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Up until now, Bugbear Entertainment has focused on tuning Next Car Game's gears rather than its name, including tweaks to its Early Access build that has already collected $1 million. The team has taken a pit stop to choose an encompassing decal for the side of their racer however, and their winne...

October 4th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Next Car Game has earned over $1 million on Steam since its pre-alpha version arrived on Early Access this month for $29.99. The sales mark came from one week of activity on Steam and the game's pre-order site. The racing game comes from FlatOut series and Ridge Racer: Unbounded developer Bugbear...

January 30th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Next Car Game is the next game to pop up on Steam Early Access, meaning one and all can pay $25 to test drive Bugbear's breakneck racer - and eventually get the final version, of course. According to Flatout studio, the currently available build is pre-alpha, and features two cars and three tracks...

January 15th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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FlatOut and Ridge Racer Driftopia developer Bugbear Entertainment released a video showcasing its damage modeling system in Next Car Game, an upcoming racer for PC platforms the studio is independently crowdfunding via online pre-orders. Sensitive viewers be warned: the demonstration above is bas...

September 16th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Bugbear Entertainment is independently crowdfunding Next Car Game, a smash-em-up, derby-style racing game due out in early 2014 for PC, and possibly headed to next-gen systems if the campaign raises enough money. Bugbear is a Finnish studio responsible for the FlatOut franchise and Ridge Racer: U...

September 4th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Ridge Racer usually breaks ground by being a launch game on ... pretty much every platform ever. Now it's innovating by adopting a new model, free-to-play, and bringing it to a new level of silly nomenclature by calling it "free-2-drift."Ridge Racer Driftopia, developed by Ridge Racer Unbounded's B...

April 11th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Finnish game studio Bugbear Entertainment, original developers of the FlatOut series and Ridge Racer: Unbounded, began teasing its next racing game today. Under the working title "Next Car Game," the teaser trailer above shows off a chaotic demolition derby using in-game footage.According to the d...

February 23rd 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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You know Ridge Racer, right? It's that arcade racing stalwart that occasionally revives itself for a new platform launch or awkward update, but consistently delivers drift-heavy, if not somewhat stale, racing mechanics? Or maybe you know it like I do, as a game to occasionally obsess over, to rep...

October 13th 2011 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Ridge Racer Unbounded, the newest entry in Namco Bandai's ever-present racing series, has historically played its cards fairly close to its chest. Little has been revealed about the racer since it was first announced back in February, and ridge-racing veterans have expressed concern over the dec...

August 21st 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Ridge Racer Unbounded breaks with series tradition in more than subtitle and attitude. The above trailer introduces the "City Creator" feature, allowing players to lay out their own environments. And then smash into them head-on.

August 11th 2011 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai Games VP of marketing, Carlson Choi, describes Ridge Racer Unbounded as "very different from the Ridge Racer you've come to know." if you've ever bought a game console at launch, you've probably come to know Ridge Racer very well, and you'll easily recognize the face of Reiko, the fran...

February 4th 2011 at 12:01pm 0 Comments