Save 35% on a Rock Paper Shotgun yearly subscription this Black Friday!

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Danger Zone 2 smashes out next week

Motorway to the danger zone!

The former Criterion folks at Three Fields Entertainment are renewing their commitment to smashes, crashes, bashes, and explosions next week in Danger Zone 2. It's a sequel to their 2017 arcade smash 'em up, which did involve driving cars but was most certainly not about racing. Riffing heavily on Crash mode from Criterion's Burnout 3: Takedown, it has us smash through traffic and power-ups to score megapoints - pinball where we're the ball. While the first game caused spectacular crashes inside bland concrete boxes, the sequel is stretching its legs and getting some fresh air everywhere from LAX airport to English motorways complete with caravans.

Here's one level and a number of explosions:

Our John was very much a fan of Burnout 3's Crash mode but, he tells me today, did not like the first Danger Zone and its bland boxes. Escaping the concrete crypt is a good start, at least.

Danger Zone 2 is due out on Windows via Steam on Friday the 13th of July (ooOoOoOoOo!). It will cost €18/$20.

For readers whose exposure to caravans comes mostly from Top Gear and absolute bloody legends smashing them (and smashing it) in performances of top banter, may I introduce you to Jonathan Meades's astonishing Full Metal Carapace:

Indeed, you're never alone with a flask on a stick.

About the Author

Alice O'Connor avatar

Alice O'Connor

News Editor

When not writing news, Alice may be found in the sea.

Support Rock Paper Shotgun

Subscribe and get access to supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information

More News

Latest Articles

Rock Paper Shotgun logo

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch