Excerpt: Let us be brutally honest, most movie based video games are not that good. In fact most gaming sites, and magazines will accept that as a truth. There have been some good movie based video games in the past, and Speed Racer is making that list even longer. Speed Racer is part racing game, and part skate boarding game. Tricks can be performed on multiple places throughout each of the race tracks. These will increase a meter that allows the player a turbo boost.
Excerpt: Brothers Andy and Larry Wachowski grew up in big-city USA. As kids, they were heavily influenced by comic books, cartoons, and Japanese anime – all staples of geekhood. While in high school, the two developed a love for directing and eventually turned that into the breakout 1999 theatrical release, “The Matrix.” When “The Matrix: Revolutions” damaged their career in 2003, however, critics stopped paying attention to the Wachowskis...until now.
Summary: In Speed Racer, based on the upcoming film by the Wachowski brothers, where players will be able to take on the role of the characters from the film, getting behind the wheels of each character's signature vehicles to experience firsthand the film's high-adrenaline, combative racing style.
Conclusion: Not quite hitting pole position, Speed Racer is more like a bronze medalist that you secretly want to support.Turn to Speed Racer if you've a deep love for the movie or "lite" futuristic racers.
Pros: Well presented, Smooth as butter with a good sensation of speed, Plenty of courses and tournaments to race in, Support for 6 multicart players
Cons: Can be too easy, Some tracks are way too long, No wifi options