Shine Runner is a game for any child that's ever dreamed of guiding a high-speed fanboat through a backwoods bayou, police sirens wailing as you race to unload your precious cargo of bootleg booze to the highest bidder. Shine Runner would be completely ridiculous if it weren't so amazing.
Developer Vector Unit is injecting a dose of downloadable content to its high speed motorboat racing game, Hydro Thunder Hurricane, with the forthcoming Tempest Pack. What's new for the sequel to Midway's classic racing game? Stuff!
It's a summer ritual: Insert coin, stomp on the accelerator and hold on for dear life. A reboot of the much loved arcade original and Dreamcast speedboat racer, Hydro Thunder Hurricane brings that template to Xbox Live's Summer of Arcade.
You know what was missing from the original Hydro Thunder? That's right. Exploding barrels. Thankfully, developer Vector Unit has corrected that oversight in Hydro Thunder Hurricane, coming to Xbox Live Arcade.
Just about everything I know after playing the new Hydro Thunder is what you knew if you read today's news about the Xbox-exclusive sequel to Midway's speedboating series. I can add at least one thing: It feels good.
Midway's classic arcade speedboat racer Hydro Thunder is getting a full-fledged sequel with Hydro Thunder Hurricane, exclusively for Xbox Live Arcade, promising all-new, over-the-top rocket powered speedboat action. (Which you can witness in the game's first trailer!)