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A New Gravel Trailer Appears, Plenty of New Footage

Discussion in 'Other Racing Games' started by Paul Jeffrey, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Introducing the latest trailer release from 2018's Milestone developed Gravel Videogame.

    Announced, hyped then ignored, Gravel has had a topsy turvy start to life since coming to public attention back in March. Since then the game has been delayed to sometime in 2018 and many have been left wondering exactly what is happening with this new off road arcade racer from Milstone.

    Thankfully signs of life over at the Italian studio have begun to surface in recent weeks, with a kick started 'Developer Diary' series shedding some light onto the inner workings of what looks to be a half decent lightweight fun racer, and now to whet the appetite yet further we have ourselves a brand new trailer, which can be viewed in all of it's Unreal 4 glory below:


    Released in time for the Gamescom video game industry event, the new one minute plus trailer allows us yet another peak at the varied types of racing and landscape due to come to this Forza Horizon esq racing game.

    Using Unreal 4 as the base game engine it is in no doubt that Gravel will be a visually appealing title when it eventually releases next year, and with some pretty decent licences already alluded too by the developers (hearing Porsche are in the game amongst others), perhaps it might just be too soon to write this off as an off brand Forza Horizon type experience, and embrace the potential for Milestone to have produced a potentially rather solid arcade style off road racing game.

    Stay tuned for more information on the development progress of Gravel as and when it becomes available..

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    About the game:

    Gravel is the ultimate off-road experience, an extreme racing game that will let you pull out amazing stunts in the wildest places on the planet! Pure fun, spectacular scenery and no-holds barred competition in many offline and online game modes.

    Take part in the wildest show on the Gravel Channel web TV, travel around the world to discover the wide variety of environments and defy the Masters! Enjoy four different disciplines throughout your Career as a star of the off-road racing – Cross Country, Wild Rush, Stadium and Speed cross –and live the driving experience with the most powerful vehicles on any type of terrain.

    Cross Country
    Huge areas with different layouts, perfect for competing in checkpoint races in the most evocative landscapes. Run through a waterfall with the aurora borealis as backdrop or try the right grip in the largest deserts in the world

    Wild Rush
    The wildest locations where you can compete in lap races. Unique environments with natural obstacles that will force you to race your way through the slopes of a mountain, on paradise islands, and through masses of debris and quarry rocks.

    Speed Cross
    Races set in the most beautiful tracks in the world. Real-world tracks, from Europe to America, where you can show your skills in incredible jumps and chicanes.

    Stadium Circuit
    Real and fictional arenas, full of jumps and spectacular layouts!



    Gravel is scheduled to release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC during 2018.

    Check out the 'Other Racing Games' sub forum here at RaceDepartment for more discussion on Gravel and many other racing titles across both console and PC.

    Looking forward to Gravel? Do you think the game will be a success for Milestone? Interested in seeing how Unreal 4 works in a car racing game? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
  2. Rob

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    Stay AWAY from the console! :laugh:
     
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  3. Filip Carlén

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    I mean, maybe it'll be a good arcade racer? Doubt it, but would be nice if it was, if it is any good I wish for splitscreen, seams like a perfect game for that.
     
  4. Matthew327

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    Looks like Milestone are finally accepting that simulation just isn't their strong side. Could be a decent fun racer.
     
  5. xnorb

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    If that's FUEL 2017 i'm a happy panda :)
     
  6. er185

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