DescriptionA vehicular combat game set in a cartoon universe with 12 different environments. Wield a massive chainsaw, giant axe or one of 34 other wild weapons. There are 3 gameplay modes: Smack Attack (smack your opponents to gain points), Gate Relay (Pass the Checkpoints 5 times before your enemies do) and Flag Rally (CTF). 6 playable characters with 4 unlockable guest stars. For 1 to 4 players.
- "Cel Damage Overdrive" -- PS2 title
- "Cel Damage HD" -- PS3 / PS4 / PS Vita / Xbox One title
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Chainsaws
- Genre: Car / motorcycle combat
- Launch title: Xbox (North America)
- Visual technique / style: Cel shaded
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|GameZone||Feb 13, 2002||7.9 out of 10||79|
|Thunderbolt Games||Nov 15, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
|4Players.de||Jul 18, 2002||70 out of 100||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Jun 14, 2002||14 out of 20||70|
|64 Power / big.N / N Games||Feb, 2002||68 out of 100||68|
|IGN||Jan 11, 2002||6.3 out of 10||63|
|Electric Playground||Jan 22, 2002||6 out of 10||60|
|GameSpy||2002||60 out of 100||60|
|GameSpot||Jan 24, 2002||5.7 out of 10||57|
|Kombo.com||Nov 15, 2003||5.5 out of 10||55|
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Hidden messagesThere are messages from the developers hidden on top of the jungle temple. To see them the game needs to be in an alternate rendering mode.
Microsoft's involvementAccording to a Gamasutra article for Cel Damage, it was initially known as Cartoon Mayhem and was designed as a racing game with cartoon gags and elements thrown in. The game was intended to be published by Microsoft exclusively for the Xbox. Creative differences between Pseudo Interactive and Microsoft led to the former signing a deal with Electronic Arts.
SequelA sequel, Cel Damage 2, was intended to be released in late 2003 and featured a wealth of improvements, including new gameplay mechanics where the player can go on foot and hijack enemy cars. Sadly, it was cancelled due to the original game's lack of profitability and the lack of any interested publishers.
Related Web Sites
- Cel Damage (The official game website.)
- Cel Damage at Wikipedia (Provides information at a neutral view, free to edit by anyone.)
- TrueAchievements achievement guide (The TrueAchievements achievement guide for Cel Damage HD)
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