Award-winning same-screen party racing for up to 16 players! Race brutal-cute aliens on exotic planets, using weapon powerups and physics-based vehicles to annihilate your competition in frantic round-based combat. Connect spare gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers.
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Mostly Positive (147 reviews) - 75% of the 147 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 23, 2016

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May 18

20% off Obliteracers, new update inbound!

Howdy folks! We've been slaving away at Varkian Empire HQ on our best PC patch yet that addresses a tonne of bugs, glitches and other ghosts in the machine that you guys have come across in your Twitch/YouTube streams. Keep the videos coming and we'll keep improving the experience for you! We'll roll out the update shortly once we've done some more testing to make sure it's solid as a rock, but in the meantime if you haven't got your copy yet, now is a great time as you'll save 20% off the regular price.

Stay tuned for our update and give us a holler in the Community Hub if you've got feedback or suggestions. Happy Obliteracing!

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March 29

Obliteracers Trading Cards! Om-nom-nom!



We heard you guys dig trading cards, so we got you an Easter present that's way more exciting than chocolate! You can collect trading cards now by simply playing Obliteracers. Get 'em in your belly! Happy trading :)

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Reviews

“Obliteracers is one of the most fun combat racing experiences I’ve had in years. It’s hectic, fluid, a blast to play and a treat for the eyes. The fact that it can easily support unusual control inputs, as well as the online multiplayer makes it even easier to recommend.”
95% – Softpedia

“This game is more about obliterating cute aliens than it is beating them in cheerful races. As it should be.”
NAT-Games

“There’s a lot to love about this game. The high concept, the visuals, the details of it. Mainly I’m just excited about the resurrection of a genre I once loved.”
GIGA

About This Game

Award-winning same-screen party racing for up to 16 players! Race brutal-cute aliens on exotic planets, using weapon powerups and physics-based vehicles to annihilate your competition in frantic round-based combat. Connect spare gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers.

Features

  • Addictive racing mayhem for all ages featuring brutal-cute aliens, exotic locations and absurd weapon powerups
  • Squeeze 16 local players onto the same screen using gamepads, laptops and smart devices as extra controllers
  • Battle friends and family on the couch, compete against others online, or play career mode solo against punishing bots
  • Highly customizable party game modes with dozens of gameplay modifiers and presets for endless variety
  • Simple controls for newcomers, with advanced strategies for veteran players
  • Round-based combat ensures quick respawns and allows drop-in drop-out play

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit
    • Processor: AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHZ, Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTS 450, Radeon 5750 1 GB
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or higher
    • Processor: AMD Six-Core CPU, Intel Quad-Core CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 650 Ti, HD 7790
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard
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Mostly Positive (147 reviews)
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loktar
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
Pretty fun game, similiar to blaze rush, however one pretty neat feature that sets it apart is the ability for anyone to join and use their tablet or phone as a gamepad.
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Its Opa
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
I like exploding stuff
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shadowid60
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
I am unable to launch the game. UE4 Redistributible installation package fails after removing all previous Microsoft C++ Redistributible installation packages.

Unable to play game, refund requested.
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Grimwolf
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 4
THIS GAME IS CRAP!!! I was hoping for a "Mario Cart' like game. Not slideing around, no camera focus, game that had no form or function. Was like bumper cars with a race attached to it. A friend bought it for me and now I am hoping I can get it refunded for him. DO NOT BUY THIS GAME!!! IT IS CRAP!!!
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Bilk
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
Fantastic game that takes the MASHED concept and really builds on it.
Extremely fun and well made, with really nothing to gripe about.

But there is nobody online.

Honestly, for the price - it's not worth it unless you have 15 friends to play with. Hopefully a sale will come and this will get a renewed vigor - at which point, I'll happily change this review. But I can't honestly say the singleplayer is worth £10.99 by itself.
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bdott2016
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
This game is fantastic, however, the phone controller needs a rework. Maybe add in tilt control or a better joystick
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Lucien Lachance
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
Definately not a Kart Racer, hopefully people will not make the same mistake as me. I failed to do the research before buying and was displeased by the camera view in game play.I also disliked the controls. I felt like I had little to no control over my character at times. So if your looking for a more traditional racing game, I would suggest Sonic all stars.
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Yodalicious
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
An amazing game, the charcters are great, I'm not really good at it but it's good entertainment anyway. 10/10 :D
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=[AtF]= Gimmy Kibbler
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
My friends and I are super into couch co-op games. We love Blaze Rush and when I found this, it looked amazing. We lasted about 6 minutes before we were all over this game. The camera is downright terrible, even for trying to get 4 people to race together. I can't imagine trying to fit any more on the screen. The actual car handling is simply awful. The turning felt either far too touchy, or downright unresponsive. This game might be worth it at a $5 price point, but $15 was asking too much. This was my first Steam refund. If this game LOOKS fun, save yourself some time and go check out Blaze Rush instead. It's everything you're probably looking for.
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MonkeyJug
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
One of Steam's most under-rated games. A true hidden gem that got lost in amongst all the over-saturated garbage. Tragically overlooked. A game that should be on everyone's local party playlist!

