New development Punchers Impact has announced its first title in the form of online vehicle battler Crasher.
The game is will be released via download on PC later this year. It is also the first internally-developed digital distribution title for the studio's owners Mindscape.
Crasher pits players against each other in a variety of heavily armed vehicles and encourages team-based multiplayer matches.
“It is very important for us to be involved at the heart of our industry by offering gamers the games they expect,” explains Thierry Bensoussan, Managing Director of Punchers Impact.
“By building a pool of creative talent within a single studio, we’re ensuring that Punchers Impact has solid financial foundations allowing it to focus on developing innovative projects.
"Mission accomplished: Punchers Impact already has around forty talented employees who have worked for the biggest French and English speaking studios from Free Radical to EA.”