Battle up to five friends online in this over-the-top vehicular mayhem racer!
User reviews: Very Positive (1,023 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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Buy Meridian4 Complete Pack

Includes 63 items: Gumboy - Crazy Adventures™, RIP - Trilogy™, Vigil: Blood Bitterness™, Tank Universal, Space Trader: Merchant Marine, Penguins Arena: Sedna's World, Larva Mortus, Obulis, Chains, Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Crash Time 2, Greed: Black Border, Gumboy Crazy Features, RIP 2 Strike Back, RIP 3: The Last Hero, Avencast: Rise of the Mage, Chrome, Chrome - SpecForce, Future Wars, Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes , Post Apocalyptic Mayhem, Scratches - Director's Cut, Still Life, Still Life 2, Syberia, Syberia II, Wasteland Angel, Post Mortem, Grotesque Tactics 2 – Dungeons and Donuts, Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood, Post Apocalyptic Mayhem: DLC - Chaos Pack, Stellar Impact, Stellar Impact - Support Ship DLC, Stellar Impact - Carrier Ship DLC, Stellar Impact - Artillery Ship DLC, Frontline Tactics, Frontline Tactics - Sniper, Frontline Tactics - Close Quater Combat Soldier, Frontline Tactics - Medic, Frontline Tactics - Woodland Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Ninja Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Desert Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Snow Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Tiger Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Golden Guns, Syder Arcade, Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead, Return to Mysterious Island, Return to Mysterious Island 2, Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy, Dracula: The Resurrection, Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary, Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon, Haegemonia: Legions of Iron, Haegemonia: The Solon Heritage, Iron Storm, Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, Salammbô: Battle for Carthage, The Egyptian Prophecy: The Fate of Ramses, The Cameron Files: The Secret at Loch Ness, Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness, Selknam Defense, Space Hack

Buy Meridian4 Complete Pack

Includes 61 items: Gumboy - Crazy Adventures™, RIP - Trilogy™, Tank Universal, Space Trader: Merchant Marine, Penguins Arena: Sedna's World, Larva Mortus, Obulis, Chains, Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Crash Time 2, Greed: Black Border, Gumboy Crazy Features, RIP 2 Strike Back, RIP 3: The Last Hero, Avencast: Rise of the Mage, Chrome, Chrome - SpecForce, Future Wars, Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes , Post Apocalyptic Mayhem, Scratches - Director's Cut, Still Life, Still Life 2, Syberia, Syberia II, Wasteland Angel, Post Mortem, Grotesque Tactics 2 – Dungeons and Donuts, Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood, Post Apocalyptic Mayhem: DLC - Chaos Pack, Stellar Impact, Stellar Impact - Support Ship DLC, Stellar Impact - Carrier Ship DLC, Stellar Impact - Artillery Ship DLC, Frontline Tactics - Sniper, Frontline Tactics - Close Quater Combat Soldier, Frontline Tactics - Medic, Frontline Tactics - Woodland Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Ninja Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Desert Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Snow Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Tiger Camouflage, Frontline Tactics - Golden Guns, Syder Arcade, Holy Avatar vs. Maidens of the Dead, Return to Mysterious Island, Return to Mysterious Island 2, Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy, Dracula: The Resurrection, Dracula 2: The Last Sanctuary, Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon, Haegemonia: Legions of Iron, Haegemonia: The Solon Heritage, Iron Storm, Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, Salammbô: Battle for Carthage, The Egyptian Prophecy: The Fate of Ramses, The Cameron Files: The Secret at Loch Ness, Necronomicon: The Dawning of Darkness, Selknam Defense, Space Hack

 

Recommended By Curators

"Underrated multiplayer racing game and is often cheap. If you can get some friends together to play you will have plenty of fun!"
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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 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
It's a really fun game and definitely worth the buy when it's on sale!
Posted: August 31
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20 of 26 people (77%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
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.
Posted: July 4
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
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.
Posted: June 22
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.4 hrs on record
Personally, I really like PAM- yes there isn't much content, but what there is, is a fun little racing game with some combat. Yes, there aren't many cars or tracks, but you can still have a lot of fun with what is actually here. I'd say that the game is worth it, if it's on sale, but you should probably hold off until then- it fairly regularly goes 90% off- that makes it less than £1- you could get a little racing game for less than the cost of a bottle of pretty much any drink anywhere- it's your choice, but I'd recommend this with its DLC- less than £1 and I'm sure you could get at least an hour or two of fun out of it- I did.
Posted: August 25
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
I wish I had a neutral review for this, because I'm not overly excited about the game, nor am I terribly ♥♥♥♥ed at it. In fact, I quite like this game.

Let's start with what I like:

There's a nod-off to Breaking Bad (You get to use the RV as a driving option, and it kicks ♥♥♥)
There's a nice variety of cars, with an equally nice variety of weapons, and feelings to them.
The music is damned good.
The tracks aren't extremely linear, and there's a good amount of shortcuts, and alternate routes. There are a few re-skins, but they're winter themed, so it's not exactly a money-grubbing ripoff.

What I don't like:

Handbrake = Car flip button. No powersliding here, cheif.
Lack of modes. This got me the most, I kinda wanted something like a demolition derby bowl race. There's only two modes. Play through all the maps until you fail mode, and single race mode.

I guess some kind of progression, and upgrades system would also be nice, but I'm not too fussed. Overall, though, this game is well worth the money.
Posted: August 26
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146 of 167 people (87%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
When you see the 44 metascore you might think this game is broken, but if you actually read the reviews you'll find out that the reviewers always complain about the same 3 issues:
1st, they were too dumb to notice that this game is NOT a simulator, it's a mayhem arcade (a kind of 3D Rock 'n' Roll Racing). So, complains about the "unrealistic physics" are just stupidity. It's like complaining that Mario Kart is not realistic!
2nd, the game is too short. Now, it is true that there are too few tracks and too few cars, but the game actually runs very well with no bugs at all and it is actually fun for some fast destruction racing with friends.
And 3rd, the graphics are not top quality. But in my opinion, they are good enough. (Actually, I just can't understand why people give so much importance to graphics on games. Fabulous graphics may impress you at first, but after some minutes you get used to it and your entertainment will actually rely much more on other aspects, not on the graphics, unless it's so bad that it hampers gameplay, which is rare and definitely not the case here)
Though there are better titles out there, it's 44 metascore is simply absurd. This is not the first time I see a totally misleading metascore. I can't trust it anymore after this one.
Posted: November 25, 2013
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