By Seán O'Sullivan - April 28th, 2013
Any kid that grew up with a Sega Genesis and a decent taste in games should have fond memories of Road Rash. This motorcycle combat-racing franchise was a breath of fresh air back in 1991, not just for its novel game-play, but also for the goofy presentation that saw NPCs trash talking you between races, and rudimentary cut-scenes that played out depending on the outcome of a race.
Those who miss Road Rash have been left to suffer in silence, as EA haven’t released a game in the franchise since 2003; but fortunately, plucky indies Dark Seas Games have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap. And who’d have thunk it: they’re turning to Kickstarter to make things happen! Road Redemption is their take on the Road Rash formula, and if they reach their goal of $160,000, they’re planning to release on “high end” PC, MAC and Linux systems in July 2014, with other consoles on the drawing board.
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