DescriptionCars: Race-O-Rama is a racing game set in the Disney/Pixar Cars universe. It is the third entry in a series of THQ licensed games that include Cars and Cars: Mater-National Championship . The game includes a single-player story mode and an arcade mode. In story mode, you progress through a series of races and mini-games with a series of cutscenes. In arcade mode, you can replay story mode events and compete in 2-player split-screen races.
The plot of Cars: Race-O-Rama centers around Lightning McQueen as he trains students of the Doc Hudson Racing Academy to compete in the Race-O-Rama Circuit. Soon, Lightning discovers that his arch-enemy, Chick Hicks, is training a rival group of racers who don't race by the rules. Lightning must compete against these rival racers in an effort to win the Race-O-Rama trophy.
Story mode uses an open-world format, where you can explore the world and play different events by driving to marked waypoints. There are 7 different main explorable areas including Radiator Springs Stadium, Ornament Valley, Tailfin Pass, Radiator Springs, Santa Carburera, Autovia, and Motoropolis. There are also 3 mini-games based on the Disney/Pixar animated short series "Cars Toons" that center around the character Mater. These include "Mater the Greater", "El Materdor", and "Tokyo Mater".
While racing, there is a boost meter that slowly fills over time. Using the boost will give you a quick speed increase. There is also a new drifting mechanic that allows you to take tighter turns and fill the boost meter more rapidly. You can also jump in most races to avoid obstacles and other racers.
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|Cheat Code Central||Xbox 360||Oct, 2009||3.7 out of 5||74|
|Cheat Code Central||PlayStation 2||Nov, 2009||3 out of 5||60|
|Da Gameboyz||Wii||Nov, 2009||6 out of 10||60|
|Cheat Code Central||Wii||Nov, 2009||3 out of 5||60|
|Worth Playing||Wii||Dec 12, 2009||5.5 out of 10||55|
|IGN||Xbox 360||Oct 21, 2009||5 out of 10||50|
|IGN||PlayStation 2||Oct 21, 2009||5 out of 10||50|
|4Players.de||Xbox 360||Nov 19, 2009||49 out of 100||49|
|4Players.de||PlayStation 3||Nov 19, 2009||49 out of 100||49|
|PSX Extreme||PlayStation 3||Jan 04, 2010||4.5 out of 10||45|
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- PS3trophies.org (Trophy guide for Disney/Pixar Cars: Race-O-Rama)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Cars Race-O-Rama.)
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