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Trailer Hot Wheels Unleashed "Skyscraper" trailer, screenshots, second gameplay environment revealed

VysePSU

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Milestone has released a new trailer and screenshots for Hot Wheels Unleashed unveiling the “Skyscraper” gameplay environment.

In contrast to the first environment, the rusty and dark “Garage,” Skyscraper is based in a construction site where verticality takes center stage, and includes tracks set on three different floors of the building under construction.

The trailer also unveiled six new vehicles out of the over 60 available in the game at launch. The new cars are Bump Around, Mountain Mauler, Sandivore, Boom Car, Buns of Steel, Fast Gassin, and Motosaurus.

Hot Wheels Unleashed is due out for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam on September 30.

Watch the trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.








Not gonna lie, the boosting made me think of MotorStorm. It looks pretty decent.
 
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Cravis

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I am just not feeling this one at all. Seems it’s getting pushed harder than it would in any other year just due to the drought we’re having.
 

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They should let you replace the motor sounds with just different kids going, "Vrrrrrrroooooooooommmmmmmm...."

Looks fun. Sort of basic racing mechanics (and there's big draw-in at 1:15 that I hope is eliminated in the final,) just sort of line driving with a powerslide system and some boosts and a few shortcut systems, but it's cute and it's fast. I'm interested in seeing how the Track Builder functions.
 

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The mid-air steering on that boost jump made me think of Excite-trucks, which is one of the most criminally underrated arcade racers, IMO.

I have no nostalgia for the cars themselves, but the game looks fun so far.
 
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Excess

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So this is basically the Forza Hot-Wheels DLC as a full game. Looks like a wholesome game for kids. Neat.

imokwiththis.jpg
 
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Do kids even play with these anymore? I think it's solidly aimed at middle aged men.
Do kids still play with Hotwheels? Of course they do, maybe just younger than you think. My son played with them a ton up until he turned 6 or so.
 
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Lupin3

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Tracks look way too wide. Lacks intensity. But hey... "pre-alpha".

Could still be fun to play with the kids.
 

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OK, now that's more like it! All the trailers so far have just shown regular tracks with loops (which doesn't seem to matter much since your car defies gravity) and some jumps, but the wind machines and the track divider are nice obstacles that could really mix up a race.

Looking forward to what can be done with this game in the Track Builder mode...
 

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OK, now that's more like it! All the trailers so far have just shown regular tracks with loops (which doesn't seem to matter much since your car defies gravity) and some jumps, but the wind machines and the track divider are nice obstacles that could really mix up a race.

Looking forward to what can be done with this game in the Track Builder mode...

The track editor is the part that really interests me. I hope they have a share/matchmaking system with player generated content.
 
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CamHostage

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The track editor is the part that really interests me. I hope they have a share/matchmaking system with player generated content.
Sounds like it does have some of that.

CREATE THE SHAPE OF YOUR TRACK​

Waiting to host your races are enormous interactive environments with their own distinguishing features, where every object can become an integral part of the track.
Unleash your creativity with the most exciting track editor ever! Build your track by taking advantage of what surrounds you, and create amazing layouts inside and outside the race course. Bend and stretch the iconic "orange piece", add loops, special boosters, obstacles and special elements to make an incredible amusement park for your races.
Share your craziest creations online and try those of other players.

 
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Made by Milestone the folks behind MotoGP.

Oh God, i spent so much time with moto GP as a kid. Those guys still around?! This actually has me even more interested.

Edit: nevermind, sorry. I thought of stunt GP lol.
 
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