News Wreckfest Will Keep You Warm on PS5, PS4 This Winter with New Events
Destructive racer Wreckfest is showing no signs of wear and tear several years after its release, with ongoing support from developer Bugbear adding new events to the title as part of a new winter tournament. This sees the return of the snowball launcher which some of you may recall from last year, while many tracks have been given a dusting of...
News Wreckfest Is Getting a (Censored) Carmageddon Crossover on PS5, PS4
Oh my car
Cult classic PS1 kill-‘em-up Carmageddon is coming to Wreckfest, and if you’ll excuse us for quoting directly from the marketing materials, it’s a “match made in hell”. The new Carmageddon Tournament event is rolling out today on PlayStation 5 and PS4, and it’ll see you “wrecking your opponents and wrecking zombies (and...
News Wreckfest Update Adds Seamless PS4 to PS5 Save Transfer
Next-gen version now compatible with last-gen save
Further evidence that Sony has quietly overhauled its system for save transfers from the PlayStation 4 to PS5: destructive racer Wreckfest now allows you to import your progress from the last-gen version to the next-gen edition. Previously, this game had no way of moving your file, but now it’s...
Mini Review Wreckfest (PS5) - Not a Huge Jump on PS5, But Still a Smashing Good Time
Wreckfest just fully embraces what it is, and you have to respect it. Bugbear's brash, fender-bending racer has been unleashed on PlayStation 5 as part of May's PlayStation Plus lineup, and it's still very much the chaotic, crash-happy, Destruction Derby-esque experience people love. In the jump to new hardware, the game definitely...
News PS Plus Members Get Exclusive Early Access to Wreckfest PS5
Crash, bang, wallop
Sony has repeatedly reiterated that it wants to improve the value of PS Plus in order to retain subscribers as it transitions to the PlayStation 5 era, and this may be another example of that: Wreckfest’s next-gen port is available a month early to members. The game doesn’t officially launch on PS5 until 1st June, but PS Plus...
News May PS Plus Game Wreckfest Gets PS5 Features Trailer
If you're looking forward to playing Wreckfest when it hits PlayStation Plus on the 4th May, you might want to take a quick look at the game's next-gen features trailer. For those who don't know, Wreckfest originally released on PS4 in 2019. The upcoming PS5 version has the usual bells and whistles, like 60 frames-per-second...
Review Wreckfest (PS4) - Technical Issues Fail to Void This Great, Destructive Racer
It's daa-bee, not dur-bee
Republished on Wednesday 28th April, 2021: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of May 2021's PS Plus lineup. The original text follows. Racing games have been seemingly few and far between this generation. DriveClub will cease to exist at the end of this month, Codemasters’ GRID...
News Wreckfest Will Charge You $10 for a PS5 Upgrade in June
Next-gen enhancements detailed
After teasing it would be taking advantage of the PlayStation 5's power, Bugbear Entertainment has confirmed a current-gen version of Wreckfest is currently in the works. It'll be out for PS5 on 1st June 2021, but there isn't a free upgrade for owners of the game on PS4. Upgrading to the PS5 version will set you back...
News A 'No Brainer' to Take Advantage of PS5's Power, Wreckfest Dev Teases
But no word on 4K, 60fps just yet
Wreckfest has quietly matured into one of the best racers available on PlayStation 4, but it runs at 30 frames-per-second, which is less than ideal for a title of its ilk. Many had hoped that the release would be upgraded on PS5 like Ghost of Tsushima and God of War, and fresh from an update which bumps the...
News Wreckfest PS4 Update 1.90 Brings Winter Fest Tournament and More
Wreckfest has carved out a nice little corner for itself on PlayStation 4. The arcade racer puts the emphasis on destruction, and it's been doing that better than most since its arrival in 2019. With regular updates keeping players engaged, there's always something new to smash into, and that's true of the latest patch as well. Update...
News Destructive Racing Game Wreckfest Crashes onto PS4 in August
It's been a while since we learned Bugbear Entertainment's Wreckfest would be making the jump to PlayStation 4. Announced all the way back when THQ Nordic acquired the studio and its IP, we've been waiting to hear news of when the crash-happy racer would arrive on Sony's console. Today,
News THQ Nordic Acquires Bugbear Entertainment, Wreckfest Coming to PS4 Next Year
THQ Nordic sure has a lot of stuff going on, doesn't it? The latest deal to be struck by the publisher is with Bugbear Entertainment, the Finnish developer perhaps best known for its FlatOut series. The studio is now part of THQ Nordic's collection, and all intellectual property now belongs to the publisher. This one isn't completely out...
News THQ Nordic Won't Release Wreckfest Until It Loves Playing It
Another one bites the dust
Wreckfest has broken down and been taken back to Bugbear’s workshop, where it will remain for repairs into 2019. The title – which was due out on 20th November – has been delayed on the PlayStation 4 by THQ Nordic, as the publisher works to get the destructive racer up to scratch on Sony’s system. The PC version...