This was my sister's and my first introduction to a racing game, and so far, it is my favorite. Having been a teen in the 60's, the thought of racing VolksWagens tickled me. I remember the fun we had bombing around my sister's white VW beetle. The premise is simple. You are given a number of choices - speed racing (not quite as easy as it looks), dune racing, jumping, cross and monster. The game also offers single-player, multiplayer and IPX LAN online. (As of yet, online racing is not available on a gaming site.) You have the option to quick race (a great place to learn), championship race (some nice surprises here) or attempt the Beetle Challenge. Personally, I prefer dune racing, while my sister excels at speed racing. Neither of us does well in the jumping category; it requires a great deal of practice.