Tag: Racing

Desert Child Review

Gotta Knock A Little Harder

HIGH Spectacular soundtrack, evocative visuals, interesting variations on its core theme

LOW Numerous technical issues, alarmingly thin story, multiplayer feels bolted on

WTF Using the names of real-life rappers as your “wanted” level of police attention? Really?


Road Redemption Review

Severed Head Mile Markers

HIGH Beheading two bikers at once, then watching their bodies fly into a ravine.

LOW The enemy riders’ immunity to traffic accidents.

WTF The bonus map is a Nintendo lawsuit waiting to happen.


GRIP: Combat Racing Review

Combat Devolved

 

HIGH Driving on the ceiling at breakneck speeds.

LOW Minor errors resulting in catastrophic punishment.

WTF Thinking a particular direction is part of the race, then getting teleported back on track.


Forza Horizon 4 (PC) Review

The Best It’s Ever Been

HIGH Drag racing in a snowstorm on the freeway in the dead of night.

LOW Matchmaking for less-populated events

WTF I swear, if I get another hat instead of a car as a reward, I’m going to lose it.


Stay Safe Review

Race, Die, Retry

High: Colorful graphics with a fantastic soundtrack

Low: Sluggish controls in levels requiring precise reactions

WTF: Am I trying to race out of hell?


Antigraviator Review

Speed Trap

HIGH The insane sense of speed and beautiful graphics.

LOW The handling, course design and traps.

WTF The tutorial automatically loads every time the game starts.


This Is Not A Review: Project Cars 2

I know. I know. Project CARS 2 came out in September of last year. What little dust Slightly Mad’s racing sim sequel kicked up has settled, and the rest of the game-playing world has moved on to bigger and better things. Monster Hunter World or Shadow of the Colossus, anyone? But Project CARS 2 has haunted me.