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LEGO Stunt Rally

LEGO Stunt Rally
4

Lego Stunt Rally, a kid-oriented racing / stunt game licensed around everyone’s favorite brand of construction blocks, is set on an island comprising of four worlds: Ice World, City World, Jungle World and Desert World, each with their own unique characteristics, obstacles, and boss racers. The purpose of the game is to select and customize […]

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RC Cars

RC Cars
4

Much like ReVolt, RC Cars is a fun little racing game that puts you in control of a remote controlled car racing around a host of different environments. The game offers pretty good graphics, detailed environments, and fun gameplay. However, the game does have a few problems, like a frustratingly unforgiving single player mode and […]

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Mercedes-Benz Truck Racing

Mercedes-Benz Truck Racing
3.5

If you enjoy two very specific things – Mercedes trucks and racing – then you’re probably going to enjoy this low key but surprisingly digestible game. It features real truck racing teams and drivers, realistic damage, a replay editor, and an optional unlimited speed mode which scratches the top speed you usually get with these […]

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Dethkarz

Dethkarz
3.5

Dethkarz looks very similar to many other post-apocalyptic sci-fi racers like WipeoutXL: 2097, Motorhead or POD: Planet of Death. One can even compare it to MegaRace, an old racing game that was one of the very first to make use of CD-ROM technology. However visually comparable this game appears to these venerable titles of the […]

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Beetle Buggin’

Beetle Buggin’
3.5

As a racing game, Beetle Buggin’ (based on the Volkswagen Beetle) is surprisingly broad. You can run Quick Races, but the game inexplicably doesn’t allow you to select the tracks, just the type of race. You can choose from any of the four race types: Speed (regular racing on concrete), Jump (a bizarre skill test […]

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Grand Touring

Grand Touring
3

Think of Grand Touring as an updated, slightly improved version of Daytona USA. It’s an arcade racer through and through, with the general coin-op feel of the original. It features some 20 tracks, a bunch of cars with fake brands, multiplayer capability via LAN, and of course singleplayer races against AI-controlled opponents. The graphics, however, […]

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GT Racing 97

GT Racing 97
3

GT Racing 97 is a game whose visual style will remind you of the old Test Drive games or the original Need for Speed. Running under DOS, the arcade racer includes fictional cars with the expected trade-offs between speed, acceleration and handling. When starting the game for the first time you can take part in […]

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Boss Rally

Boss Rally
1.5

Boss Rally from Southpeak Interactive is a glaring case of missing the point about everything that makes an arcade racer fun. Boss Rally offers 16 cars to choose from on six rally-style courses. You may race solo against up to 19 computer-controlled opponents or engage in competition against up to three other humans — an […]

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Crazy Taxi 3

Crazy Taxi 3
3

Crazy Taxi 3 continues the simple gameplay recipe of the well-known arcade racing series. The object of the game is to drive around in a taxi cab, always keeping your eyes peeled for potential customers. The first incarnation of this popular arcade racer was unleashed by Sega back in 1999, and was subsequently released on […]

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Need for Speed: Underground

Need for Speed: Underground
4.5

The once-revered Need for Speed racing franchise has been coasting downhill since the superlative NFS: Porsche Unleashed rolled off EA’s production line. With each subsequent chapter, EA has dumbed-down the driving physics to placate the gamepad-equipped console crowd. NFS: Underground takes the racing in a new direction: although the vehicle dynamics are still conspicuously slot […]

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