X360, PS3, PC Friday, May 8, 2009 | 12:37 PM

FUEL images and trailer

FUEL images and trailer

Codemasters is showing off the Epic races of Fuel with these images and trailer. Looking nice.


Epic Race Event trailer

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Commented on 2009-05-08 13:05:42
FuelStorm Motorpure: Pacific Shift 2
Commented on 2009-05-08 13:07:12
This trailer seems to have built up my excitement for this game again. I started to get distracted by all the negative comments people were posting but now it just looks like plain, simple off-road (mostly) fun. Obviously with trailers of this type they've gone and pasted together the best parts and left out any dull moments the game might have but hey, I was interested before anyway.

Assuming at least average reviews before release day I'll be giving it a shot.

edit: and if samhain81 is at least half right it means the game should be half decent, what with Pure being a good game and Motorstorm being an abomination. It's about time a game came along to make up for it.
Commented on 2009-05-08 13:48:53 In reply to DDRMidian
Posted by DDRMidian
This trailer seems to have built up my excitement for this game again. I started to get distracted by all the negative comments people were posting but now it just looks like plain, simple off-road (mostly) fun. Obviously with trailers of this type they've gone and pasted together the best parts and left out any dull moments the game might have but hey, I was interested before anyway.

Assuming at least average reviews before release day I'll be giving it a shot.

edit: and if samhain81 is at least half right it means the game should be half decent, what with Pure being a good game and Motorstorm being an abomination. It's about time a game came along to make up for it.
pretty much sums up what I feel for the game.
Commented on 2009-05-08 16:53:56
hahaha looks f*cking horrible, like every codemasters game recently. How the hell are they still in business? For example that car dropping to ground ath the beginning looked so bad in gfx/fysics wise, I laughed out loud.

In the quest of making the shittiest racing game possible, "dirt" was great attempt, only "GRID" is more shitty than that. At least thats what I thought untill I saw this. Been racing game fan since before you were born and I dont know should I cry or laugh to this.
Commented on 2009-05-08 17:01:45 In reply to sdry
Posted by sdry
Been racing game fan since before you were born and I dont know should I cry or laugh to this.
In which case you should be more impressed than most. Sounds to me like you just have dreadful taste.
Commented on 2009-05-08 17:16:52
Looking good. Just need to know if there'll be a demo and if it'll actually make it out May 26th still or get delayed. I think it's odd that they don't show the release date at the end of the trailer, especially considering how close it is to it's current target date.
Commented on 2009-05-08 17:28:31
it looks ok...but if they dont do anything beyond just racing, i really dont see much point in creating such a huge world?

hopefully it has some awesome smugglers run styled multiplayer modes in there. even if it was just a glorrified game of tag, capture the flag and keep away.
Commented on 2009-05-08 20:47:28 In reply to sdry
Posted by sdry
Been racing game fan since before you were born and I dont know should I cry or laugh to this.
I doubt that very much my friend unless you were playing games like pong when it first came out like I was.

Each to their own also, I've been playing racing games going all the way back to Pitstop and Pole Position. GRID and DIRT weren't that bad, ok for a bit of fun but not a patch on GTR, Forza 2, rFactor, GT, GTL etc.

I think I will probably pick up FUEL if it's half decent.
Commented on 2009-05-08 22:23:39
Codemasters will get my money but not for this game ...
Commented on 2009-05-08 22:32:04 In reply to sdry
Posted by sdry
hahaha looks f*cking horrible, like every codemasters game recently. How the hell are they still in business? For example that car dropping to ground ath the beginning looked so bad in gfx/fysics wise, I laughed out loud.

In the quest of making the shittiest racing game possible, "dirt" was great attempt, only "GRID" is more shitty than that. At least thats what I thought untill I saw this. Been racing game fan since before you were born and I dont know should I cry or laugh to this.
Awesome, someone who can tell what makes a great racing game.

This looks like one more Codemasters racing game, except it lacks the graphics, lol. And I get a feeling someone will comment something like "go play your boring simulations", and it's not about that, it's about fun physics/handling--regardless of if they are arcade or simulation. Even the most arcade of games should add some sense of weight to a car.
Commented on 2009-05-12 13:51:42 In reply to DigitalOrgasm
Posted by DigitalOrgasm
I doubt that very much my friend unless you were playing games like pong when it first came out like I was.

Each to their own also, I've been playing racing games going all the way back to Pitstop and Pole Position. GRID and DIRT weren't that bad, ok for a bit of fun but not a patch on GTR, Forza 2, rFactor, GT, GTL etc.

I think I will probably pick up FUEL if it's half decent.
same here. so funny when little kids (sdry) brag of how much they know about gaming . I only play open wheel in GRID and there's nothing better out there (especially not sony's dismal attempt of a f1 game) at the moment.
Fuel will also be a first day purchase because it looks what this kind of game ought to be, fun. for realism i take out my 315bhp roadster and go to the race track.
Commented on 2009-05-13 17:48:35
I like Grid, personally. Got it on PC and 360, love it on both.

This looks like my kind of game anyway. I know it sounds sad, but I like World Racing (the one where you could only ever drive Mercs), because I could go wherever I wanted (World Racing 2 had Egypt, which was wicked for driving up the pyramids and rocketting off the other side). That's the only thing that pisses me off about PGR, is that I see these other streets in the game, but I can't go down 'em!!! Invisible walls too are a real pet-hate. There's just no excuse for it.

<RANT OVER>!

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