Crash City Mayhem Driving To Europe Thanks To Ghostlight

By Ishaan . July 26, 2012 . 11:32am

Remember the Nintendo 3DS game that Ghostlight were teasing? They said it wasn’t an RPG, and described it as something different from what their audience might be used to. Many assumed it was a European release for Code of Princess, which is being published in North America by Atlus USA.


It turns out that isn’t what Ghostlight’s 3DS game is at all. This morning, Ghostlight announced that they’re releasing Runabout 3D: Drive Impossible, published in Japan by Rocket Company, who also publish the Medabots games.


The European version of Runabout 3D will be titled Crash City Mayhem, just like the U.S. version. Crash City Mayhem puts you in a city as a courier for a mysterious organization, and you get to drive around, wrecking things on your way as you complete missions.


These missions involve car chases, rescuing hostages, planting bombs and more. You can drive around in cars, trucks, motorcycles, and even tanks that are slow, but can fire shells. Vehicles can access different parts of the city, such as rooftops, sewers, building interiors and so on.


Ghostlight haven’t announced a release date for Crash City Mayhem yet. In North America, the game is supposed to be published by Majesco and has an ESRB rating, but no release date.

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  • MrRobbyM

    For a second I thought this was an announcement for a new Crash Bandicoot game


  • SirRichard

    I’m not sure why people thought Code of Princess wasn’t something to associate with them; a Japanese fantasy brawler with JRPG stylings, and it was published by Atlus USA in America to boot. Not too far off GL’s usual fare, certainly something you’d expect.

    This, though, definitely isn’t. Had to be a racing/driving game, didn’t it? I’m pretty miserable with those, but I might pick it up down the line, if money permits and depending on when it hits.

  • WyattEpp

    Wait, Runabout has a SEQUEL!?  What.  That’s the game (released States-side as “Felony 11-79”) I use to boot my PS2 to HDLoader because it’s not worth playing…

    (The disc drive doesn’t read DVDs anymore, so it’s my only option. :/ ).

    • landlock

       There are actually a few if you have access to a Dreamcast I thought Super Runabout was the best one.

  • Wow! Totally left field. xD

  • malek86

    So this is a sort of GTA, except you are using vehicles all the time?

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    LAME!! MISS LEADING OH WELL  time to drive

  • amagidyne

    Hahaha, what. They really weren’t kidding.

  • SupaPhly

    so it’s kinda like burnout?

  • sd28

    okay so who actually is hyped for this or even asked for it 

  • Oh hey I been meaning to play the Dreamcast game.  I don’t know how this one may turn out but I”ll give it a shot sometime.

  • KnightBlazer

    Is anyone else reminded of Crazy Taxi? I mean just from that screenshot.

  • DarthSithZero

    Uhm. .. Crazy Taxi?

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Lol.this game surely makes me hope that we get a new Crazy Taxi there.T_T

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