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A 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.


There are no Xbox user screenshots for this game.

There are 18 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

Cel Damage Screenshot
Cel Damage Screenshot
Cel Damage Screenshot
Cel Damage Wallpaper


Alternate Titles

  • "Cel Damage Overdrive" -- PS2 title
  • "Cel Damage HD" -- PS3 / PS4 / PS Vita / Xbox One / Switch title

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User Reviews

Toon in, drop out Tony Denis (506) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nov 15, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
MS Xbox World Dec 29, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75 May 15, 2002 14 out of 20 70
X-Power Aug 10, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameZone Nov 21, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpy Dec 05, 2001 61 out of 100 61
GameSpot Nov 16, 2001 5.7 out of 10 57
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 5.5 out of 10 55
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Dec 01, 2001 C- 42


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Hidden messages

There 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 involvement

According 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.


A 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.

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DaHero (974) added Cel Damage (Xbox) on Jan 17, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Caelestis (4938), Charly2.0 (221005), Kam1Kaz3NL77 (201072), DaHero (974) and Sciere (593966)