S.C.A.R.S. (video game)

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Nintendo 64 box art
North American Nintendo 64 cover art
Developer(s) Vivid Image
Publisher(s) Ubi Soft Entertainment
Platform(s) PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows
Release PlayStation
Nintendo 64
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Up to 4 players.

S.C.A.R.S. (standing for Super Computer Animal Racing Simulator, although unmentioned) is a racing video game featuring cars that are shaped like animals. It was released on the Nintendo 64, PlayStation and for Microsoft Windows.


IGN rated the PS1 version in 1998, saying (out of 10) 8.0 for presentation, 9.0 for graphics, 8.0 for sound, 7.0 for gameplay, 6.0 for lasting appeal, and an overall score of 6.5 out of 10.[1]

The Sports Gaming Network reviewed the game in 1999, rating it (out of 100) the Graphics 84, Sound 58, Interface 72, Gameplay 80, Difficulty 88, and overall, 76. It claimed that the graphics were sharp and colourful, the sound being boring and 'dead', the gameplay being somewhat eclectic with future setting and weaponry and cartoon-ish graphics.[2]

Computer & Video Games rated the Windows version in 2001, giving it an overall score of 4.9 out of 10, claiming that the weapons in the game are cool but a bit annoying.[3]