Sneak Peak v2.0 Released!

Team Bugbear News

The response to our first technology sneak peek was so amazing that we decided to give the players even more cool stuff to have fun with and release a new version of the sneak peek! We have added new destructive machinery, more dynamic stuff to blow up, spectacular stunts and an awesome physics cannon that we use to play with …

Playable technology sneak peek available now!

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[av_video src=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXwDHGexoio’ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′] Although our Kickstarter campaign has attracted tremendous enthusiasm, during the last couple of weeks it’s become obvious that we are not going to meet our goal. Because of this we have decided concentrate our efforts on the pre-order campaign. A big thank you to all our supporters! We Finns are not used to giving up …

First gameplay video!

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This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for: we’re finally ready to show you some proper racing action on a dirt track! Here we are testing with a powerful rear-wheel drive car how our handling works on gravel, and we’re glad to let you know that it feels SUPERB! Thanks to our great physics, you really get the full …

Bugbear goes “retro flat-out”

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[av_video src=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XxMGIlAnqs’ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′] Hey, everyone! Since we’re currently running a Kickstarter campaign for our Next Car Game, we thought it would be a great time to share something very special with you. You can now download a prototype that we created over 10 years ago that has never been shown publicly. The prototype is a little rough around …

Got Multiplayer?

Team Bugbear News

In today’s blog update we’re going to talk a bit about multiplayer. It’s proven to be a very popular topic in our community, which is not surprising given that pretty much nothing beats giving your peers a proper beating in an old-fashioned, no holds barred derby match. We love that, and so do you! Needless to say, we’re going to …

Autumn vibes

Team Bugbear News

It’s autumn, the gorgeous time of year the Finnish nature is full of color. Our Environmental Art team decided to take advantage of that and bring their game outside, running around shooting plants while people gave funny looks. A lot of variety is required to create a believable game environment, and most objects that the player will be able to …

Interview with the first customer

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Very late on Friday, 30 August 2013, just moments before midnight, really, the pre-orders for Next Car Game went live here on nextcargame.com. Having just passed the 30% mark on the way to ten thousand pre-orders and the release of the sneak peek, we thought we’d reach out and get to know our first customer. What is your name or …

Upgrading upgraded

Joonas Laakso News

Upgrading your vehicles is something that’s often considered mandatory for any serious racing game. When we first started designing Next Car Game, we knew right from the get-go that we want it to have upgrading, but being gearheads ourselves, we weren’t going to be satisfied with just any kind of upgrading, hastily pasted on as an afterthought – we wanted …

Go behind the scenes for a car damage test drive

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[av_video src=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmQbUJiEax8′ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′] Another busy week! We’ve been hard at work on destroying cars. Specifically, how to make them break down in a more spectacular fashion. We really enjoy the work and put together this behind the scenes video of damage testing in progress to show you what it’s like. We hope you’ll get as big a laugh …

Steam Greenlight needs you

Joonas Laakso News

It’s Friday and we’ve been live for just a few hours short of a full week! This week has seen sales, publicity, a great deal of email from fans, customers, and press – and also some development on the actual game! We’re going to give you some cool behind the scenes stuff next week – there’s been a lot of discussion …