50% Micro Machines
40% BlazeRush
10% Mario Kart

100% FUN!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
I like exploding stuff
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 27
Pretty fun game, similiar to blaze rush, however one pretty neat feature that sets it apart is the ability for anyone to join and use their tablet or phone as a gamepad.
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57 of 63 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 29
If you think I missed something in my review feel free to tell me
I will update my review if I find more

Obliteracers

Obliteracers is a racing, action, and possible friendship ruining title that is very fast-paced. I will add a TL;DR at the end.

Gameplay

Obliteracers can be classified as a racing title however it is more of a chaotic free-for-all than anything else. You get to choose from a selection of 16 racers in local or online modes and are limited to the character Sarge in the single player career mode. This is chaotic as you can play modes where you try to barely survive, kill everyone else or stay in front and let your ignorant competitors give you points by destroying each other. Obliteracers also has something which is absolutely amazing and that is 16 player local games. You can connect through gamepads, laptops and smart devices using them as controllers. If you die do not worry you can still lock on and fire rockets to help people or get revenge against the one person who dared go against you, then realize that next round he only wants to kill you and no longer cares about winning. You can also create games from a selection of 33 modifier, 3 presets for mixtures of modifiers, 3 saveable mixtures and 12 maps. Obliteracers is easy to pick up and play and even has a drop in and drop out feature, it’s easy to grasp and fun to master. It even has a preset if you are playing with friends who are new to the game to give losing players bonuses. Overall a great game to play with friends for sure and seems to hold a mixture of Wrecked Revenge Revisited and Mario Kart to create a fun and destructive game.

Graphics

I am a fan of Mario Kart and this games graphics remind me of it as they are cute, innocent,and colorful. That is until you collect your first weapon powerup and it becomes a deathmatch. The music is innocent and upbeat to help keep you in the mindset to have fun.

Pros/Cons

Pros

+ 16 local player games
+ Game involvement even after death
+ Fast-paced and quick rounds
+ Easy to learn
+ Great amount of replayability
+ Modifiers

Cons

- Small amount of players online currently
- Easy to get eliminated at the beginning (as much fun as it is to use rockets it’s also fun to race)

Suggestions

Here are some suggestions I feel would improve the game

- More racers
- More maps
- New methods to attack racers after death

Final Thoughts

Obliteracers is a great party game and I cannot wait to try it the next time me and my buddies hang out (there is usually around 8-12 of us so great to have up to 16 in the local game!). I was always a fan of Mario Kart but this is Mario Kart subtract the laps and add the battle mode into the racers. It is a mix of Mario Kart and Wrecked Revenge Revisited done amazingly well. Combining the best elements of both games to create a great party game to play and enjoy with friends or even play alone.

TL;DR

Obliteracers is a great party game and has up to 16 player local games. Mix some great elements on Mario Kart and Wrecked Revenge Revisited to be awarded with Obliteracers. Overall easy to pick up and has a great amount of replayability especially with 33 game modifiers.

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50 of 60 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 24
I've been waiting for this game since the Steam XMAS sale brought it to my attention, its pure unadulterated mayhem. You will be cursing out random cartoon drivers none stop.

This isn't a traditional racer, or much a racer at all to be honest. If you want Kart action this isn't your game, I repeat there is very little actual racing. What this is a FFA murderfest though that has driving as the medium. It's generally played as Deathmatch or Last Man Standing, where you keep respawning, you get kills/points by destroying and knocking people off the map or lasting the longest, there isn't a difference other than looks in the Racers, everybody goes the same speed turns the same etc etc.

If you want a game you can turn on and blow some steam this is great, I cant speak for how well the local multiplayer works, but I was playing with about 10 people online an hour after the launch, depsite having racers from Russia, Britain, Canada, Germany(host) and the USA, it was still respectably playable with 100-200 ping. Did I slide off the course a few times because of the lag the odd time? Yes. You forget about it 20 seconds later because another round starts and the game is just awesome.
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62 of 82 people (76%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 23
This game is a 16 player ♥♥♥♥ show. It's amazing.
Think speedrunners meets mario kart.
That's it, you've got it.

also, after you die, everyone's combined inputs for a reticle to attack any one player.
get 15 friends with 15 phones and a projector.
and probably some beer...get beer.

That's a good time in the making.
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37 of 45 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 24
Obliteracers is a very fun, fast-paced racing game.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYHIB0ydRjw
The game controls like most kart racing games, except you all share the same camera. Similarly to Speedrunners, if you fall out of the screen border, you die. However, you can also be killed by weaponry.
There are multiple weapons that allow for strategic play. Mines, slippery liquid, homing missiles and fire out of your sides.

You have the ability to bring up a shield at any time, that will negate any damage you take, but slow you down while you use it. You also have the option to hold up your shield as you drive into a weapon pickup, which will heal you, but in turn destroy the weapon. It's a nice trade-situation that allows you to choose.

