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Mini Motor Racing
Mini monster
by Damien McFerran 15/11/2012
Product: Mini Motor Racing
Developer: The Binary Mill
Publisher: The Binary Mill
Format: Xperia Play
Genre: Racing
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Mini Motor Racing on iOS was a deceptive little game. On the surface, it looked as stunning as a brand new Porsche rolling off the garage forecourt, all gleaming surfaces and sexy bodywork. However, as soon as you turned the key in the ignition, things fell apart - the controls were dire, the challenge unbalanced, and the rival AI as daft as a brush.

While the transition to Xperia Play has solved one of those issues, the other problems remain - and they're just as annoying as they were on iPhone.

Presented in much the same style as the 8-bit classic Micro Machines, Mini Motor Racing is a circuit-based speed-fest which pits you against six other cars across a variety of different tracks - some take place on tarmac, while others are off-road affairs. ...
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This Xperia Play port benefits from superior handling, but still ends up in the gravel thanks to unbalanced gameplay and stupid opponents
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 5
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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