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'Road Redemption' is the spiritual successor to 'Road Rash'

By Shawn Knight ยท 20 replies
Sep 19, 2014
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  1. Steam Early Access is now offering the opportunity to purchase Road Redemption, the spiritual successor to Road Rash that blends Road Rash-style gameplay with next-gen graphics, physics and online play. If you were a fan of that franchise, you'll probably...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,601   +1,888

    Very educative for the youth. I can only hope one of the authors get the kind of road treatment to feel the effect of the game in person. That'll be spiritual too.
  3. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 349   +131

    I loved road rash! Though I played on the PC. So much fun!
  4. Spykezxp

    Spykezxp TS Addict Posts: 294   +73

    I for one am looking forward to this game being released. I enjoyed playing Road Rash when it came out in 1991. I won't purchase it until it is completed, but do enjoy seeing the progress they've been making with the "Re-make". Wish more companies would hop on the "re-make" bandwagon and re-make some of the classic games people have requested.
  5. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Evangelist Posts: 327   +185

    I downloaded this months ago and wasn't able to play it. It basically requires a gamepad to be playable. Have they sorted out getting the xbone controller on PC yet?
  6. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,044   +206

    Steam shows you do not have to use a gamepad, I just bought it, can't wait!
  7. Road Rash was a fun game at the time, however Road Redemption doesn't look impressive to me. The graphics are sub-par, which I can deal with, however the driving mechanics look awful. Too bad companies don't release demos anymore, I'll have to torrent it to try it (before buying it).
  8. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +113

    Really? Why exactly do you wish the developers to be injured or killed for just making a game?
  9. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,601   +1,888

    The ideas of making games about violence all come from the lack of imagination and responsibilities. A good and responsible person should create things to improve on the reality, not to make it worse. Especially when it comes to kids who take things very literally, they go and do what they see on the screen.
  10. havok585

    havok585 TS Booster Posts: 153   +26

    That's a load of BS, every second there are millions of kids playing violent games ( COD, BF, CS, etc.) I dont see killing sprees coming from them on the streets these days, maybe you do? ROFL
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  11. Pinkie Pie

    Pinkie Pie TS Booster Posts: 70   +30

    What do you mean? I remember playing Super Mario Bros. as a kid and I was always running around in the woods eating wild mushrooms and stomping on poor little turtles. That game almost ruined my life!

    Seriously though, I can't believe people are still whining about violent games and claiming they make kids act that way in real life. That is such ridiculous nonsense. I really hope this guy is just trolling but either way wishing harm on someone simply for making a video game is really disgusting.
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,408   +3,419

    So many people in denial! It takes a borderline insane person to even develop head-shot games, much less play them. It is walking a thin line playing these game when talking about killing someone would land you in jail. I would even go so far as to say we live in a two-faced culture over the thought.
  13. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +113

    Don't you find it a tad hypocritical that you want some sort of violence happen to a developer for making a violent game?

    What they need to do is have the ESRB tighten up on the rating system. Too many kids can buy mature games. Another thing is that parents need to buy age-appropriate games for their kid and not buy them mature games just to shut up the kid's whining about it.
  14. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,245   +414

    lol I played road rash for years as a kid and didn't turn into some crazy on the road as an adult relax VitalyT :p
  15. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,044   +206

    Yes, so soon we forget the roving bans of motor cycle maniacs this games predecessor "Road Rash" created in the 90s! Remember the 0 to .001 people a year who were killed in motor cycle melee combat? Take heed now lest we revive the hellish mad maxian decade known as The 90's. !

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  16. Jamesbrah

    Jamesbrah TS Enthusiast Posts: 60   +12

    You should stop posting. Almost every videogame revolves around violence. This does not translate into kids doing the exact same thing they see on screen. If this were the case? All children would be rampaging murderers. It's lighthearted entertainment based off an original game in the 90s.
  17. Prosercunus

    Prosercunus TS Booster Posts: 145   +21

    I loved playing Road Rash on my sega genesis and I haven't hurt anyone in my life including animals. Ok fine, I have killed hundreds of flies over my life.
  18. Slick2500

    Slick2500 TS Rookie

    Video games cause violence huh? Spoons make people fat. Flys cause garbage.
  19. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,601   +1,888

    So, the violence prevails, according to your post, so let's give it up. Might as well take cops from the streets while you're at it, 'cos what's the hell... even if kids do it... - The kind of thinking that gets you f####d for life, until the day you may or may not wake up and tell the difference between the right and the wrong...
  20. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,601   +1,888

    The way in which I remember it, some actors, like Mel Gibson, has only been good at playing savages on screen, nothing else, really. That kind of sets apart a good story from Hollywood's rebels and the insane.
  21. erickmendes

    erickmendes TS Maniac Posts: 300   +105

    Hey @VitalyT... Take a break and relax man... is just a game.

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