by Harry Slater 30/11/2012
Product: Ghost Racer
Format: iPhone, iPad
One of my favourite things to do in racing games is to use my opponents as brakes. You plough into a corner, aim for whoever's in the lead, and use the chassis of his car to slow you down. Usually you end up facing in the right direction and they end up in a gravel trap.
You can't do that in Ghost Racer because, as the title suggests, you're racing against ghosts. Using non-corporeal representations of your and other players' best lap times as brakes is just not possible, and that, and a few other niggles, conspire to squash the fun out of the game.
There's some fun to be had here, but too often Ghost Racer is a source of frustration rather than enjoyment
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