a player advantage in the crucial moment. Vehicle have distribution of damage and can be completely destroyed during the race or repaired fully afterwards.

The game supports the MES (money economy system) that controls the distribution of money depending on the class, event or difficulty of the game. Each upgrade costs and the player must wisely invest earned money to get the best performance for his vehicle. Races are run on more than 150 miles of tracks under different weather conditions and times of day.

The player unlocks new tracks, vehicles and weapons while progressing through the game. In addition to the standard upgrades there are on-track bonuses that a player can pick up during the race. These bonus elements introduce the factor of unpredictability in the game itself. Players have at their disposal several unique weapons that can be upgraded on a similar principle as the vehicle itself. In addition to customizing the weapon through upgrades, player can choose from several types of ammunition and make his weapon even more deadly than before. Gas guzzlers includes many challenging opponents and unique end level bosses and features unique type of humor that adds additional value to the game.


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