Excerpt: I dropped nearly everything when I heard we had a code for Sega Rally Online Arcade on the Xbox 360. The Sega Rally franchise has been a great one in the arcades. I was very excited to start my engines with this franchise again. After patiently waiting for the game to download I was ready to play. One of the things to bear in mind with Sega Rally Online Arcade is it only costs 800 points. So we are talking around ten dollars.
Summary: As a nostalgia trip, " Sega Rally Online Arcade " just about works ok. As an actual game for anyone who never played the originals in an arcade setting, you’ll wonder what the fuss was about. For anyone who played Revo in 2007/8, you’ll also wonder how Sega got away with this release, such is the horrific re-use of pre-existing content. It’s terrible value for money, but somehow pretty enjoyable.
Conclusion: Think of SROA and Revo as two sides of the same coin. If you’re looking to get your hands on every bit of content you possibly can, and don’t care so much about the arcade racing experience, it might be more to your benefit to search your local bargain bins for a copy of Revo. On the other hand, if you value the arcade approach to racing games, and prefer the “minute to learn, ages to master” mentality of arcade gaming in general, or if you were put off by Revo’s...
Summary: Sega Rally Online Arcade brings back all the features players could want from the popular arcade and console racers, including Championship Battle mode and Time Attack, while adding an exciting online racing mode that lets players battle it out with up to five drivers around the world.
Excerpt: Did you spend hours and a lot of coins in shopping mall arcades behind the steering wheel of Sega Rally? Do you miss those days? Then Sega Rally Online Arcade is for you! Plus it’s available on the South African marketplace – bonus!
Excerpt: Racing games have come a long way in every way since Sega Rally was first introduced into arcades back in 1994. The downloadable version that has been developed has been updated somewhat without losing that Sega Rally feel and styling, the question is though whether this has stood the test of time.