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Twisted Machines
Get knotted
by Vaughn Highfield 1/12/2013
Product: Twisted Machines
Developer: Reliance Games
Publisher: Reliance Games
Format: Mobile
Genre: Racing
Players: 1
Format: J2ME
Version: Europe
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With Twisted Machines, Reliance Games is looking to offer something different in a mobile racer.

You see, Reliance takes you into a fictitious world where cars have become true behemoths that can achieve mind-bending top speeds.

Despite these high-octane claims, though, Twisted Machines is really just the same game as you've seen many times before.

Start your engines

After picking from a line-up of four of these "twisted machines", you must beat your opposition down a straight race track while avoiding obstacles along the way.

By pressing '2' or 'up' on the thumbstick / D-pad, you move forward. You move left and right, respectively, via the '4' and '6' buttons. By pressing '5' or the 'okay' button, you activate a turbo boost (when one's available). ...
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Reliance attempts to create something far more than is really possible here. In the process, it overlooks this game's potential as an amusing arcade racer
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 4
Overall: 5
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