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Anyone up for a Road Rash revival? Or how about a new Powermonger? Well, according to a top EA exec, the publisher hasn't forgotten about its vintage brands but worries they might not be quite as good as you remember them.
When asked by CVG whether it had permanently consigned such aging IPs to the the scrapheap, Gibeau replied, "absolutely not."
"I worked on Desert Strike and Road Rash back in the day on Sega Genesis so trust me I'm familiar with the IP history."
He went on to explain that EA was keenly aware of its heritage and frequently weighed up the potential of reviving forgotten series.


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OH MY GOD, I LOVED ROAD RASH! wheee.gif

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road rash for n64 was AMAZING! least i remember it being.

pc version was definitely fun but not on n64's level
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Populous, desert strike, road rash. Good times.
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I got my Dad Road Rash for the PS1 no less than a month ago. This is a little funny to hear.
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Wow they heared me lol ive been saying this for like a year now ! EA come lets good make it with multi player PLEASE
    
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http://thegamingliberty.com/index.php/2011/02/23/concept-images-of-never-developed-road-rash-reboot-emerge/

for those that never saw the concept art from one of the devs. looks like alot of potential.

ROADRASH1.jpg
one of my favorite picts
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Holy GOD. I swear only a few months ago I was saying "They should bring back games like Road Rash, Vigilante 8, Gex, and Sled Storm." I remember playing Road Rash 3D and Road Rash Jailbreak waaaaay back in the late 90s. Though back then, every game was amazing to me. I thought Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX: Maximum Remix was the best thing in the world because of how many levels it had! Got a Playstation from a flea market for 10 bucks recently and got out my old collection, put in Dave Mirra, and realized how horrible it truly is. /ruinchildhood
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Desert/Jungle strike had some ridiculously difficult parts. I don't recall raging or whining about it. I just kept trying again. Back then unforgiving difficulty was common in games. Not like today's 8 hour tutorial campaigns.
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new Road Rash




NOW
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