Looney Tunes Racing
|Looney Tunes Racing|
|Distributor(s)||Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment|
|Producer(s)||Caroline Esmurdoc (PS1)|
Looney Tunes Racing features available weapons, that are slightly unusual for the genre—instead of random pickups as in most games, racers collect tokens which are used to charge various weapons. Six levels are available, and only the topmost level may be activated. Also available are environmental hazards, triggered by driving through an 'ACME gag-activation arch', generally aimed further ahead on the track.
The game features a normal season ('Championship') mode with three levels, each with 4 (Rascal), 5 (Stinker), or 6 (Despicable) races. All tracks are unique. Each race features 6 racers, and awards 10 points for first, 6 for second, and 4 for third. Finishing fourth or worse requires you to use a continue (you start with three) to retry the race. Winning a championship unlocks a bonus level and a character. Winning the Despicable championship also leads you to either a specific ending movie (for one of the starting characters) or a generic showing of the trophy (for the hidden ones). The ending movie shows the results of your character's wish, awarded by Smokey the genie (although he always congratulates them for winning 'the race', not the series).
One can also race on individual tracks, unlocked once they are won in 'Championship' mode. Also found here are three bonus levels won in 'Championship' mode.
These are 15 special races, divided into three 'floors' of five events each. The last event in each is a race on a short track against a secret character (Porky, Elmer, or Gossamer). The other four events range from collection (gather a certain number of icons around an arena), to special conditions (no brakes, for example), to time trials. Winning each event recovers an artifact from the museum. Each event can end with failure or a medal for success: bronze (minimum win), silver (slightly tougher), or gold (toughest). Winning a medal on each event unlocks the next floor; winning a medal on all events on the third floor unlocks the 'Challenge' ending movie, where the Acme museum is (temporarily) reopened.
Two players can either race, battle, or try 'Wacky', which brings up random events for the two to try. Note that in battle mode, the two most powerful powerups are deactivated for battle events. For race events, the bonus levels are replaced by the short speedways used in the challenge events.
- Billy West as Bugs Bunny, Pepe Le Pew, and Elmer Fudd
- Maurice LaMarche as Yosemite Sam
- Bill Farmer as Foghorn Leghorn
- Bob Bergen as Porky Pig
- June Foray as Granny
- Joe Alaskey as Daffy Duck, Sylvester the Cat, Gossamer, Rocky and Mugsy, Marvin the Martian, Tweety Bird, Smokey the Genie, and Peter Lorre scientist
- Kath Soucie as Lola Bunny
- Jim Cummings as Taz
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