Moto Racer

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Moto Racer
Moto Racer Coverart.png
Developer(s) Delphine Software International
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Designer(s) Paul Cuisset
Composer(s) Raphaël Gesqua
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows
  • EU: 1997
  • NA: 31 August 1997
PlayStation
  • EU: November 1997
  • NA: 30 November 1997
  • JP: 18 December 1997
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Moto Racer is an arcade style[1] motorcycle racing game developed by Delphine Software International and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation. It features both dirt and street bikes, and a variety of tracks.[2]

Gameplay[edit]

Moto Racer features a total of eight tracks, four of which are unlockable. A multiplayer option is also available, allowing two players to compete over a LAN; Split Screen on the PlayStation version. The single player modes include "Time Attack" and "Championship.". The most laps a player can do is up to eight on the Practice Race.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS) 80.09%[3]
(PC) 75.50%[4]
Review scores
Publication Score
Edge (PC) 8/10[5]
(PS) 7/10[6]
EGM 7.2/10[7]
Game Informer 8/10[8]
GamePro 5/5 stars[9]
Game Revolution B+[10]
GameSpot (PS) 7.2/10[11]
(PC) 7/10[12]
IGN 7.5/10[13]
OPM (US) 5/5 stars[14]
PC Gamer (US) 91%[15]
PC Zone 77%[16]

Moto Racer was met with positive reception, as GameRankings gave it a score of 80.09 percent for the PlayStation version,[3] and 75.50 percent for the PC version.[4]

Sequels and Spin-offs[edit]

Several sequels and spin-offs followed, including Moto Racer 2, Moto Racer World Tour, Moto Racer 3, Moto Racer 4,[17] Moto Racer Advance and Moto Racer DS.

Remake[edit]

In 2011, Anuman and Nobilis released a remake called Moto Racer 15th Anniversary for iOS and Microsoft Windows.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Review". Home of the Underdogs. 1998. Retrieved 2 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Moto Racer for PlayStation (1997)". MobyGames. Retrieved 2 August 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Moto Racer for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Moto Racer for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Edge staff (May 1997). "Moto Racer (PC)". Edge (45). 
  6. ^ Edge staff (December 25, 1997). "Moto Racer (PS)". Edge (53). 
  7. ^ "Moto Racer (PS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 1997. 
  8. ^ "Moto Racer (PS)". Game Informer (55): 79. November 1997. Archived from the original on January 21, 1998. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ Dr. Zombie (1997). "Moto Racer Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 15, 2005. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ Hubble, Calvin (November 1997). "Moto Racer Review (PC)". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on October 22, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  11. ^ Soete, Tim (January 29, 1998). "Moto Racer Review (PS)". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  12. ^ Kaiafas, Tasos (September 26, 1997). "Moto Racer Review (PC)". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  13. ^ Boor, Jay (November 3, 1997). "Moto Racer (PS)". IGN. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Moto Racer". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. 1997. 
  15. ^ Williamson, Colin (December 1997). "Moto Racer GP [sic]". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on March 2, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  16. ^ MacDonald, Duncan (1997). "PC Review: Moto Racing". PC Zone. Retrieved November 25, 2014. [dead link]
  17. ^ http://www.videogamer.com/ps4/moto_racer_4/news/moto_racer_4_speeds_onto_ps4_xbox_one_and_pc_in_october.html

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