Jun 20, 2019A jam-packed remake that looks and sounds brilliant, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a lovingly crafted remake of a much beloved kart racer. Online play and customisation bring it kicking and screaming into the 21st century, but for as fun as the zippy racing is, it sticks perhaps a little too closely to the original model. High difficulty and some unforgiving track design mean this feels slightly dated. However, it's hard not to crack a smile as you drift around familiar tracks, laying down TNT crates, and humming along to the music. Fans will love what Beenox has done, but for everyone else, just be aware of the game's retro tendencies before stepping behind the wheel.
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Jun 21, 2019Nostalgia might well have carried this one through, but in truth it doesn’t need it: this is a great game that has for the most part aged remarkably well, with the visual upgrade and other tweaks serving to make absolutely certain it’s worth the price of admission; I just wish the AI didn’t sometimes feel so cheap. It’s rare that a game can be as good as it was 20 years ago in a modern re-release – but this classic kart racer manages it.
Awards & Rankings
Mixed or average reviews- based on 466 Ratings
Jul 30, 2019Really well put together and a great remake. However, the game was designed from the ground up to be a grindfest unless you make a bunch ofReally well put together and a great remake. However, the game was designed from the ground up to be a grindfest unless you make a bunch of microtransactions to buy Wumpa coins, which really isn't appropriate for a full-price game marketed to children and nostalgia lovers. Very disappointing as it would be a contender for best game of 2019 without that but Activision just inflating their review scores artificially demonstrates that they know this is a reprehensible and predatory practice but choosing to do it anyway. I'll be returning my copy soon as feel completely missold on this.… Full Review »
Jun 21, 2019Pros:
-Game mechanics are challenging but very rewarding -Great graphics -Runs well though it runs and looks better on PS4Pros:
-Game mechanics are challenging but very rewarding
-Runs well though it runs and looks better on PS4 Pro.
-Amazing track design
-25 racers all unlockable for free (no $$$ needed)
-Story mode has been improved and polished
-Future DLCs (tracks,characters) all will be free
-local Mp is fun.
-Online mode needs some patches
- Mediocre form of anti-aliasing
- Each character does not have a 'SUPER' that would make them more unique.
Mario Kart is overrated. CTR FTW!!!… Full Review »