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  • Summary: --Special release sale of 25% off!--Try your hand at managing an auto racing team!Become the boss of your own team, training drivers and acquiring sponsors before conquering the Grand Prix!Develop new vehicles and parts, and customize them any way you like! Do you have what it takes to make it to the winner's circle?No knowledge of motorsports is required to play!-- Supports iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Note: Screen rotation and zoom are only available on iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch 2nd generation and later, and iPad. The game now lets you switch between English and Japanese. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Sep 14, 2011
    90
    Yet another excellent addition to Kairosoft's release library. It's familiar, but just different enough to feel unique among the rest. There's no reason why fans shouldn't snap this one up immediately, assuming they haven't already.
  2. Sep 12, 2011
    85
    I'm a huge fan of Kairosoft's managerial games, and Grand Prix Story is a worthy addition to the lineup. The aesthetics and concept are essentially the same, but the execution -- especially in how the game shows your progress -- is improved.
  3. Sep 9, 2011
    80
    Even though you may be suffering from Kairosoft-fatigue, Grand Prix Story is a fantastic sim that harkens back to the developer's roots while showing the polish you'd expect of a later title in their catalog.
  4. 80
    Placing us this time in the shoes of a racing team manager, Kairsoft has succeeded in creating a good management game that follows in the steps of the developer's 'Story' series. Despite a pacing issue in the middle segment of the game, Grand Prix Story remains most enjoyable and captivating.
  5. Dec 19, 2011
    80
    Another great simulator from Kairosoft. This time you're winning races and managing racecar drivers.
  6. Sep 13, 2011
    75
    Even though the races won't keep you on the edge of your seat, this management-heavy racing game still charms with its unique character and addicting gameplay.
  7. Sep 21, 2011
    50
    So despite the winner podiums and big sponsorship contracts and – yes – even the hours you'll spend in this askew universe, Grand Prix Story feels more like deja vu than entertainment. The formula is rapidly palling.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
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  1. Oct 2, 2011
    9
    This is an incredible game, of a very similar level to Game Dev Story. The game is just brilliant, offering you plenty of options without becoming too in depth. It also allows you to watch your car race, something Game Dev Story never did. The only negatives are that it lacks lots of replay value, but that isn't really too disappointing for an App, and it also lacks some of the charm of the original GDS. I would strongly recommend this to any fans of Game Dev Story or fans of management games. This is a true gem that deserves more recognition than what it is getting. Expand
  2. Apr 13, 2014
    8
    Grand Prix story is an excellent phone game that will keep All simulation fans satisfied for hours. Looking for a cheap and in depth game that will keep you busy for hours? well here is your answer. Expand