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Old 03-13-2018, 12:49 PM   #1
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V-Rally 4 announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

V-Rally played a lot like Sega Rally back in the days.




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V-Rally 4 announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

First new entry in the series since 2003.


Bigben Interactive and Kylotonn Entertainment have announced V-Rally 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It will launch in September.

V-Rally 4 is the first new entry in the V-Rally series since V-Rally 3 for PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and PC in 2002 and 2003. The series debuted on the original PlayStation in 1997.

Here is an overview of the game, via Bigben Interactive:
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Developed by Kylotonn Racing Games, a French studio specializing in racing simulations such as WRC 7 and TT Isle of Man, V-Rally 4 invites players to experience the extreme sensations of the most insane races.

Absent since 2003, the epic title is now making its big comeback with more than 50 models of emblematic rallying and extreme motorsports vehicles. Nostalgic players can collect, upgrade, customize, and master the favorite cars, three of which can be seen in today’s trailer – a Porsche 911 Safari, a Ford Mustang and a Ford Fiesta RS RX.

V-Rally was first released in 1997 on PlayStation 1, revolutionizing the genre with 3 game modes and a selection of real-world vehicles and famous tracks. Some years later, on PlayStation 2, V-Rally 3 released to huge success, adding a career mode with decisive team choices and an even greater number of tracks.

With V-Rally 4, the goal is to remain faithful to the identity of the franchise, which earned the support of millions of fans, and to strike a perfect balance between sensation, presentation, and simulation, while offering the best graphics and gameplay the latest technology can support.

“It’s a real privilege for me to once again work on the V-Rally series,” said Alain Jarniou, Game Director at Kylotonn. “It’s an extraordinary title that I have a very special connection to. I had a chance to join the team that created V-Rally to develop V-Rally 3 on the PlayStation 2 as a programmer. I’m very proud to be working on the franchise again 15 years later.”

Key Features
  • Rally: From Africa to Sequoia Park and Japan, travel the world along difficult tracks and in extreme conditions, such as snow, ice, and mud.
  • Extreme-Khana: You’ll have to be a master of precision and drifting on these tracks full of pitfalls.
  • V-Rally Cross: Leave your opponents in the dust on these dirt and asphalt tracks and take on 7 expert adversaries.
  • Buggy: Hop into your all-terrain vehicle to win the race on these particularly rugged tracks. Not for the faint of heart!
  • Hillclimb: Race to the top behind the wheel of powerful cars.
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Old 03-13-2018, 07:56 PM   #2
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Now this is unexpected.

V-rally i think went from infogrames to Atari. I guess big ben or the developer bought the IP.

The handling in the games was extremely finicky and the only reason it became popular... i believe was V-rally 2 because it had a track creator tool.

I notice they left that vital piece of information out though and i'm sure this will be a game unworthy of notice because of it.
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