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
ReleaseMicrosoft Windows
  • NA: August 31, 1997
  • EU: August 31, 1997
PlayStation
  • NA: November 30, 1997
  • EU: November 30, 1997
  • JP: December 18, 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.[2]

Gameplay[edit]

Players race on either a motocross bike or street bike, depending on the track.[3] 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 or Internet on the PC[3] or split screen on the PlayStation version. The single player modes include "Time Attack" and "Championship". The most laps a player can do is eight on the Practice Race.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
GameRankings(PS) 80.09%[4]
(PC) 75.50%[5]
Review scores
PublicationScore
Edge(PC) 8/10[6]
(PS) 7/10[7]
EGM7.2/10[8]
Game Informer8/10[9]
GamePro5/5 stars[10]
Game RevolutionB+[11]
GameSpot(PS) 7.2/10[12]
(PC) 7/10[13]
IGN(PS) 7.5/10[14]
OPM (US)5/5 stars[15]
PC Gamer (US)91%[16]
PC Zone77%[17]

Moto Racer was met with positive reception. GameRankings gave it a score of 80.09 percent for the PlayStation version based on 11 reviews,[4] and 75.50 percent for the PC version based on 4 reviews.[5]

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,[18] 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. ^ IGN.com: Moto Racer for PC
  3. ^ a b "NG Alphas: Moto Racer". Next Generation. No. 28. Imagine Media. April 1997. p. 106.
  4. ^ a b "Moto Racer for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Moto Racer for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  6. ^ Edge staff (May 1997). "Moto Racer (PC)". Edge (45).
  7. ^ Edge staff (December 25, 1997). "Moto Racer (PS)". Edge (53).
  8. ^ "Moto Racer (PS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. 1997.
  9. ^ "Moto Racer (PS)". Game Informer (55): 79. November 1997. Archived from the original on January 21, 1998. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  10. ^ Dr. Zombie (1997). "Moto Racer Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 15, 2005. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  11. ^ Hubble, Calvin (November 1997). "Moto Racer Review (PC)". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on October 22, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  12. ^ Soete, Tim (January 29, 1998). "Moto Racer Review (PS)". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  13. ^ Kaiafas, Tasos (September 26, 1997). "Moto Racer Review (PC)". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  14. ^ Boor, Jay (November 3, 1997). "Moto Racer (PS)". IGN. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  15. ^ "Moto Racer". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. 1997.
  16. ^ Williamson, Colin (December 1997). "Moto Racer GP [sic]". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on March 2, 2000. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  17. ^ MacDonald, Duncan (1997). "PC Review: Moto Racing". PC Zone. Archived from the original on June 24, 2007. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-07. Retrieved 2016-05-10.

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