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Generally favorable reviews- based on 109 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 81 out of 109
  2. Negative: 21 out of 109

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  1. DonaldR.
    Dec 17, 2006
    Another great game from the daddy of racing games. I much prefer this to GTR. slightly more forgiving and engaging race game.
  2. DinuC.
    Jan 19, 2007
    Finally something to even consider playing after GT 4's brilliance!
  3. Smoky
    Jan 19, 2007
    Excellent, door-to-door racing full time. This sim is a blast and a great way for people new and experienced to enjoy the sport of Simracing.
  4. SamB.
    Jan 22, 2007
    Good fun, drives well, easier to stay on the track than GTR2 but harder to win as the cars are less powerful. AI cars in multiplayer which GTR2 doesn't have.
  5. J.A.K
    Jan 26, 2007
    Certainly the best game I've ever played. Sad that it includes a few bugs, too, and that the hardware requirements are so high. Those two facts prevent Race from getting 10/10.
  6. OkraVanMorphen
    Feb 1, 2007
    May be not enough cars and tracks, but great feeling in multiplayer sessions are the best I've seen for a long time and for European gamers its best. 27 dollar are just 20 euro. Thats less then the half of a full price game.
  7. StefanosF.
    Feb 2, 2007
    Amazing game overall, almost real physics, essentially the front wheel drive alternative to GTR 2 (well, the RWD cars are also good..). Captures the real race atmosphere very well, the best sound of every racing game so far and very good graphics that would only benefit from a SM 3.0 patch. Not a real load for a decent PC.
  8. BojanB.
    Feb 8, 2007
    It's not 10 because of models who are not so perfect, and you need strong machine to play it I full graphics! Also few bugs make it to be 9! Otherwise everything else is great, physics and filing are very, very good! Maybe some next version will be 10! Cheers...
  9. DirtyDoGG
    Feb 10, 2007
    Overall a great representation of a good close racing championship, decent graphics good driving/physics model bettered only by the sound, good for newcomers and racing sim experts alike.
  10. RicoD.
    Feb 23, 2007
    Awesome game, especially playing it online, the tightest and most fun online racing I have ever experienced, a well deserved full score, could have had a career funcion though to make single player weigh some more, but apart from that, a real jewel.
  11. AllanJ.
    Feb 26, 2007
    If you want intense and close racing - look no further than this. Awesome? No. Brilliant? No. The best there is!
  12. [Anonymous]
    Apr 2, 2007
    Excellent graphics, great gameplay and variety in tracks/vehicles.
  13. KravadinkaS.
    Apr 28, 2007
    It's just a great game! RWD is so real as FWD to! Once more, great game!
  14. JeffG.
    Jun 19, 2007
    Very nice Eye Candy for the Sim-Racing World...Only draw back in my opinion is not enuff cars, and completely Un-Modifiable.
  15. IanR.
    Aug 28, 2007
    Really good racing sim. Takes a while to get used to controls but is a good challlenge.
  16. JanosV.
    Jan 30, 2008
    2nd best racing game so far.Great graphics,extreme physics.Most enjoyable game in it's class after Race 07.

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. While there's still a decent driving model underneath, it's hard to see RACE appealing to fans who've driven Simbin's other titles, and so, this time at least, the hare comes out on top. [Jan 2007, p.87]
  2. PC Gamer UK
    There are times when - beaten by twitchy analogue controls, insufficient feedback and maybe just a sheer lack of hardcore skills - it can feel like a dispassionate sim rather than an affecting, involving game. [Jan 2007, p.90]
  3. PC Format
    While it's nowhere near as theatrical as "GTR2," there's a solid core of tight, exciting racing and impressive physics here. [Jan 2007, p.56]