|Digital Release:||Steam, GOG.com
October 09, 2012
PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
October 09, 2012 (US)
January 16, 2013 (AU, EU)
January 02, 2013 (AU, EU, US)
February 28, 2013 (EU, US)
|Delisting:||November 11, 2014 - PlayStation 3, Vita, Steam, GOG.com
Between September 4th, 2016
and February 28th, 2018 - Xbox 360
January 31, 2019 - Nintendo Wii
D3 Publisher (Xbox 360)
(original content available as part of Retro City Rampage: DX)
|Links:||PlayStation Store page
GOG.com page [Archive]
Retro City Rampage was delisted on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on November 11th, 2014. The impending removal was announced in a PlayStation Blog post on November 3rd leading up to the release of Retro City Rampage: DX, an enhanced expansion of the original game. According to the post, the older editions were removed to “avoid customer confusion” between the two releases:
Last call! The original Retro City Rampage will be delisted from the PS Store and replaced with Retro City Rampage: DX in order to avoid customer confusion. While DX includes a mode to play the original RCR, if for some reason you would prefer the pure original, grab it before it’s too late. If you already own the original RCR, you not be affected by this. You will still be able to re-download it indefinitely, at any time. The delisting will only prevent new purchases.
On PC, Nintendo Wii, and Xbox 360 the existing Retro City Rampage received a content update in November of 2014 which added the “DX” content and design. This update replaced the original version of the game on these platforms, however all of the “DX” releases include a mode to play the unmodified original content.
On Xbox 360 the “DX” release of the game was delisted between September 4th, 2016 and February 28th, 2018, possibly being removed after Vblank’s experience with the Xbox platform. The Nintendo Wii release of the game looks to have remained available until the Wii Shop Channel was shut down in January of 2019.
About the Game
“This 8-bit nostalgic throwback warps open-world carjacking BACK TO THE… ’80s.
Lock and load your light gun!
It’s a retro overload with over 60 story missions and over 40 arcade challenges. ‘Borrow’ vehicles and outrun the law while mowing down your fellow citizens! Jump on pedestrians for coins, or use them for target practice with over 25 weapons and POWER-UPS! WHOA!
Purchasing this content entitles you to both the PS3™ and PS Vita versions!“
- Cross Save – Load and save your game between PS3™ and PS Vita
- An interactive open-world filled with shops, arcades, collectables and gags
- Over 60 Story Missions – Driving, shooting, stealth, swimming, adventure and more
- Over 40 Arcade Challenges – Quick pick-up-and-play action
- Over 50 Vehicles to Drive & Equip
- Over 25 Weapons & Power-Ups
- Over 200 Styles of Character Customization
- Over 2.5 Hours of Music
- Official Crossovers, Cameos & Minigames
- Leaderboards & Video Replays
Select Video Coverage
Thanks to FallenRyan for submitting this game to the site