Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge

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Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge
Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge Cover Art.jpg
Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge cover art
Developer(s) Distinctive Software
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Platform(s) PC.
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Floppy disk

Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge is a video game that was released in 1991 on the PC and was developed by Distinctive Software. It is a racing game featuring a career mode modeled after Mario Andrettis career. The objective is to earn enough money by winning races to enter and win the indy car series.

Gameplay[edit]

The game is a 3D racing game from the 1st perspective. Replays can be viewed from the 3rd persion perspective. The player starts with $20.000 and has to earn money by winning races to enter the higher series.[1] The available series are Sprint Cars, Modified, Stock Cars, Prototypes, Formula 1 and Indy Cars. The games contains one car per series [2] and twelve race tracks [3] are included:

Reception[edit]

Compute! stated in 1992 that Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge "falls short of the ultimate racing simulation, but it does take us several laps in the right direction."[4]Computer Gaming World noted in 1991 that "it is the first time aficionados have been able to 'feel' the difference in six different types of racing."[5] PC Format gave a 65% rating.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge at Mobygames.com
  2. ^ Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge at Internet Game Cars Database
  3. ^ May, Scott (February 1992). "Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge". Compute!. pp. 116–118. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  4. ^ May, Scott (February 1992). "Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge". Compute!. pp. 116–118. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Supercharged Simulation". Computer Gaming World. September 1991. pp. 98–100. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 

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