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Toybox Turbos announced by Codemasters


Codemasters today announced Toybox Turbos, a new table top racer which you could mistake quite easily for the return of Micro Machines.

The game, which features gameplay that reflects Codemasters’ fondly remembered miniature racing titles of the ‘90s, includes 18 obstacle and short-cut filled circuits inspired by childhood locations. Players will speed past spilt sticky jam on the kitchen table, dodge flaming Bunsen burners as they take their opponents back to school and zip past the runaway train in races around a railway set and more. 

Bursting with classic retro racing fun, Toybox Turbos includes four-player local and online multiplayer options, perfect for turning friends into foes with one-more-go gaming sessions that race into the night. Whether playing locally or online, or with a mix, Toybox Turbos brings alive the glory days of multiplayer score-settling competition with rapid-fire rounds designed for all-action racing.

Toybox Turbos features 35 vehicles to collect and customise, ranging from sports cars and dragsters to emergency vehicles, taxis, ice cream vans, construction vehicles, milk float, moon buggies and more! Each can be raced in six super-charged game modes; players sprint for the line in Classic Races, set their best time in Time Trial, pass as many turbocharged toys as possible in Overtake, avoid getting wiped out by the tide in Escape, beat the clock in Countdown and take down bosses in Elimination mode. To gain the advantage, gamers can collect and use a range of power-ups spread liberally around each circuit, including, but not limited to, machine guns, mines, electronic pulses and, of course, giant hammers!

Here's a video to show you why we are a little excited about this.



Toybox Turbos is coming to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. There was no mention of a PS4 or Xbox One release at this time.


Edited On 24 Oct, 2014

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Bindiana's avatar
Bindiana 2 years ago
The logo even looks like the old Micro Machines logo. Do Micro Machines even exist anymore? Hopefully the games come with Micro Machines 2 Turbo Edition as well.
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jay.hamilton 2 years ago
Either way, looks awesome, loved the micro machines games, ill be picking it up, so I can beat my kids on it, oh fun times
Bindiana's avatar
Bindiana 2 years ago
As you have kids Jay do Micro Machines still exist as toys?
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jay.hamilton 2 years ago
theyre not made any more now, or if they are its for collectors like hornby etc, you can still buy them but the price has gone up as most do after production ceases, hot wheels took its spot

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