Bugbear goes “retro flat-out”

Team Bugbear News

[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

bugbear_wp_admin News

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

bugbear_wp_admin News

[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 …

Week one. Fight!

Joonas Laakso News

Thank you all for the great start to the Next Car Game pre-order campaign. We’ve had a ton of traffic on the site, lots and lots of discussion on the forums – and a wave of new people joining in – and obviously sales! Watching that bar on the frontpage climb higher is my new favorite pastime/obsession. Youtube If you …

Welcome to Next Car Game!

Joonas Laakso News

We are really excited to finally show you our “Next Car Game”! We’ve been working on it for over a year now and it’s going to be great taking it to the finish line with you guys. Please join the discussion on the forums and let us know what you want to see. We will be updating this blog with …