FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage (Windows)

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Description

FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage is the third part in the FlatOut demolition racing series. Following the footsteps of its predecessor, this game is all about damage - earning points by driving is secondary to earning points by wrecking.

The game's appearance has been vastly updated compared to FlatOut 2. Not only is everything fully in High Definition, the game introduces a large amount of destructible scenery. Literally almost everything can be turned into debris, including traffic lights, fences, even plastic garden chairs.

Ultimate Carnage not only introduces new graphics, it comes up with various new game modes such as the Deathmatch Derby, (in a perhaps intentional nod towards Destruction Derby 2) which feature a closed arena with no defined track; the game objective becomes from a circular racing track to a simple fragging contest.

As known from the previous editions, the game features both various online modes (all game modes can be played online as well), and the infamously goofy Ragdoll Olympics mode, where most game modes end up with the driver character exiting through the windscreen and ending in grievous bodily harm.

Screenshots

FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage Windows Car Shop
FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage Windows Here we go!
FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage Windows The main screen of the Flatout Mode - where everything happens.
FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage Windows Main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Flatout: Apokalipsa" -- Polish title

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Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Jun 25, 2008 86 out of 100 86
Krawall Gaming Network Sep 03, 2008 83 out of 100 83
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Sep 23, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Gamers.at Aug 19, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Game Captain Aug 09, 2008 81 out of 100 81
Gamereactor (Finland) Jul 14, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GBase - The Gamer's Base Aug 29, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Sep 12, 2008 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 07, 2008 14 out of 20 70
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 28, 2008 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

German version

In the German version all drivers were replaced with crash dummies.

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Picard (29887) added FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage (Windows) on Jun 27, 2008
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