Republished on Wednesday 28th November 2018: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of December's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. It may look a helluva lot like MotorStorm, but Onrush is a completely different beast. The first multiformat project from the developer formerly known...
News Onrush PS4 Update Adds Four New Tracks for Free
Onrush, that fun but troubled arcade racer from Codemasters, has just received an update on PS4. It's available to download right now, and introduces four brand new courses to stampede around. There's not a huge amount of information, but a short video was put out on social media, providing a brief look at each new stage. It seems the...
News Onrush Ranked Mode Arrives on PS4 with Summer Slam Event
Drive to survive
Onrush, the bright and breezy team-based racer, may not have sold very well, but its loyal players have been clamouring for ranked online play. Fortunately, it's finally arrived, and a new Summer Slam event introduces the first batch of rewards available for taking part. As you climb the ranks, you'll be able to earn new...
News Incoming Onrush Update Adds Ranked Mode, and Replays Arrive Today
It's go time
A couple of Onrush updates are stampeding their way to PS4 as the developer continues to update the game despite lay-offs. The first of these arrives today, with the headline addition being replays. You'll now be able to record replays of your matches, and enter photo mode at any time to frame a perfect snap. Any photo mode filters can...
News Onrush Will Receive a Big Update Next Month on PS4
Business as usual
It may have totally tanked at retail, but the enjoyable team-based racer Onrush isn't done just yet. The developer is going to continue to support the game, despite an unfortunate round of lay-offs due to poor sales. The next major update will come as soon as the beginning of August, according to the below tweet. It's hard to...
News Layoffs at Evolution Studios After Onrush Bombs
Senior staff ejected
The unluckiest developer in the world has been struck with a new round of layoffs, as Eurogamer.net reports that the team formerly known as Evolution Studios has let go a number of employees. Among the redundancies is Paul ‘Rushy’ Rustchynsky, the director of DriveClub and the face of the company in many ways. For those of...
News European PS4 Players Can Try Onrush for Free This Weekend
Prepare for the stampede
Onrush might not be the straightforward arcade racer many were expecting, but it still offers up a fun experience with its multiplayer and objective-based modes. For those who've yet to give the game a try but are curious as to how it plays, good news: you can sample it this weekend on PS4. From tomorrow through to...
Guide Onrush Tips and Tricks to Make You MVP Everytime
Crash and conquer
Onrush is a very different kind of arcade racer, so we’ve put together some tips and tricks to help make you the MVP in every race. You’re going to need to forget every road rule you’ve learned over the past 30 years, because Codemasters’ latest plays unlike anything else. In this guide, we’re going to talk you through...
Guide Onrush - How to Perform a Vomit Comet Action
Which way is up?
Onrush has a Trophy named ‘Which Way Is Up?’ which requires you to perform a Vomit Comet action. So how do you get it? We’re going to explain how in this guide. How to Perform a Vomit Comet Action in Onrush: To perform a Vomit Comet action and unlock the ‘Which Way Is Up?’ Trophy in Onrush, you need to do a...
News Onrush PS4 Open Beta Extended by Two Days
New tracks added too
The open beta test for Onrush, the arcade racer with no proper races in it, has been stampeding along over the weekend, giving players the chance to get to grips with the game's unique brand of team-based vehicular action. If you're enjoying it, or if you've not yet had a chance to jump in, good news -- the beta has been...
News Onrush Open Beta is Available Now on PS4
Update: In Europe, at least
Onrush, the new game from the people behind Motorstorm and DriveClub, has had a mixed reception thus far. We had a good time with it at EGX Rezzed last month, but it's not exactly the straightforward arcade racer many were expecting. Thankfully, the game's open beta test begins today, and you can now download it from the
News Onrush's Open Beta Collides with PS4 Next Week
A different kind of rush
The jury’s still very much out on Onrush, the next game from the DriveClub team. While many had expected a MotorStorm-esque experience, the reality is that the “racer” is doing something different – and you’ll be able to discover exactly what that is courtesy of an open beta scheduled to release next week...
News Onrush's Trophy List Looks Like an Easy Platinum
Precious twisted metal
The trophy list for Codemasters' upcoming arcade racer, Onrush, has been revealed, and it looks like a pretty straightforward set. Consisting of 33 trophies, it goes from the very simple "Use boost for the first time" to "Reach player Level 30", and doesn't really get any more complicated than that. While this game's main...
News New Onrush Trailer Outlines Vehicle Classes
Choose your weapon
Onrush isn't your normal arcade racer, mixing together the speedy thrills of genre greats with team-based multiplayer found in shooters and sports games. The new trailer, which we've embedded above, outlines each of the eight vehicle types, taking you through their unique abilities and advantages. Hopefully this gives you a better...
Hands On Onrush is an Action Packed, Addictive Arcade Racer
Onrush is a bit of an oddball. An arcade racer with no traditional races, the focus is squarely on contributing towards team-based objectives. There are no laps or checkered flags; this game is gunning for something a little different. By combining the high-speed, high-risk thrills of games like Burnout, Motorstorm, and SSX with...
News New Onrush Trailer Wants You to Race, Wreck, Repeat on PS4
We were treated to a whole bunch of new coverage concerning Codemasters' upcoming arcade racer, Onrush, recently. It finally gave us a grasp of what the game is gunning for, and this latest trailer emphasises the game's unrelenting, action-focused pace. If you crash, you're put straight back in the thick of it -- no frustrating catching...
News Onrush Isn't Quite the PS4 Arcade Racer You're Expecting
Proper gameplay hits the web
A press event was recently held for Onrush, and impressions and videos are beginning to boost online. What's clear from all of them, including the above video from Eurogamer, is that Codemasters' new racing game isn't exactly the Motorstorm clone it initially looked like. This video does a great job of breaking down...
News New Onrush Video Features First Glimmer of PS4 Gameplay Footage
No need to rush
Onrush, the upcoming arcade racer from the minds behind Motorstorm and DriveClub, has been kept tightly under wraps. The last trailer for the game comprised of gameplay, but none of it was from the player's perspective, leaving many people wondering what the racer will look like when they get in the driver's seat. Thankfully, the...
News Onrush Looks Like Motorstorm on Steroids in Brand New Trailer
New footage at last
The Onrush social media channels have been teasing new footage of the upcoming arcade racer for what feels like an eternity, but a new video has finally made its way online. Featuring various different courses and vehicle types, this bears more than a passing resemblance to Motorstorm, which is no bad thing in our books. It...
News New Onrush Teaser Offers A Tiny Glimpse of Gameplay
The calm before the stampede
We haven't seen all that much of Onrush, the new game from the talent behind Motorstorm and DriveClub. Details are beginning to trickle out, however; not too long ago, we learned of the game's release date and pre-order bonuses, and now, we have a brand new, albeit brief, video. At only 20 seconds long, it shows only...
News Onrush PS4 Pre-Order Page Points to June Release Date
Update: 5th June release date confirmed
The official Twitter account for Onrush, the new arcade racer from Codemasters, has announced that the game is now available to pre-order on the PlayStation Store. In case you're wondering, it's a full-priced title - £54.99 for the standard edition, and £64.99 for the Digital Deluxe edition. Pre-ordering...
PGW 2017 DriveClub Developer Returns with Onrush
MotorStorm and Trackmania mash-up?
The new game from the team behind DriveClub – which was folded into Codemasters, you may recall – is named Onrush and it’s coming to the PlayStation 4 next year. This looks like a kind of MotorStorm and Trackmania mash-up, featuring the toy-ish circuits of the latter and the multi-disciplined arcade racing of...