• Publisher: VD-DEV
  • Release Date: Jul 22, 2019
  • Also On: PC
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  • Summary: RISE: Race The Future is a racing game set in a near future where a new kind of wheel technology will let you drift on all type of terrains and especially on water.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. 80
    Rise: Race the Future is a fantastic racing game at its core that is held back only by the limits of its own ambition. While it would benefit greatly from a further exploration of its own mechanics and multiplayer functionality, it remains a very fun and technically-solid racer that can more than hold its own against the system’s best.
  2. Aug 13, 2019
    Rise: Race The Future could definitely be improved, but there’s a good enough base here that if you’re looking for a fun futuristic racing game, this one (mostly) delivers.
  3. Sep 30, 2019
    As the checkered flag comes down on RISE: Race the Future, it has finished strong. The graphics, the driving mechanics, the tracks, the vehicles, and the play-time are all very good. The game is fun to play and challenging enough to keep you coming back for more. Even if you normally don’t get into racing games, RISE is definitely worth having in your Switch collection. Unfortunately, the lack of multiplayer is a significant omission that we can’t ignore.
  4. Jul 22, 2019
    As long as you’re playing it docked and willing to put the time in to master its helium-light handling, Rise eventually reveals itself to be a rewarding and visually fantastic arcade style racer with an interesting Challenges mode. Its slightly blurry handheld visuals and the complete lack of multiplayer are disappointing, but persevere with its slippery steering and the payoff is a fun – if unforgiving – solo racing game.
  5. Aug 7, 2019
    Rise: Race the Future is a racing game that reverses the trend towards complexity and realism and exchanges it for simplicity in a work that is mostly centered on driving skills for rather short but demanding challenges. Thanks to its remarkable art style and good selling price, Rise: Race the Future is a good choice for fans of racing games but the lack of a multiplayer experience is its biggest shortcoming.
  6. Jan 21, 2020
    Even if you were to look at this title without comparing it to other arcade racers, Rise: Race the Future would simply be fine. The track designs are good, and the Challenge mode offers up something in lieu of multiplayer. However, with a limited selection of tracks and cars when compared to other games, Rise feels rather limited in terms of what the player can do before boredom sets in. Ultimately, the game does well as a quick snack, but it's doesn't need to be a permanent part of one's racing library.
  7. Jul 26, 2019
    I found the game rather enjoyable as I could freely pick it up to play a few levels or challenges. It was nice to be able to play a quick race between cooking dinner or that small time between I need to go to bed and well going to bed. Would I recommend this game to others, yes but let’s be honest this is not for everyone? If you are simulation racer type you may find this game a bit too loose and wild.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Jul 22, 2019
    Great sense of speed, responsive controls, looking great and running smooth. Old-school arcade racing fun. No multiplayer though
  2. Jul 24, 2019
    This is a good Arcade Racer, Good speed, mastering sliding is really a cool sensation, and nice graphics on the Switch.
  3. Jul 25, 2019
    This is just about the perfect arcade rally racer for a handheld. There is no multiplayer and the music is abysmal but the graphics andThis is just about the perfect arcade rally racer for a handheld. There is no multiplayer and the music is abysmal but the graphics and performance are about as good as it gets on Switch. There is a ton to do in this game, the load times are very fast and you can also customize every button. The handling is a little soft but the wide track lanes make up for it... The boost mechanic works really well for strategic overtaking and the opponent AI is good. Love this game as it is but it could really benefit from an update adding multiplayer, better music, and maybe replays. Expand
  4. Dec 18, 2019
    This game looks good enough on the Switch when it is in action but that is literally the only good thing I can say about it. It feels like aThis game looks good enough on the Switch when it is in action but that is literally the only good thing I can say about it. It feels like a cheap mobile game, the handling is very poor, the game doesn't even have any rumble features, and the racing is simplistic at best. You have lazy course layouts that feel poorly designed and the game overall just feels boring to play. You have this oddly disconnected feel the entire time you are trying to race, keep in mind how there is absolutely no feedback in this game and the cars handle kinda oddly. Overall I have to give this game a negative score for feeling half-baked and unfinished. Expand