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7.3 out of 10

Wacky Races

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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 10
10
Lastability 6
6.0

Let the bad guys win!

Trystan20..., Ciao
27 June 2007
  • Excerpt: "Why is it that in Wacky Racers the bad guys never win? I used to watch it every day in the hope that dick dasterly and muttly would win! This show is so moral!! It is completely unlike reality. If it was real life muttly would always win. Their car is cooler and equip a lot better for racing and hurting people. And who wants to see the good guys win all the time? It's like on catch the pigeon, when muttly was on that, they never did ...
  • Pros: Good to watch
  • Cons: bad guys never win
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Lastability 2
2.0

Do something Muttley

peppermin..., Ciao
31 May 2001
  • Excerpt: "...I can relive all those wacky races on the new PC/console game from Infogrames. Based on a simple car racing game, you can take on one of those wacky racers as you compete in a tournament, a single race, or even get in a spot of practice. You can choose from being Penelope in her Compact Pussycat, or Red Max in the Crimson Haybailer, maybe the Gruesome Twosome in the Creepy Coupe. Or what about Captain Caveman look-alikes the Slag Brothers in the Boulder ...
  • Pros: Nostalgia !
  • Cons: Far too easy and novelty wears straight off !
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Overall 10
10
Gameplay 10
10
Lastability 6
6.0

More wacky than the cartoon

Luke_Burg..., Ciao
30 March 2001
  • Excerpt: "Wacky Races. Everybody's favourite cartoon on a Saturday morning. So when I saw it was being converted to Dreamcast, I simply couldn't wait! And suffice to say I wasn't disappointed when I bought it. The fare is the same as any recent cartoon-style racer. Take control of a zany character, race against zanier characters on the zaniest courses ever. Too many "Zany"'s I know, but it's the best word for this game. As you race on the varying tracks, ...
  • Pros: It's Wacky Races  -  sheer nostalgia !  !
  • Cons: When it's fully completed, that's about it
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0

THE wierd and wacky racing game of the year

ET_Mister, Ciao
14 February 2001
  • Excerpt: "...impossible to write well on Wacky races because you either like it or you dont. There are many different things you can say about its graphics, complexity, sound etc. etc. WHO CARES it's the fun that really counts!!! Take doom for example: old? yes. good graphics? not that good. Fun? yes and everybody loves it. If you want to know if you want to buy the game by just reading my reveiw you wont know fully whether you should get it. I would reccomend ...
  • Pros: funny power - ups and stuff
  • Cons: can be a bit too stupid at times
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0

cool

chickens, Ciao
5 January 2001
  • Excerpt: "Wacky races on the sega d c is based on the 30 odd year old t v show, Wacky races! The cartoon wacky races was based on 12 different teams trying to win the race using any possible means. Not just skill, this included using weapons and some times, in the case of Dick dastardly, down right cheating. The portable version of this classic game is very playable and fun to play, not just due to the amazing graphics and fun weapons, but also to its amazing ...
  • Pros: fun
  • Cons: ?
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Overall 10
10
Gameplay 10
10

good

superguy5, Ciao
5 January 2001
  • Excerpt: "Its back, wacky races on the sega dc is based on the 30 odd year old t v show, Wacky races! The cartoon wacky races was based on 12 different teams trying to win the race using any possible means. Not just skill, this included using weapons and some times, in the case of Dick dastardly, down right cheating. The best version of this classic game is very playable and fun to play, not just due to the amazing graphics and fun weapons, but also to its ...
  • Pros: fun
  • Cons: ?
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Overall 10
10
Gameplay 10
10

its wacky!!!!!

Roden, Ciao
4 September 2000
  • Excerpt: "...ever seen the cartoon of wacky races, then you'll now all about this game and the characters in it. in the game you have to race against 7 other characters, batting around a stange course, picking up power ups and unleashing them on anyone who gets in your way, to get the power ups you must collect little tokens, if you collect ebough you can use different weopons, once you've used the weopon, the tokens fly out of you so you must collect them again, ...
  • Pros: really fun
  • Cons: bit slow at times
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0

Nice game but is like an animation

ChrisCoop..., Ciao
15 August 2000
  • Excerpt: "...like -admittedly, maybe not the Wacky Races world - by using the same technique as used on the characters. The end result is well worth the small sacrifice of a few frames per second. Now we've got it established as to how good the game looks (sorry for going on and on like that), how does it play? Well, on an initial glance and even a brief go you'd be forgiven for thinking it had bolted from the same stable as Diddy Kong Racing. It's obviously used ...
  • Pros: Visually Fantastic
  • Cons: Like playing a cartoon
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0

Awesome game

debug, Ciao
30 July 2000
  • Excerpt: "...in the middle of the Wacky Race. Another aspect that really stands out in this regard is the audio. Take out the annoying announcer and his repetitive, baseless commentary and focus on the racers themselves and you’ve got a really cool package. There are a ton of samples, and though some get repetitive, they sort of became a battle cry for me as I played. From hearing Penelope tell me she is late for a hair appointment as she wizzes past to having ...
  • Pros: Cartoon graphics
  • Cons: Races are a bit random
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0

It's like playing the cartoon

ftang, Ciao
26 July 2000
  • Excerpt: "Come on, we all remember Wacky Races, the cartoon second perhaps only to catch the pidgeon. Well this is it. Surely, I hear you cry, its the game not the cartoon. Well yes and no. Lets get this straight, this game *is* the cartoon. The graphics are superb, the best cartoon style gfx this side of Jet Set Radio. Vibrant and colourful they capture the essence of the cartoon perfectly. The sound too is fantastic. Playing my first race brought ...
  • Pros: Muttley !  ,Excellent Cartoon gfx, lots of play modes, multiplayer .
  • Cons: Slight frame rate hits at times
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