Battle up to five friends online in this over-the-top vehicular mayhem racer!
User reviews: Very Positive (1,096 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 17, 2011
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Notice: Base game now includes the vehicles: Kitty, Nucloid and the Veteran and tracks: Death Area 8, Airplane Cemetery and Abandoned Sawmill.

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About This Game

Post Apocalyptic Mayhem lets you race and battle heavily-modified vehicles through numerous breathtaking tracks and lay waste to other racers in over-the-top vehicular mayhem. You can use special vehicle abilities to cause spectacular destruction to enemy cars as you fight and speed to victory. You’ll experience remarkable speeds, hilarious and violent weapons, reinforced vehicles and various exhilarating tracks.
The game offers various intense race modes to allow you to showcase both your driving and battling skills. PAM features an accessible physics-based driving model that allows you to sense the immense speed of all the post apocalyptic vehicles as well as feel every bone-jarring impact from both weapons and the tracks. Play single-player or battle up to five friends in online multiplayer mode.

Key Features:

  • Vehicles – PAM offers numerous post apocalyptic vehicles. All the Vehicles are heavily-modified and extremely menacing. All Vehicles are heavy-duty, reinforced and are able to take and give a lot abuse. The vehicles all look like they can quickly and easily travel over the newly scorched wasteland while effortlessly smashing other vehicle along the way.
  • Weapons – All of the vehicles have three unique and powerful abilities that they can use to severely damage opposition vehicles: one front attack, a side attack and a rear attack. A Player can receive these special abilities by picking up Special Ability Barrels that are placed throughout all of the tracks. When a vehicle runs over a Special Ability Barrel, the vehicle will gain that specific ability and the Player will be able to use it whenever they prefer.
  • Multiplayer – Intense Online Multiplayer racing for up to 6 players.
  • Environments – The PAM tracks will be able to give players numerous options while racing as well as create intense areas for the all important collisions. All Tracks will contain:
    • Awe-inspiring apocalyptic environments.
    • Various paths around certain areas of the tracks.
    • Funnel areas were players are forced to drive in close quarters with other vehicles.
    • Huge Jumps.
    • Numerous compelling and completely unique tracks.
  • Achievements – 35 Steam achievements to be earned and displayed proudly.
  • Online Leader Boards – Every kill, every race and every result will be recorded and uploaded to online leader boards for bragging rights and fueled competition.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows® XP/Vista™/7
    • Processor: Intel P4 3.0GHz or similar AMD
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 1GB available space
    • Video Card: nVidia GeForce 6800 Ultra, ATi Radeon X1800 XT or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c, June 2010 update
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c support
Helpful customer reviews
17 of 21 people (81%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
PRO:
+ Explosive lawn flamingoes
+ car combat games
+ Crazily modified cars to the death
+ Racing is not about finishing in first place
+ Leaderboard
+ Achievements
+ Multiplay


CONTRA:
- Only one game mode(aforementioned race)
- Extremely limited track selection
- Way overpriced
- Only six relatively different cars
- Three track options
- boring Singleplayer.
- ridiculously overpriced

CONCLUSION:
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is cool, but way too short.
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11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is one of those games where everything sounds good on paper, but the execution is lacking.

I guess this is supposed to be a racing game, but the arcade & challenge modes revolve around blowing up as many rivals as possible. This is accomplished by grabbing weapons off the track. Players can equip weapons for the front, sides, and rear. There's also a boost for catching up to the...mayhem. With a multitude of tracks and a variety of cars to drive, this game gets a pass in terms of content.

In practice though...ehhh...hmmm..oh uh well shoot. There's really no incentive for actually trying to race. The winner is determined solely by # of kills. At this point, why not just have a big arena? Make it a car combat game like the Twisted Metal series. Actually that wouldn't work because most of the weapons are designed for a racing game. It's a head-scratcher of the a design-decision, since it applies to the entirety of the single-player. There is a multiplayer mode for racing, but everyone is going to destroy each other anyway(or at least they would if anyone played this game online).

All that said, it isn't really a big deal. I'm just annoyed as hell because while playing the game I got hit with a nasty bug. At one point the game gets stuck on a loading screen. It stinks but it happens. I bring up the task manager, but the game pops right back up with its infinite loading. I try to bring up task manager again, and the loading screen comes right back. This freakin' game was trying to hold my computer hostage! I had to restart the PC just to get out of that mess. That little experience soured me on the entire game. As soon as everything was back to normal, I uninstalled this piece of crap with the quickness. I'm not saying it could happen to you, but what if it did? What...if...it...did?

I wasn't feelin' it anyway. The game isn't even compelling enough to grind out a few achievements for. The loading-screen bug was the 2x4 that broke the camel's back.
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
Such a great game, just needs more people to be online.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
I have played this game properly and got a few and ima just say this game is meh that is the best dscription i can give its not a bad game but its not a good game if you like games like mario kart with power ups and stuff but want it grittier then its good but it has a some flaws like the multiplayer is dead unless you can get a copy for some friends which is really fun but the single player is disgusting and way to easy the only way to get any diffuculty is to make it on hard difficulty but it has pretty good graphics and when u kill someone its satisfying and so is those DRIVE THROUGH THE DEBRIS!! moments so its like i said meh (sorry for bad english)
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
Not bad. Dynamic racing action, interesting cars and their weapons.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
unicorn car 11/10
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
Probably one of my all time favorite Real-Time Strategy games, the learning curve is not that big and it's a very "noob friendly" community.

The ammount of time you can commit to one game is amazing, when you think about it really.

Just like that song said "Only Fez 2 can save gaming now" -Kanye West
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
This game is great for quick bursts of fun.

Things that may put you off are the slightly floatyness of the cars and the price point.

£7 for what is essentially a game you may find on something like miniclip is ludicrous. Message me if you are interested in PAM for £1.50 (one tf2/dota 2 /csgo key)
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
22.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 25
Trying to mix things up is a commendable effort, but P.A.M. just comes off as a lazy attempt to revive a previously saturated genre. If there were more tracks and game modes, there could've been a much better game to speak of here. As it stands, Post Apocalyptic Mayhem is a ridiculously overpriced download that you should not waste your money with. 5/10
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
Really fun arcade racer. Worth the buy. :)
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Good game for Twisted Metal fans!
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
Vehicle carnage, Weapon Attachments and Powere ups? Brings back the good old gaming days.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
good graphic. good game play.
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
fun
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6 of 15 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 10
If only it was also a local multiplayer game.
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1 of 5 people (20%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
The name says it all.
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3.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
the game so fun. buy I think if have map for just war so not race, but 1 area where we can war or story with bot, its really fun...
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23 of 31 people (74%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
The game looks a lot better than I expected, it really captures that Post-Apocalypse feel. The game mechanics themselves are simple and the controls aren't the best but all in all I've had fun with PAM.
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19 of 24 people (79%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 31
It's a really fun game and definitely worth the buy when it's on sale!
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
Quite an amusing little game. It may be old and some stuff may turn you off from it, but I found it quite entertaining. The online play is very much dead, so that's bad. But the singleplayer hard mode is challenging enough to keep you entertained.
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