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Arctic Thunder is a fast-paced, battle-intensive snowmobile racing game that pushes the limits on speed, as well as hand-to-hand and weapon combat. Armed with an arsenal of weapons to choose from like atomic snowballs, proximity missiles and super attacks, the characters in Arctic Thunder possess unique skills and personalities matched with their own custom snowmobiles. Choose from six racing veterans - Agent 5, Candy, Dirty McKurdy, Mai Zhou Lin, Ponzo and Willie Quinn.

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  • Throttle the competition with hard-core hand-to-hand combat and weapons like Proximity Missiles, Snow Bombs and the Atomic Snowball.
  • Race with hyper-realistic velocity giving new meaning to the words "breakneck speed."
  • Compete as one of 19 different characters on 19 different sleds.

Get major air and perform over 60 cool tricks! Each character has unique moves. Gain points and upgrade your sled.

  • Master twelve Outlandish Winter Tracks that will assault your senses …

from the Swiss Alps to The Lost City of Atlantis.

  • Fight head-to-head with two to four friends in one of five open Battle Arenas.
  • Upgrade Shop — Acquire points and upgrade your sled by increasing the snowmobile's power, and the number, strength and accuracy of power-ups.
  • Six Different Modes — Race, Points, Battle Arena, Upgrade Shop, Training and Arcade

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Aug 9, 05 8:03am

Based on Midway's "Thunder" arcade racers, Arctic Thunder is a cool and unique spin on...

Aug 21, 01 2:27pm

Arctic Thunder is one of the best racing because it has nice graphics i just seen...

Jun 7, 01 12:27am
added 5 new screenshots
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  • Publisher: Midway
  • Developer: Midway
  • Genre: General Racing
  • Perspective(s): Third Person
Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Nov 15, 2001 (Xbox)
    • Sep 17, 2001 (PS2)
  • Australia: Mar 21, 2003
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