beach Buggy racing

Developer Vector Unit, the creators of a number of great mobile games, have just announced their next project called Beach Buggy Racing, which will be released for Android devices and Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets in August.

Beach Buggy Racing is a (sort of) follow up to a previous Vector Unit game, Beach Buggy Blitz, that was first released in 2012. This new game promised to offer up some wild and crazy off-road racing, with customizable vehicles that can be driven on 12 different tracks, with settings that will include "dinosaur-infested jungles, lava-spewing volcanoes, beautiful beaches, and mysterious swamps."

Even the characters that players can pick to drive the cars will each have special abilities that can give racers an edge over their competitors. Beach Buggy Racing will also support up to four players in split-screen multiplayer matches on one tablet or a TV-connected device. So far, there's no word on a price tag for the game.

This sounds like it will be a fast paced and entertaining arcade racing title, and Vector Unit certainly has a solid history of making this kind of game. What do you think about the prospects for this latest entry in the Beach Buggy series?

Source: Vector Unit

There are 9 comments

Suntan says:

Much rather have local multi player on multiple devices via wifi the way Mini Squadron does it. Split screen gaming is so 1994.


DocToxyn says:

Agreed, this kind of game screams for local multi-player. My kids and I really liked the previous version, hope this one brings as much fun.

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seanjenkins says:

Mario kart and goldeneye 64. The split screen heyday


Is that a red turtle shell I see in that question, sphere? ;)

bumpandrun says:

I enjoy beach buggy blitz, I may give it a try. However, I could care less about split screen!

rgao007 says:

I spot a Subaru Impreza WRX hatch copy on the left

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John-Smith says:

Basically. It's the rally car in the game.

MagentaFTW says:

Finally, something new to do with Beach Buggy. I've run Blitz into the ground at this point.

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1966cah says:

Agreed! That was one of my all-time favorite obsessions for a long time on my 2012 Nexus 7. I played it until I had every vehicle, upgrade, and achievement. Hands down one of the best free games ever made!