Rocket League has been steadily growing as a scene, both fostering its own league and spotlighting on networks like NBCSN. It’s easy to see why—rocket-car soccer is inherently simple to understand as a spectator. The high-flying automotive game has space for wild plays, but when it comes to competitive action, simple…
NBC is hosting a 2v2 Rocket League tournament this weekend, a big deal for 2v2 players like Josh “JumpOnStuff” Russo who could potentially make a national broadcast debut. But when Russo’s teammate couldn’t make it down to the open, one man was willing to take up the controller and fill in: his dad.
Looking to capture the thrill of a heated round of Rocket League on your desk? Zag Toys’ collectible pull-back racers won’t do that, but they’re so damn adorable.
A new map, cars and custom goal explosions are coming to Rocket League on July 5. The second anniversary update is free for all players, and also includes a radio option with 18 new songs to jam out to while zooming around the pitch.
Arriving alongside the launch of competitive season four on March 22, Rocket League’s free new Dropshot mode sees players smashing open the ground underneath their opponents in order to score.
It’s about damn time. Iconic Hot Wheels street machines Twin Mill III and Bone race into Rocket League on February 21. I guess I have to play Rocket League now.
It really took this long for official Rocket League toys? Psyonix and Zag Toys have teamed up to create a line of Rocket League pull-back racers. Due out this spring, each vehicle will come packaged inside one of the game’s giant balls. About time!
Ever since Psyonix introduced Rumble mode into Rocket League, the nonsense has been taken up a notch. Every few seconds, random power-ups spawn on the field of play giving each car a different special ability for a limited amount of time. For most people, the results are a mess. Regular Rocket League can get sloppy…
Giving players the ability to kick away other cars with giant boots or disrupt their driving ability are too silly for standard competitive Rocket League play, That’s serious business. Next month’s newly-announced Rumble mode looks to be anything but.
There’s new DLC coming for everybody’s favorite car soccer game and the add-on will give a nod to Rocket League’s obscure predecessor.
The good thing about Rocket League goals is that they don’t require the best players out there to end up being awesome. Or painful. Or both.
We got talking about Rocket League the other day, and started wondering: who is driving those cars?
I want to close out my time as your Kotaku ancient sentient robot weekend overlord with a final, Zen-like moment, thanks to the wonder that is Rocket League.
The fact I'm sitting here thinking, "Dammit, I really need to get an iPad," explains both the general excellence of ARC Squadron and its one unfortunate shortcoming, though the game still is a highly recommendable rail shooter that shines with high production value.
Sorry about the headline containing only the game title, but developer Psyonix Studios didn't leave me much room for anything else. Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is a game that combines automotive acrobatics with soccer, coming to the PlayStation Network early this Fall. While there'll be mini-games…