LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
Quick off the line
By Damien McFerran 29 July 2013
Delta-V Racing | Developer:
Spacehopper Studios | Publisher:
Spacehopper Studios | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Casual, Racing | Players:
1 | Version:
Games like Mario Kart and WipEout gave the "combat racing" genre mainstream popularity, but in the years since those games first appeared we've seen precious little experimentation in this area - until now.
While Delta-V Racing is hardly rewriting the rulebook, its switch from 3D to 2D gives it a unique feel which allows it to stand out from other racers.
The game comprises 36 events spread across four leagues. Race events are a battle for first place, but there are other modes - such as Elimination and Hot Lap - which tinker with the rules slightly.
Part-racer, part-side-scrolling shooter, Delta-V Racing offers an impressive amount of excitement and challenge, and it can be played using just a single finger