My favourite game-modes are the ones where you don't respawn until the next round. This means the race gets more intense as you play. When you are dead, you have the option to skip to the next round if only bots are in play, or aim a crosshair and shoot at any racers you want. This allows you to kill someone who is doing better, to even the playing-field. The interesting thing is, if multiple players are dead, you all control the SAME crosshair. So you're all battling over who to kill, it's quite hilarious.

I should mention how great the multiplayer is by the way. You can play up to 16 players. Bots or humans. With a keyboard, controller or even a smartphone. The system to drop in a new player is quite seamless, and even allows for local & online play at the same time.

There's a career mode if you want to play through something alone, although there isn't really anything that interesting to it in my opinion. It's the same as versus mode but with a bit of funny text at the beginning, and it cycles through maps and game modes.

Something pretty fun is you can activate modifiers for races, which keeps things interesting like doing reversed controls, or the people losing are a bit faster.

Overall, it's a fun racing game with a very nice art style. I love the characters, the world and the gameplay is quite a blast if you have some people to play with!
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29 of 35 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
91.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 24
I usually don't buy or play racing games, so I want everyone to understand exactly where I'm coming from when I write this review.

Obliteracers is great, hell, it's freaking fabulous.

I've been looking for a party game that I could play with my friends or with people online for a while now, and after playing this, I know I've found it. 16 player, drop-in drop-out multiplayer, scream at the monitor hilarious mayhem.

I love that smartphones can be used as controllers (more games need this, get on this other developers, license this tech for your games!) and it only takes an hour or two of practise to get a handle on it, (I recommend going 1-1 with a beginner bot on an Endurance style game using the "relative" controller layout until you get used to it).

The music suits the game perfectly, it's fun and upbeat, like the game. The community I played with on launch day were great, applauding rivals wins and laughing at the chaotic carnage (but please if you are playing with a mic, use headphones to cut out the feedback, we thank you). ;)

And the game modifiers, wow, so many options. Try the combination of, no pickups, drift gift, pinball, ice skating and the floor is lava on Survival, most insane fun I've had in ages.

If you are looking for a party, or a kart style game, you should get this one, I highly doubt anyone would regret dropping the asking price (less than $20 aussie dollars) on this excellent game. This will be the game I gift to friends for their birthdays this year (if you are my friend, forget you just read that).

Would (and will) obliterate cute alien racers again. 10/10
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38 of 57 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 26
I don't really get how this game did recieve so many positive reviews, because it has some obvious problems and they are crucial.

First and major problem - 80% of the time you are literally gonna watch someone playing and oh boy if it isn't fun. There are plenty of game modes, but most of them split races on rounds in which 60-80% of players die in first 4 seconds.

"So play in another modes" - you would say, but here is another problem. On a third day after release there are less than
10 people in online. There is literally nothing to play. (not game's fault, but its a multiplayer title so you get the point),

Lack of content. The soundtrack is enjoyable at first and annoying after 20 mins of game session. There are only 4 racers (with some recolors, so they say "16") to chose. Maps look different artistically, but the tracks feel the same.

And at last - the controls, I've played on 360 controller and its pretty personal opinion, but it's not that fun to play it. They just don't feel smooth and then you add a mess, which usually happens at races this problem becomes really frustrating.

The only way I see that game being worth a purchase - to serve an option to play when you have a party at home.
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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
Look.

People are saying stuff about the camera and whatnot (maybe the controls.)
But it's a party game. The camera HAS to be like that.

Sure, It can be annoying. But that's how it has to work. Splitscreen is annoying, and this game is good for parties.

Oh yeah the music and the levels are great. I can't wait til this game takes off.

EDIT: i'm making this a progressive review. If you aren't sure about buying this, this review is probably your resort. So, read along, buyer.

2/29/16: You'd think that 16 players in one game will be horrible. No WAY! the bots are fun to play with in 16 person mode! It's mayhem (in a good way)!

1/3/16: The music isn't repeatative. The racers are unique. Gosh, i still love this game. I just played some of the same map for a while. Didn't notice!

3/3/16
A match daily is like an energy booster. 10/10
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18 of 22 people (82%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 15
Obliteracers - Party Cart Racing on PC
Full Review

Jazzy beats. Colorful levels. Codgy old racers. This is fun little racer with an aura of charm around it. Enjoyable cart racing and destruction in single player and online. A very well designed and built game, that is challenging in large groups. Fans of arcade racing with a humorous twist will love Obliteracers. My only caveat is the mobile device controls. Don't rely on them very much. Very difficult to control this way, although a nice idea, and players with real controllers will have a clear advantage.

PROs

- Great graphics, weather effects, and level design.
- Jazzy soundtrack, old grumpy racers... just need a cane!
- 16 player versus and a great single player campaign

CONs

- Mobile controls need work, very hard to play this way
- AI is not challenging in small groups.
- Get lost in the crowd super easy.
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