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Wacky Races (Dreamcast)

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Description

For those who can remember the cartoon series, this will be a blast from the past. Choose from all your favourite characters including Peter Perfect, Penelope Pitstop and, of course, Dick Dastardly and Muttley, and wind your way through cartoon like environments in the familiar vehicles of each character. Simply get to the end of the race first to open up new tracks, and use weapons to pick off the rest of the cast, and aid your progress.

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There are 23 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Wacky Races Starring Dastardly and Muttley" -- UK Release
  • "Wacky Races: Autorennen Total" -- German title
  • "Los Autos Locos" -- Spanish title
  • "Les Fous Du Volant prĂ©sentent Satanas et Diabolo" -- French PlayStation 2 title
  • "Les Fous Du Volant" -- French title
  • "Corrida Maluca" -- Brazilian title
  • "Corri con Dastadly e Muttley" -- Italian title
  • "Chiki Chiki Machine Mou Race" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

An underrated gem -- in my top 3 Funnest, Most Playable DC Games MagFram (43) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
This is the reason I bought a Dreamcast. Courtland Funke (45) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

The Press Says

Gamezilla Oct 04, 2000 91 out of 100 91
IGN Jul 05, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
Video Games Sep, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Jul 01, 2000 B+ 83
GamePro (US) Nov 24, 2000 4 out of 5 80
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Feb 26, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Jun 28, 2000 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 24, 2000 15 out of 20 75
Super Play Jul, 2000 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Jul 24, 2010 D 25

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Trivia

Sadly, this PC version doesn't include toon shading used in the Dreamcast version, and in Sega's Jet Grind Radio. Toon shading makes the characters stand out from the backgrounds with stronger shadings around the character or vehicle, giving it a more hand drawn look like the real thing.

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Courtland Funke (45) added Wacky Races (Dreamcast) on Apr 18, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69581), Brian Taylor (3), Kartanym (10779) and Xoleras (66241)