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Rollcage inspired prototype aims to deliver a new, glorious car combat racer

It looks like beloved physics-flipping, Fatboy-Slim-spinning, 90s-racer Rollcage may give birth to an unofficial sequel of sorts.

A video showing off a prototype for Grip, a futuristic combat racing game inspired by Rollcage, hit Steam Greenlight today with news that the two-person team behind the creation will be taking to Kickstarter this month seeking funding.

"We're looking for help on Kickstarter to grow our team and get this game fully developed, so please help us out if you can," according to the post on the Steam Greenlight page for Grip.

The game will have players racing on a variety of planets along the floors, walls and ceilings of the otherworldly tracks, according to the page. The game will have a roster of armored cars, each with its own specs and customizable with earned upgrades.

Keeping to its influence, the game will also include an array of power-ups and weapons.

"We want to create the most bombastic weapons ever seen in a game like this, and with this we welcome input from the community," according developers Caged Element. "You help us design them, and we'll bring them to life."

The studio is currently made up of Chris Malinson and Rob Baker, one of the programmers on the original Psygnosis Rollcage game.

As with Rollcage, which featured a Fatboy Slim soundtrack, Grip is aiming to have electronic, club vibe to its soundtrack, though the game can be customized to play any music from your personal library.

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