Newman Haas Racing

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PlayStation
80
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Windows
60
3.7
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Description

Newman Haas Racing is a racing game developed in conjunction with the real-life Newman/Haas racing team. The game features 16 official drivers, cars and 11 tracks from the Indy Car series. The tracks include Houston (introduced in 1998), Laguna Seca Raceway, The Milwaukee Mile, Long Beach and more. The graphics engine is based upon Psygnosis' Formula One game. Commentary is provided by Indy car champion Danny Sullivan and Bob Varsha (ESPN).

There are 4 difficulty levels and 3 main game modes: Single Race, Challenge (the AI is adjusted according to your results) and a full season of racing. In multiplayer, players can go head-to-head in a split-screen mode.

Screenshots

Newman Haas Racing Windows Setting up a race. You can choose between 11 circuits, including a test track.
Newman Haas Racing Windows The game supports a high, for 1998, resolution of 1280x1024.
Newman Haas Racing PlayStation Cockpit view.
Newman Haas Racing PlayStation You can do the qualifying session...

Alternate Titles

  • "Newman Haas Racing: An American indy car challenge" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun PlayStation Mar, 1998 90 out of 100 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 1998 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot PlayStation May 06, 1998 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 68 out of 100 68
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun 04, 2004 B- 67
Power Play Windows Nov, 1998 63 out of 100 63
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1998 62 out of 100 62
GameSpot Windows Mar 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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