Title: Hydro Thunder Hurricane

Platform: Xbox LIVE Arcade

Developer: Vector Unit

Publisher: Microsoft Games Studios

Screenshots - New screenshots showcasing several levels in the game:


New Videos - Also included are a selection of unedited 720p gameplay videos, the first ever released for Hydro Thunder Hurricane. The selection features a number of different environments, boats, and game modes– in addition to the classic Race mode; you'll find captures of Ring Master Events and a Gauntlet race.

Area51 Race w Rad Hazard

Area 51 is an all-new completely original level created for Hydro Thunder Hurricane. Players penetrate deep into the mysterious inner research labs of Area 51, dodging military patrol boats, futuristic machinery, and UFOs.


Lake Powell Ring Master with Razorback

Ring Master is one of the new game modes introduced in HTH. Players slalom through ring gates to beat time challenges and earn medals. In this video, Razorback (sporting the unlockable black R.I.B.S. skin) takes on an Expert level Ring Master course– the gates are much smaller, the course layout and the finishing times required for trophies are more challenging.


Lost Babylon Race w Razorback

Lost Babylon is another all-new track. The race course features a number of triggerable gates and ramps, as well as multiple levels of water that cross over and under each other.


Monster Island Race w Cutthroat

Monster Island is a circuit track– players complete 3 laps to finish the race. In this tropical island course, the water level around the temple section drops, forcing players to take different paths around the temple on each lap and finally allowing them access to the temple's inner sanctum.


Paris Sewers Gauntlet w Banshee

Gauntlet is another new game mode in HTH. It's essential a time trial with exploding barrels. In the Paris Sewers course– another circuit track– players dodge barges on the Seine and dive down into the steampunk depths beneath the city. In addition to shortcuts and whirlpools, the track features triggerable water levels that can be used to flummox opponent boats in multiplayer games.


Tsunami Bowl Ring Master w Thresher

Another Ring Master Course. In this example, Thresher is racing in a Pro class Ring Master layout– you'll notice the gates are a little wider than in the Razorback video. The Ring Master courses offer a fun challenge while introducing players to shortcuts and alternate paths they might otherwise miss in Race mode. In addition, this video shows off the“Leaderboard Opponent” feature, in which Xbox LIVE subscribers can race against their friends' split times.



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