Originally released as an arcade cabinet, Konami’s racer stood out with its bright visuals and a big plastic handbrake to yank as you cornered. It also included an unusual range of small fun cars, rather than the usual supercharged speedsters.
Most innovative, though was its free roaming environment, filled with short cuts, something unheard of in driving games at the time. You don’t need cars bristling with cylinder heads or pumped full of nitrous to make an exciting racing game. GTi Club+ (based on a cult classic arcade machine) instead lobs players the keys to a collection of compact but character filled cars, including the Mini Cooper and Renault 5 Turbo. Continue reading »
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Car chase / car racing games fan? Have you been thinking about spoiling yourself by making a purchase for your iPhone or iPod Touch from the App Store this Christmas? If you perhaps like Ferrari too (who doesn’t!?) then take a look at this gameplay review video done brilliantly by slide to play.