If you're in need of some no-nonsense splatter-driving this evening, then you ought to pick up Carmaggeddon for free on iOS and Android right now.

Be quick, though: this promotion is only running for the next 24 hours.

Stainless Games has made Carmageddon free for a day to spread the love as Carmageddon: Reincarnation is being prepped for Steam Early Access.

In our review of this Silver Award-winning game, we said: "Carmageddon may have lost its sheen along with its controversial edge, but it's lost none of its schlocky, multilayered charm."

You can pick it up on the App Store [download] or on Google Play [download] for free now. The clock is ticking, though...

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