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Game review
Carnage Racing
Last gen
by Harry Slater 24/9/2013
Product: Carnage Racing
Publisher: Jagex
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Racing, Sports
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Carnage Racing is a little rough around the edges - sometimes literally. Its cars cut jagged forms as they race down the slightly dull-looking tracks, their collected weapons exploding in uninspiring flashes of orange pixels.

In spite of that graphical inelegance, the violent racing at the heart of the game keeps things reasonably interesting, and the slightly-odd time-shift mechanic means that there's at least one part of the game that feels fresh.

Not that carnage-y

After picking a car you're dropped into an eight-way race to the finish. The vehicles might verge on the realistic, but the setting looks like something cribbed from a PS2 kart game. You dart around a twisting dirt track, collecting glowing blue orbs. ...
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While it is a bit less bonkers than its name suggests, Carnage Racing has a solid and entertaining core
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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